Why Conventional Rehab Doesn’t Always Work

Why Conventional Rehab Doesn’t Always Work

Drug and alcohol addiction is overwhelmingly common in this country, but there’s still a stigma that surrounds those who struggle with it. The conventional course for drug treatment is often a rehab program. While some addicts do find success through such a...
Heroin and Opiate Addiction: Symptoms and How to Help

Heroin and Opiate Addiction: Symptoms and How to Help

Heroin and Opiate Addiction: Symptoms and How to Help Opiate addiction is extremely common in the United States. This class of drugs is both highly varied and very addictive to those who use them. Opioids include both illicit drugs like heroin and prescription drugs...
Addiction and Relapse

Addiction and Relapse

As of 2016 we still aren’t really sure what “addiction” means. There are many schools of thought regarding recovery from drug dependence, the model currently accepted by the AMA (American Medical Association), views addiction as a complex brain-based...