Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol

Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol – For many, quitting drinking may seem like a daunting task, and it’s especially difficult for those who are dependent. Alcoholics often feel as if life cannot continue without alcohol, or that it is needed to enjoy life. And despite all of the negative effects it wreaks on many areas […]

Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol Treatment – According to recent data, more than 16 million adults have an addiction to alcohol. Alcohol use is the 4th leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. and is responsible for the deaths of around 88,000 people per year. Indeed, more than 40% of all substance abuse treatment admissions in the U.S. […]

What Is Meth Induced Psychosis?

What Is Meth Induced Psychosis? – Methamphetamine (meth), also known as crystal meth, speed, or ice is a dangerous, addictive, and potentially life-threatening drug. It is most often found illicitly on the street after being produced in clandestine labs in the U.S. or abroad by drug cartels. Meth is created from ingredients derived from cough […]

Identifying the Signs & Symptoms of Addiction

Identifying the Signs & Symptoms of Addiction – Many people begin experimenting with drugs or alcohol in response to peer influences, out of curiosity, or in a misguided attempt to cope with daily stress, mental illness, or a history of trauma. Others develop abusive patterns related to the use of prescription drugs, such as opioids […]

Oxycodone Effects and Symptoms

Oxycodone Effects, Overdose, and Withdrawal Symptoms – Oxycodone is a prescription opioid painkiller that works by altering how the brain interprets pain. It is prescribed to treat moderate-severe pain, and commonly found under the brand names OxyContin, Percocet, Roxicodone, and Percodan. Oxycodone is classified as a Schedule II substance by the Drug Enforcement Administration. This […]