Sep 20, 2019

How Addiction And Genetics Are Related

Substance use disorders consist of both genetic and environmental interplay. You may have heard someone claim that Mr. X is using by...
Sep 19, 2019

The Opioid Epidemic and the Fight Against Big Pharma

We have all heard the commercials for pharmaceutical drugs with their lists of umpteen side effects. However, typically these...
Sep 18, 2019

How Withdrawal Changes Sleep Patterns

After stopping the use of an addictive substance, significant changes can occur to your circadian rhythm. What exactly happens regarding...
Sep 17, 2019

How an Addict’s Behavior Changes Your Relationship

Being in a close relationship with an addict—be it a spouse, parent, child, or sibling—can be difficult. There comes a rise in...
Sep 16, 2019

How Drug Addicts Think Differently

On the surface, some drug addicts might seem like completely normal people. In many cases, they still very much are. But as you become...
Sep 15, 2019

Key Principles To Effective Addiction Treatment

What is addiction? Is it a personal choice? Maybe a weakness? Addiction has been classified and defined as a disease. There has been plenty...
Sep 14, 2019

How Substance Abuse Affects Pregnancy

Alcohol use, tobacco use, and certainly many other forms of illicit drug use during pregnancy are big no-no’s. Not only do we know abuse...
Sep 13, 2019

Continuing Care Throughout Recovery

Often, we push away loved ones during our active addiction. Recovery is a lifelong process. Even if we were lucky enough to be able to make...