Symptoms of Addiction

What is Dual Diagnosis For Addiction Treatment?

Addiction and mental health concerns go hand-in-hand. Both directly affect the brain, and both can lead to a variety of similarly disruptive and difficult-to-manage symptoms. They are also closely linked by cause and [...]

The Best Non-Narcotic and Non-Addictive Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health disorder that is characterized by significant shifts in energy levels and mood, and an inability to easily carry out daily tasks [...]

Does Bipolar Disorder Cause Addiction?

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition characterized by significant and inexplicable mood swings as well as erratic behaviors and changes in energy levels. Those who suffer from untreated bipolar disorder will [...]

What Are the Long Term Effects of Heroin Abuse?

Heroin is a powerful opioid drug derived from morphine. It typically comes in the form of a white or brown powder, though it can also come in the form of a thick tar [...]

Important Opioid and Opiates Information – Heroin Facts and Statistics

Heroin is an extremely potent opioid narcotic, one that is illegal in all 50 states and has been labeled a Schedule I drug by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Over the course [...]

How to Tell Your Parents You Are in Addiction Recovery

If you struggled with active addiction and still lived with your parents, the chances are that they knew. It’s very difficult to hide the symptoms of addiction from anyone you spend a good [...]

The Alcoholism Test – How to Test Yourself or a Loved One for Alcoholism

8 Signs that You or a Loved One is an Alcoholic Everybody drinks, right? For young adults, drinking to excess seems almost like a rite of passage. You’re expected to get [...]

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 [...]