Intravenous (IV) drugs are those injected directly into the body. While you might think that you will see track marks on a friend’s or loved one’s arm, many people are able to hide the marks connected to substance abuse. They inject the skin between the toes and in other areas of the body that you … Read moreHow To Tell If Someone Is Shooting Up Drugs
Our wellness goes beyond the physical form. Whenever we consider our overall well-being, it is important to take a close look at our mental health. Mental health has a bigger impact on our lives than most people understand. It is closely tied to our emotional, social, and psychological well-being, and our thoughts affect how we … Read moreWhat is Mental Health?
Millions of people struggle with addiction, but the number of those who seek treatment is small, according to a report published by the surgeon general. While one in seven people in the United States is at risk of developing a substance use disorder like alcoholism or drug abuse, only one in 10 will ever … Read moreHow Many People Seek Treatment?
In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic that has killed countless Americans, the state of Ohio is suing major pharmaceutical companies across the nation. The state is suing five major opioid manufacturers in the United States that they accuse of profiting from opioids at the expense of thousands of people’s lives. In addition to … Read moreOhio Sues Pharmaceutical Companies
Addiction drives a wedge between addicted individuals and their loved ones that often feels like an impossible obstacle to overcome. Today, it is understood that professional treatment is the most successful way to treat addictions to alcohol and drugs. However, users often persist in their resistance against admitting that they need help. For family members and … Read moreHow to Help an Addict Who Doesn’t Want Help
Whatever caused you to pull yourself up and take a good, long look at the reality your life has become is uniquely your story. What it specifically was, whether it was your spouse or loved one walking out, getting fired, injuring or killing someone because of drunk driving, is the motivation that brought you to … Read moreTips For Dealing With Entering Rehab
Research shows that eating healthy can go a long way toward helping you on the road to addiction recovery. There is a common belief in the addiction recovery world that when you are overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction you should allow yourself to indulge in all the sweets, fats, and junk food you want. … Read moreThe Importance of Nutritional Therapy in Recovery