Understanding Inpatient Rehab and Austin Rehab for Drug and Alcohol Addiction...
There's a lot of fear, misunderstanding, and misinformation floating around the topic of inpatient rehab. Whether it's the anecdotal experience one addict shares with another, or simply a story told by family me... Read More
Don't stay quiet any longer, help your loved one get better: Austin drug abuse help is available now...
An addiction does not only hurt the person suffering it, but everyone around them as well. It goes from a deep, dark secret, to something that destroys family relationships and - if untrea... Read More
What to Expect: Knowing the characteristics of an Opiate withdrawal symptoms timeline...
Opiate withdrawal refers to stopping or tapering down from a substance derived from the opium poppy plant (e.g. narcotic opioid alkaloids). Some major psychoactive opiates include substances like codeine... Read More
Why Young Adults are More Vulnerable to Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Men and women in their early 20s are notably more vulnerable to alcohol and drug abuse. Young adults undergo drastic life changes like graduating college, coping with the stress of finding employment or entering the workforce, and re... Read More
Dangers of Suboxone Use
The use of Suboxone as a treatment intervention for opioid addiction is a controversial one. On one hand, there are those who do not believe that addiction to drugs should be treated with a medication that also has the potential to cause dependence. While there is value in t... Read More
Unlike figures for other kinds of drug abuse, which are steadily increasing, those for cocaine abuse actually fell in 2013, the last year for which they have been published. However, cocaine abuse still remains a concern as more than 1 million adult Americans told a NIDA survey that they had used th... Read More
Relapse prevention programs are a crucial part of any addiction recovery treatment. Teaching a recovering person strong relapse prevention strategies is the key to preventing the return to drug or alcohol abuse and maintaining sobriety over the long term.
Statistics show that people seeking help fo... Read More