Tag Archive: addiction

Ritalin vs Adderall

Ritalin and Adderall for ADHD affects prescription drug addiction.

  December 17, 2018    

Ritalin vs Adderall is a question we get asked often. Both are used to treat ADHD, however, they are also... View Article

Is Alcohol Self-Detox at Home A Good Idea?

  October 16, 2018    

Detoxification is when the body rids itself of any excess toxins that have been left in the body by alcohol. This stage is the first real step to recovery. Detoxing from alcohol is a difficult experience including withdrawal symptoms that are at times severe and painful. It is recommended to seek professional help from a rehabilitation facility.

How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

  October 1, 2018    

For a heavy drinker who is used to binge drinking, the process of alcohol withdrawal and detoxification can be extremely dangerous if it is not handled properly and carefully. This is because a heavy drinker has developed a chemical dependency within his or her body. The nervous system does not function correctly. It is fooled into thinking it requires alcohol to continue working efficiently. The brain lacks the necessary neurotransmitters to function and gets sent into shock, causing the blood levels to also go into shock.

The Power of Positivity During Recovery

  September 19, 2018    

Most people are aware of the benefits of thinking positively, whether you have a physical illness, a mental problem or a substance abuse disorder. However, those who are struggling with addiction often find that taking a positive attitude is incredibly difficult and they need some help and guidance to find that path.

How To Hold An Intervention For An Alcoholic – An Expert Guide

  September 10, 2018    

Contrary to belief, interventions are not just about trying to persuade your addicted loved one to open up about his or her problem and seek help. In fact, the primary function of any intervention is to help the whole family to make changes.