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The Effects of Detoxing While Pregnant

Posted in Addiction, healthcare on July 21, 2015 | by bill

At a time when most women’s emotions are particularly volatile, detoxing while pregnant can make the process seem much more intimidating, which is why medical assistance is crucial to the success of detoxing while pregnant. Pregnant women who do not detox and instead choose to keep abusing drugs, put themselves and their unborn child at Read more

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Common Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Posted in Addiction, healthcare on July 13, 2015 | by bill

Gamma-Amino Butyric acid (GABA), is an amino acid that acts as a neurotransmitter in the body’s central nervous system. Not only does it hinder nerve transmission in the brain, it also serves to calm any nervous activity. People take GABA as a way to improve mood, relieve anxiety, improve sleep, help with premenstrual syndrome, and Read more

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What is the Most Important Sign of a High-Quality Drug Treatment Center?

Posted in Treatment, treatment alternatives on July 9, 2015 | by bill

When choosing the right treatment center for yourself or a loved one, the pressure of making the right decision can seem overwhelming. How do you know what to look for? What makes a treatment center stand out from the rest? Regardless of the questions asked, the main objective of any treatment center should be the Read more

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How to Identify Addiction in a Loved One

Posted in Addiction on July 2, 2015 | by bill

If you or a loved one feel that they are suffering from the consequences of substance abuse, help is available at Boca Raton drug rehab, Treatment Alternatives. In order to better understand what drug abuse and addiction looks like and what you can do to help, then you need to be able to identify addiction Read more

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Inside The Hungry Heart

Posted in Addiction, News on June 23, 2015 | by bill

Recently, Bess O’Brien was honored for her documentary The Hungry Heart, which chronicles the hidden world of prescription drug addiction. The American Society of Addiction Medicine honored the intimate documentary with the 2015 Media Award at the 46th annual conference in Austin. Portrayed through the eyes of pediatrician Fred Holmes, it chronicles the constant struggle Read more

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Recreational Drugs: Affecting Our Mental Health More Than We Realize?

Posted in drug abuse on June 16, 2015 | by bill

Used as a temporary escape from our everyday lives, recreational drugs offer an escape from our everyday lives and the problems that come with them. When used as a means of escape, recreational drug use can actually end up worsening their mental health situation, causing users to need help with substance abuse treatment. Recently, scientists Read more

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Your Fingerprint Can Now Reveal Cocaine Drug Abuse

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse, News on June 9, 2015 | by bill

Recently, a new way to reveal cocaine drug abuse has been discovered. A simple fingerprint can now detect cocaine use through what scientists call “mass spectrometry.” Fingerprints are tested against saliva samples in order to determine whether the two tests are related. Previous forms of fingerprint testing have only been able to determine whether a Read more

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Hilary Clinton Announces That Substance Abuse Will be Big Part of Campaign

Posted in Addiction, healthcare, News on June 2, 2015 | by bill

Hilary Clinton has taken the same stance on just about every major “fight” that she states she plans on fighting. Of those fights, the main one that she focuses on is rebuilding the economy, strengthening families, stripping dysfunction from government and protecting the country from security threats. However, recently Clinton has added another issue to Read more

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Recovery Survival Guide

Posted in Addiction, drug abuse, healthcare, News, Relapse Prevention on May 25, 2015 | by bill

Your first 30 days in recovery may come as a shock to your system and overall way of living, but the most important thing to keep in mind is that “this too shall pass.” In order to make it through the first tumultuous days of recovery, here are some tips that will make sure your Read more

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How Much Money Does Not Drinking Save You, Anyways?

Posted in News, recovery on May 20, 2015 | by bill

Sure, while there are countless amounts of positives when it comes to making the decision to go into recovery, i.e. better health, stability, relationships, etc., it also does not hurt that you save money by not going out to the bar every night and throwing all of your hard earned money away. After years and Read more

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