Addiction Treatment Blog

Prescription Drug Abuse: Symptoms, Statistics, and Getting Help

One of the biggest drug abuse problems the United States is currently facing is prescription drug abuse. Unfortunately, many of the people who develop a prescription drug addiction start out with a legitimate prescription from their doctor. As they continue taking the...

25 Shocking Drug and Alcohol Abuse Statistics

More than 72,000 people in the U.S. died from drug overdoses in 2017, which is double the amount of overdose deaths that took place a decade ago. The number of drug overdose deaths caused by fentanyl increased nearly 6-fold from 2014 to...

Recent Celebrity Deaths from Overdoses

Celebrities are just as susceptible to drug addiction and overdose as anyone else. Additionally, celebrities abuse drugs and alcohol for many of the same reasons as others, such as to cope with stress, relieve physical pain, and to mask symptoms of mental health...

The Most Damaging Drugs For Your Brain

Addiction itself is defined as a chronic relapsing brain disease, but certain drugs and substances have stronger effects on the brain than others. Some drugs alter brain chemistry in a way that increases the risk for depression and mood disorders, while others are...

Life and Recovery Coaching

There is no one person who exists in the world that does not require support every now and then. Whether you are dealing with big or small problems, having a solid support system can help ease the burden and provide you with the emotional and practical support you...

Exercise and Recreational Therapy for Addiction Recovery

Physical exercise helps us to maintain good mental and physical health. It may seem a lot of hard work exercising on a regular basis, but being physically active can boost your overall well-being. This is why America’s Rehab Campuses utilizes an integrated approach to...

Nutritional Therapy for Recovery

Struggling with drug or alcohol addiction? You’ve most likely neglected your health. Whether the substance caused you to put on a lot of weight or made you skinny, it’s unhealthy. Many therapies are there to consider when it comes to addiction recovery. Some addicts...

Does Addiction Negate Free Will?

Many people in the United States struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. The addiction epidemic has raised many questions, including the nature of addiction. Is addiction a disease or a choice? People have debated and researched the topic fiercely for years and...

Gabapentin Abuse on the Rise in Addiction Treatment Centers

Addiction treatment centers are thought of as places of respite and refuge. Here, harboring secrets of bad choices, traumatic events and uncovering the darkest memories that will ultimately help patients and their families find their way back into a better life,...

How Can Meditation Aid Your Recovery Process?

Addiction is not an easy disease to fight. Along with posing a significant risk to an addict’s life, it also takes a toll on them emotionally, socially and financially. It can cost them their job and eventually lose their family due to their ‘irresponsible’ behavior....

Are We Really Getting a Handle on Heroin?

Wander through the shadows of any urban community or rural setting and locating someone with a heroin problem isn’t that hard to find. In fact, America’s mainstream population is afflicted by the disease of opioid addiction and it isn’t just affecting the people who...

Heroin Abuse & Addiction Signs, Side Effects, & Withdrawal Symptoms

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that 948 000 Americans used heroin in the year preceding 2016, and this is only the use that was reported. Young adults are particularly susceptible to this trend and usage appears to be on the rise in that age...

Drug Detox – Diagnosing the Symptoms and Finding Help

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that as of 2013 9.4 % of US adults had engaged in the use of an illegal drug in the previous month. The physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms that addicts experience when they stop using the substance in...

7 Signs Someone is on Heroin

As of 2016, 948,000 people in the US reported using heroin in the past year, and many of these were young adults aged 18-25, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Perhaps even more frightening is that the number of first-time users doubled between 2006...

How To Find Affordable Drug Rehab In Tucson, AZ

Drugs can be illegal to process or legally prescribed, but still cause serious damage to addicts without the intervention of trained professionals. This is why rehabs in Tucson, AZ are important, because they recognize how a wide variety of illicit drugs can affect...

Opiate Withdrawal Timeline and Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Withdrawal is perhaps the toughest part of addiction recovery, especially when it comes to opiates. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, approximately nine percent of people in America are addicted to opiates. Recovering from this addiction can be...

7 Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse maintains that some 20% of US teens and adults have used prescription drugs for reasons not intended for their original purpose at some point in their lives, and prescription drug use is on the rise. Why is prescription drug abuse...

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