Alcohol Poisoning Treatment

Alcohol Poisoning Treatment – Alcohol poisoning can occur when a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC) reaches a level that surpasses the body’s ability to metabolize the consumed ethanol back to within safe levels. During this time, the toxic effects of the consumed alcohol can be life-threatening. Understanding the Causes of Alcohol Poisoning When a person […]

Drug Counseling

In rehab, individual drug counseling seeks to address the symptoms of drug abuse or addiction and the areas of life that this behavior has affected. In doing so, it assists people in progressing in an ongoing recovery program. Drug counseling is the core of an effective addiction treatment program. A counselor is a guide in […]

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Is Alcoholism Hereditary? – Every person has the choice to drink or abstain. It doesn’t matter if your parents and grandparents were heavy drinkers or perfectly sober, the choice to consume alcohol is the same for everyone. But some compelling evidence suggests that some people may be genetically predisposed to drinking and that genetics can […]

Cocaine and Xanax: A Dangerous Combination

Cocaine and Xanax are two common drugs of abuse that can be even more dangerous when used in combination with one another. Despite this fact, the practice of combining “uppers” such as cocaine with “downers” such as Xanax is not unusual among people with substance use disorders. The purpose of this article is to describe […]

Impulse Control Disorders and Substance Abuse

Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are psychiatric disorders marked by impulsivity, or the failure to resist temptation, an urge or impulse, or the inability to resist expressing a thought. Features of Impulse Control Disorders Impulse control disorders are characterized by four primary features, which include the following: The propagation of repeated adverse behaviors despite negative consequences […]