Why Breaking Up with Alcohol Might Be the Best Thing for Your Love Life

Why Breaking Up with Alcohol Might Be the Best Thing for Your Love Life happy couple after they detoxed from alcohol

At a time of year when love and relationships are on many people’s minds, this might also be a good time to reflect on your relationship with alcohol and how it affects your friendships, your marriage, or your romantic endeavors. Alcohol abuse can spoil romance in more ways than one. Not only can it exacerbate […]

Meth vs. Adderall: What’s the Difference?

Meth vs. Adderall: What’s the Difference? crystal meth and adderall pills

Chemically speaking, methamphetamine and Adderall have many similarities, but they are not the same drug. While meth and Adderall do share many similar side effects and health risks, there are[slider] several important differences between the two. In this blog, we’ll review the similarities and the differences, as well as the side effects, withdrawal symptoms, signs […]

Adderall vs Vyvanse: What’s the Difference?

Adderall vs Vyvanse: What’s the Difference? adderall and vyvanse pills

Adderall and Vyvanse are classified as Schedule II drugs and both are stimulants that are commonly prescribed to treat ADHD. But what’s the difference between Adderall and Vyvanse? Here are some of the main differences and similarities between these two drugs, as well as a side-by-side comparison of their side effects, withdrawal, addiction symptoms, and […]

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

What is Polysubstance Abuse? polysubstance pills

Updated on August 7th, 2020 Polysubstance abuse is a common practice. Although any type of drug use can be detrimental to a person’s health and well-being, polydrug abuse is associated with a significant number of negative health and societal issues. Table of contentsWhat is Polysubstance Abuse?Why Do People Abuse Multiple Drugs?Who Is At Risk for […]

10 Dangerous Alcohol and Drug Combinations

10 Dangerous Alcohol and Drug Combinations dangerous drugs on table

Abusing drugs and alcohol simultaneously is common in America, but it doesn’t come without serious risks. In 2011, there were 606,653 Emergency Department visits involving alcohol, and many of these also involved other drugs.1 Research findings also show people who are addicted to alcohol are much more likely than the general population to also abuse […]

5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage from Drugs and Alcohol

5 Warning Signs of Brain Damage from Drugs and Alcohol man suffering from brain damage

Alcohol and drugs have profound effects on the brain, leading to what we see as the external side effects of drug and alcohol abuse. When a person abuses a drug or gets intoxicated, there are clear outward signs and behaviors that display this. However, there are also a slew of consequences for the brain, an […]

Suboxone Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment

Suboxone Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment suboxone pills

Many people take Suboxone in hopes of avoiding the uncomfortable side effects of opioid withdrawal. However, this is not an entirely effective way to do so, as Suboxone use can cause addiction and withdrawal symptoms too. Whether you’re quitting heroin or Suboxone, the withdrawal experience is just a part of the process, but medical detox […]

Methadone Clinic vs. Opioid Detox Program: Which is Really Better?

Methadone Clinic vs. Opioid Detox Program: Which is Really Better? methadone bottle

The American opioid crisis has had many negative effects on public health in the United States, including the overall decline in the average American’s lifespan for the third year in a row.1 In addition, drug overdose deaths have soared, reaching an all-time high of 70,237 in 2017.2 As a result of the ongoing opioid crisis, […]

Holiday Spirits: It’s the Booziest Time of the Year

Holiday Spirits: It’s the Booziest Time of the Year friends celebrating holidays

Did you know people drink twice as much during the holidays? A recent survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of the supplement company Morning Recovery found that the average American will drink 100 percent more once the holiday season starts.1 Although it may seem like a fun way to socialize during the holidays, all the […]

What is Substance-Induced Psychosis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What is Substance-Induced Psychosis? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment person suffering from substance-induced psychosis

Drug and alcohol abuse often has serious or even life-threatening physical effects that can vary in intensity. Some individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol on a regular basis may be more likely to experience a disorder called substance-induced psychosis. Substance-induced psychosis is a serious disorder that can have lasting effects that take weeks, months or […]

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