Adderall Abuse: Symptoms and Signs of Addiction

Adderall Abuse: Symptoms and Signs of Addiction

Adderall is a stimulant that often helps a person increase his or her alertness and productivity. People who are dealing with an Adderall addiction are unlikely to display various symptoms and signs commonly associated with other types of drug abuse. Some of the most...
What Are the Phases of Methadone Withdrawal?

What Are the Phases of Methadone Withdrawal?

Methadone withdrawal occurs following a methadone addiction. Methadone withdrawal symptoms affect a person’s ability to function properly. Once a person develops a physical dependence on methadone, he or she may experience the following phases during the...
8 Recovery Retreats for Addiction

8 Recovery Retreats for Addiction

In a recent article of ours, we cited the many reasons that going on a retreat is great for your mind, body, and soul.  Taking some time for yourself, away from it all, can be a great support to your ongoing recovery.  In a retreat atmosphere, you can separate...
Drinking and Driving Facts

Drinking and Driving Facts

Drinking and driving is a major problem in the United States. To better understand the short- and long-term ramifications of drinking and driving, let’s first consider the following impaired driving statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
How to Develop Patience for Recovery

How to Develop Patience for Recovery

Patience is not easy.  In fact, it is one of the most challenging personality traits to develop on for many people.   The saying, “patience is a virtue” is well known and reminds us that the ability to wait for something without getting angry, frustrated, or upset is...