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Category: Alcohol Addiction

How Frustration in Relationship Causes Addiction

How Frustration in Relationship Causes Addiction prozac withdrawal

Mental health and addictions go hand in hand. Mental health issues like frustration, anger, depression, etc., turn an individual towards drugs and give them a false sense of hope and relief. Frustration in relationships is growing up to be the primary cause of drug abuse, among people aged 30 and above.

How Long Does the Detox Process Take?

How Long Does the Detox Process Take? How Long Does the Detox Process Take

Detox is a crucial step in the rehabilitation process, but it can be intimidating for some. One of the biggest concerns is not knowing how much time to allocate to the detox process.

How to Avoid Addiction Transference & Save Yourself

How to Avoid Addiction Transference & Save Yourself Lonely man drinking after addiction transference.

Addiction transference is a condition when a person addicted to one particular drug gets addicted to another, while recovering from the previous drug. It is also called cross-addiction and it is a much more serious problem than being addicted to one drug.

The reasons for this multiple addiction condition are many. Sometimes, people tend to shift to another drug without the knowledge of addiction to it. Sometimes, they find the other drug to give them the same euphoric high as their previous drug. Whatever the reason may be, this condition is not good for one’s health and they should get treated immediately.

Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms?

Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms? Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms - Briarwood Detox Programs

Withdrawals are a difficult but necessary step in any recovery journey. Symptoms can be scary and traumatic, leaving many to wonder if halting their substance use can lead to death. That’s why it’s important to learn how to categorize the different types of withdrawals and identify the dangers.

Why Intervention is Important To Start Addiction Treatment

Why Intervention is Important To Start Addiction Treatment happy couple after they detoxed from alcohol

Intervention is a series of steps you take when you find out your friend or loved one is addicted to a drug and can’t seem to get out of that habit. It is a carefully planned process, where you explain the person with addiction, about their condition and present your solution to their addiction problem.

The 8 Stages of Addiction—Know the Signs

The 8 Stages of Addiction—Know the Signs 8 stages of addiction substance abuse

The stages of addiction are a gradual progression that effects over 20 million Americans annually. That may be a staggering number to hear but considering the amount of people with undiagnosed substance abuse disorders, the number should likely be even higher. These 8 stages can help you identify the signs of addiction in yourself or a loved one.

Get Addiction Treatment Without Compromising on Comforts

Get Addiction Treatment Without Compromising on Comforts enabling a loved one's addiction

One of the reasons people try to stay away from rehab treatments is their fear of missing out on their day-to-day lives. The busy lifestyle around us has made us run to our jobs, college, and literally everywhere. This busy schedule is what pushes most people into drugs in the first place. But this should not be the reason why you’re stalling on your addiction treatments.

Treatments to Overcome Drug Addictions

Treatments to Overcome Drug Addictions Substance Abuse and its Effects on Children

Drug addiction can be one of the toughest challenges confronting people. It has been estimated that more than 92% of individuals incarcerated in correctional facilities have some type of substance abuse issue. If you or someone you know is struggling with drug addiction, it’s important to know where to find treatment options in your area and which treatments are most likely to help result in success.

Concentrate on Proper Nutrition for a Safe Detox

Concentrate on Proper Nutrition for a Safe Detox Proper Nutrition for a Safe Detox

Music is played in a coffee shop or in a concert but what relevance does music have in a detox home? How will it help me to stay sober? Why is art portrayed as a therapy and will it be effective in fighting my addiction? These are some of the most common questions in the minds of people who are in rehabs around the United States.

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