Opioids vs. Opiates: What’s the Difference?

Opioids vs. Opiates: What’s the Difference? opioids and opiates

The terms opioid and opiate are typically used interchangeably today, but there is a significant difference between the two. Although the two terms refer to different types of substances, all opioids and opiates are addictive and have a high risk of abuse. In this blog, we’ll explore the definitions of both terms and look at […]

Valium vs. Ativan: What’s the Difference?

Valium vs. Ativan: What’s the Difference? valium and ativan pills

Valium (diazepam) and Ativan (lorazepam) are similar drugs that can cause similar side effects when they are abused. If you’re wondering about the differences between the two, this blog will clear things up and compare their uses, side effects of abuse, withdrawal effects, drug test detection times, and more. Keep reading to learn more. Table […]

CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?

CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference? CBD and THC products

Aside from the fact that THC and CBD are both three-letter acronyms, there are some additional similarities and differences between the two. It is especially important to understand the differences between these two substances because terms like THC, CBD, marijuana, and hemp are often used interchangeably, but that’s not always accurate. In this article, we’ll […]

How to Detox from Alcohol at Home

How to Detox from Alcohol at Home woman detoxing from alcohol at home

Table of contentsAlcohol Detox At HomeRisks of At-Home Alcohol DetoxWhat is the Success Rate for At-Home Alcohol Detox?At-Home Alcohol Detox: Pros and ConsHow to Detox from Alcohol at HomeAlternatives to At-Home Alcohol Detox If you are struggling with alcohol abuse and you’re ready to quit drinking for good, you’ve probably considered detoxing from alcohol at […]

Tips on Paying for Detox With and Without Insurance

Tips on Paying for Detox With and Without Insurance woman paying for detox with insurance

For many people, choosing a detox center ultimately comes down to cost. Although other factors like treatment methods, privacy, amenities, and accreditation are also very important, detox treatment must also be affordable. Table of contentsPaying for Drug Detox With InsuranceHow to Verify Your Health Insurance BenefitsPaying for Drug Detox Without InsuranceHealth Savings Account (HSA) FundsEmployee […]

Xanax vs. Valium: What’s the Difference?

Xanax vs. Valium: What’s the Difference? xanax and valium pills

Xanax and Valium are both benzodiazepines and prescription drugs that are used to treat anxiety disorders. However, the two are different in some aspects too. In this blog, we’ll provide an in-depth overview of what each drug is, as well as its side effects, withdrawal symptoms, and risks of addiction, and compare the two side-by-side. […]

New Study Finds Evidence that Heavy Drinking May Change DNA

New Study Finds Evidence that Heavy Drinking May Change DNA string of dna

Ever wonder why you just can’t seem to ignore those alcohol cravings or why your loved one says they want to stop drinking but then can’t? While it has been scientifically proven that addiction changes the way the brain works, a new study from scientists at Rutgers University and Yale University found that heaving drinking […]

5 Weight Loss Benefits of Quitting Alcohol

5 Weight Loss Benefits of Quitting Alcohol person weighing themselves

Did you know that having four or more drinks per day can significantly increase your risk of obesity?1 If drinking alcohol is a regular part of your daily routine and you’re looking to change things up, getting sober can have many weight loss benefits. Here are five great ways getting sober can help you achieve […]

Adderall vs. Ritalin: What’s the Difference?

Adderall vs. Ritalin: What’s the Difference? adderall and ritalin pills

There are many similarities between Adderall and Ritalin, but both drugs can cause dependence and addiction and should be used with caution. In this blog, we’ll explain the primary similarities and differences between the two drugs, including their side effects, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment options for addiction. Table of contentsWhat Is Adderall?How Long Does Adderall […]

How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Detox

How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Detox woman paying for drug detox with insurance

If you or a loved one decides to enroll in a drug detox program, there are many ways to pay for treatment. While scholarships, sliding scale reduced pricing, private loans, and payment plans are all examples of payment options, using insurance benefits to pay for detox is also common. If you want to use your […]

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