Portland Maine Detox Recovery and Rehabilitation

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 [...]

How to Tell If Your Parent is Abusing Alcohol

Alcohol abuse doesn’t just affect the person who is struggling with the disorder, but it deeply affects the entire family as a whole. There are few things as difficult as watching someone you [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Quit Heroin

Heroin is a highly addictive and illicit opioid, one that has gained rampant popularity over the course of the past decade and one that is responsible for thousands of overdose-related deaths annually. The [...]

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 [...]

Relapse Prevention – Dealing With Highly Triggered Areas: Concerts

One of the biggest concerns that newly sober addicts of every age face is whether or not they’ll be able to have real, authentic fun in addiction recovery. This concern is especially common [...]