Drug Misuse and Abuse

The Difference Between Rehab and Detox

Drug addiction affects over 23.5 million Americans and under 12% of those addicted actually get treatment. Although drugs and alcohol all have different mechanisms of action, all addictions have the same root behaviors as [...]

Marijuana Use at Work is on the Rise

You may not believe it but using marijuana in the workplace has become a growing trend. It’s already been established that plenty of people drink alcohol and use prescription, and other, drugs during office [...]

What to Expect in Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

You or a loved one may be considering drug or alcohol rehab if you have a history of substance abuse or addiction. While you may feel hesitant, it’s always helpful to be acquainted with [...]

The Dangers of Detoxing Alone

More than 23 million Americans face addiction – making this one of the most devastating health crises in the country’s modern history. Despite the prevalence of substance abuse and addiction, just 10% of people [...]

How to Beat Self Doubt after Addiction

For recovering addicts, getting over the physical aspects of their disease is just the first obstacle. Once people move into recovery after detox treatment, they need to confront an equally difficulty reality. A negative [...]

Is My Loved One Addicted to Morphine?

Opioid misuse and abuse is a deadly epidemic. More than 72,000 people in the U.S. have died from opioid use since 1999, which translates to about 115 people each day. This mortality rate makes [...]