Category Archives: Rehab

Concept for drug addiction and despair

Know What to Expect During the Detoxification Process

Are you taking steps to overcome your addiction? Most recovering substance abusers claim that overcoming an addiction is no easy feat. There are many things present during the recovery process enticing each individual to use their chosen substance again. The side effects of withdrawal, the strict routines, and the lengthy

peer pressure

The Word “No” Is Your Best Friend In Recovery: Learn How to Say No to Peer Pressure

Did you know that thousands of people in the country die each year due to a drug overdose? After all, more than 70,200 Americans died due to overdosing from both illegal drugs and prescription opioids. This is a two-fold decrease within a span of a decade. If you’re in rehabilitation, you know

Parental Alcoholism

How Parental Alcoholism Affects the Family

It is estimated that approximately 15 million Americans suffer from an alcohol addiction of some kind. Of these 15 million, many are parents. Unfortunately, when a parent suffers from alcoholism, he or she is not the only one who suffers. His or her children suffer as well, and usually in a substantial way. Below,

Stages of Recovery

The Stages of Recovery and What to Expect

If you decide that your drug or alcohol abuse issue needs help, take a moment to celebrate because you’re on your way to the first few steps to recovery. When it comes to drug or alcohol abuse, the road to recovery is a long and hard process. This entails a

effects of alcohol on the body

A High Price to Pay For a Drink: The Long & Short Term Effects of Alcohol On the Body

How often do you binge drink alcohol? Have you become addicted to alcoholic substances? Can you still live your life without alcohol? It’s more common than you’d think. In 2015, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that 15.1 million adults suffered alcohol use disorder in the US

effects of alcohol

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Abuse? What Families Need to Know

Although the effects of heavy drinking have been known for a long time, more recent medical evidence suggests that even consuming low amounts of alcohol can increase your risk of developing certain illnesses. It’s important for everyone to realize the immense risk that comes along with the other more pleasant

detox rehab

Detox vs Rehab: What’s the Best Option for You?

Death rates from drugs and alcohol have reached an all-time high in the United States. In the past 5 years alone, opiate overdose fatalities have increased by 45%. Though not as stark in numbers, alcohol-related deaths have been on the steady incline, as well. If you’re ready to break free from the deadly grips of

alcohol withdrawal timeline

Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline: What Happens After You Go Cold Turkey?

Do you dread the weekends because you have a family member who drinks too much? Are you looking for ways to help your loved one sober up and start over? There are more than 15 million Americans with an alcohol abuse disorder, but only about 6% of them get treatment. If your

drug rehabilitation

Drug Rehabilitation: How to Talk to Your Loved One About Going to Rehab

Drug addiction is a great and terrible beast. According to experts, as many as 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol.  This carries a myriad of negative side effects. Drug abuse wreaks havoc on the body and can lead to unemployment and stress in your relationships. And if someone you

staying sober

10 Ways to Make Staying Sober Easier After Rehab

Although one in seven people will face addiction, only 10% will receive help. If you’ve found yourself in part of that 10%, hopefully you’re already on the right path by having completed rehab. Unfortunately, your road to recovery isn’t over just because your time at rehab has come to a close. You’ll likely