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November 8, 2017
A man in a gray shirt holds a package of cocaine and questions his addiction.

How Do I Know If I’m Addicted to Coke?

Unlike physically addictive drugs like alcohol and heroin, cocaine is psychologically addictive. In fact, aside from methamphetamine, cocaine is considered to create the greatest psychological dependence […]
November 2, 2017
The word “addicted” appears on blue background.

Is Valium Addictive?

It’s always important to remember that drug addiction is a disease. It affects a person’s brain and behavior, and leads to an inability to control the […]
October 30, 2017
Pills spelling out the word, “addiction.”

Pill Addiction Help

We know the story all too well. You’ve watched your loved one lose themselves to pills. Little by little, day by day the addiction starts to […]
October 20, 2017
Man’s hand sets down glass of whisky next to car keys implying he intends to drive after drinking.

How to Spot a High-Functioning Alcoholic

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 19.5% of alcoholics in the United States belong to a subtype known as “functional.” These individuals tend to […]
October 11, 2017
Alcohol's effect on the brain

Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on The Brain

If you’ve ever drank alcohol or watched someone you know indulge, it’s pretty clear that it can significantly affect the brain. After even just a few […]
October 4, 2017
A woman injects heroin into her arm.

Long-Term Effects of Heroin

Heroin is a highly-addictive drug. People who regularly use heroin can quickly develop a tolerance and this puts them at increased risk for an overdose. They’re […]
September 27, 2017
Rehab, Heroin Rehab

Choosing the Right Heroin Rehab Center

Watching someone you love struggle with heroin addiction can be incredibly painful. It’s important to remember that addiction is a powerful disease. And that the only […]
September 19, 2017
Man struggles with painkiller addiction.

Stop Taking Pain Pills On Your Own

As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, people tend to consider painkillers inherently “safe” drugs because when used properly, they’re legal. But even when taken exactly as […]
September 13, 2017
People hugging in group rehab session.

Seeking Help: Choosing the Right Alcohol Rehab Center

Addiction is a powerful disease. And it doesn’t take long for it to consume your life. The only way to overcome addiction is to seek help. […]
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