You’ve finally admitted it. You have an alcohol addiction. Your friends, family, and other loved ones have pushed you to finally try rehab, but you’d really rather not. After all, you can detox from alcohol on your own, right? It can’t be that hard, you say. You’ll just go cold turkey and be okay from […]
Substance addiction, especially with alcohol and drugs, affects many facets of a person’s life and treating this kind of disease has never been easy. An effective addiction rehabilitation recovery program must help the person stop abusing alcohol or drugs, keep a life free from substance abuse, while achieving a healthy functioning in the family, work […]
If you or a loved one has gone to addiction intervention, assessment, detox, treatment rehab and recovery, have you ever thought about life after the recovery? Maybe you’re thinking how you will pass the time or what will you do in your free time; how you’ll support yourself or your loved one; or if you […]
When the effect of alcohol wears off, your alcoholic loved one may show signs of withdrawal symptoms. These may include being jumpy or shaky, and having a headache. Some may struggle with insomnia, irritability, and depression, along with fatigue or bring drained of energy. In more severe cases, alcohol addicts can experience hallucinations, confusion, and […]
The most commonly used and abused drug, after alcohol is marijuana. Other common drugs of abuse include heroin, cocaine and inhalants. The causes of addiction are family members who have struggled with an addiction, an abusive or neglectful childhood, mental health issues and depression, and the use of drugs at a relatively young age.