Get Free and Confidential Help 24/7

What Are the Drug Whippets?

What Are the Drug Whippets

As a popular party drug, whippets are often discussed in a light-hearted and playful manner. What many people do not realize, however, is that inhalants like whippets can actually be quite dangerous for those who use them. If you are considering experimenting with whippets, it is important to know exactly what this entails and the […]

What Does a Meth Pipe Look Like?

Meth Pipe

Whether you are a parent, child, partner, or otherwise concerned party of someone who is struggling with addiction, knowing how to recognize the signs of drug abuse is crucial for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe.  When it comes to meth addiction, one of the major red flags you can look out for with […]

Alcohol and Hydrocodone: Understanding the Risks

alcohol and hydrocodone

As one of the most commonly prescribed medications for pain management, Hydrocodone has gained quite a reputation. Unfortunately, this infamy is not all positive. One of the many concerns regarding the use of Hydrocodone is the serious side effects it can cause when mixed with alcohol.  Mixing alcohol and prescription drugs is never a good […]

Is It Dangerous to Buy Xanax Online?

Is It Dangerous to Buy Xanax Online

Many people today know what it is like to suffer from anxiety and depression, often going to great extents to alleviate their symptoms. For some, this includes taking prescription medications without ever seeing a doctor.  According to the National Library of Medicine, online pharmacies have significantly increased over the last few years, opening the doorway for […]

Cultural Practices in Native American Substance Abuse Treatment

Cultural Practices

Cultural Practices in Native American Substance Abuse Treatment Cultural practices of Native American communities offer a path to holistic healing during treatment for addiction. Native American programs introduce tribal and non-tribal guests to tribal knowledge to promote the belief that healing is possible through cultural empowerment. While participating in cultural practices, guests heal from generational […]

Adderall Side Effects

Adderall Side Effects

What Is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription medication that assists in the treatment of narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, Adderall is commonly abused for its energizing and mood-enhancing effects. Adderall is comprised of two central nervous system stimulants—dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. Stimulants like Adderall help to increase attention span, regulate careless behaviors, and […]

Addiction Relapse Prevention and Preparation Tools

addiction relapse prevention

Addiction relapse prevention is a key harm reduction practice that limits relapses in recovery by anticipating potentially triggering scenarios that may provoke the recurrence of past addictive behavior. During a relapse prevention course, guests learn coping skills that help them work through triggering situations. Relapse triggers can include an individual’s shift in moods, such as […]

Benefits of Group Therapy For Substance Abuse

group therapy for substance abuse

People instinctively gather together a form communities that provide support and promote growth. It’s been proven that group therapy provides encouragement and guidance that benefits an individual’s mental health and world-view. For this reason, it’s only natural to include group therapy for substance abuse rehabilitation. Does Group Therapy Help In Recovery? Group therapy for substance […]

The Dangers of Adderall Abuse for Weight Loss

Adderall Abuse

Adderall is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant composed of the chemicals amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Providing concentration and focus, Adderall is used to treat those who have attention deficit disorders such as ADD and ADHD. Additionally, Adderall treats narcolepsy by providing energy to maintain alertness.  Despite being a commonly prescribed medication, Adderall use runs the […]

Lapse vs. Relapse

lapse, relapse

Everyone in addiction recovery knows the term relapse. Relapse is the process of returning to a former addictive substance or practice following a period of abstinence. A less ubiquitous concept of addiction recovery is a lapse. During a lapse, you briefly interrupt your sobriety with the short-lived revival of addiction. Distinction between Relapse and Lapse […]