Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

For many reasons, people are not as forthcoming about their drug abuse as they may be about other problems. Still, there are physical, behavioral, and psychological warning signs of both use and abuse. If you recognize these signs in a loved one, it may be time to...
Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Alcohol, opiates, amphetamines—it doesn’t matter your drug of choice. When you get to the point you realize you don’t want to stay on this path, you need to ask for help. This may not be easy to do. But the good news is, in most cases, family or friends have been...
Couples in Trouble: How to Heal Together

Couples in Trouble: How to Heal Together

Co-dependency is cause for concern. Shared poor choices, habits, or addictions are twice as troubling when two people are in peril. Rehab may be required, be it at an addiction center, alcohol treatment center, detox center, or someplace similar where you can get...
8 Signs Your Loved One Needs Alcohol Rehab

8 Signs Your Loved One Needs Alcohol Rehab

It starts out with a beer during the game, or a martini after work. But slowly, alcohol has become an essential part of your loved one’s life, to the point where you have genuine concerns. How do you know when it’s time to seek alcohol treatment and rehab? According...
What Does Alcohol Detox Look Like?

What Does Alcohol Detox Look Like?

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 15.1 million adults in the United States suffer from an alcohol addiction and are in need of treatment. Some choose to stop drinking “cold turkey” without professional help. Many experience symptoms of...