Category Archives: Alcohol Abuse Treatment Resources

3 Reasons Why Methadone Fails Those Suffering from Addiction

3 Reasons Why Methadone Fails Those Suffering from Addiction
See why treating drug addiction with drugs is counterproductive. Individuals fighting for their lives in the throes of heroin and other opiates need the most effective heroin addiction treatment available to them. For many years, methadone has been used as a way to treat the painful withdrawal symptoms individuals have when going through drug detox. And, ...
Square Pegs and Round Holes: Why Detox Must Be Personalized

Square Pegs and Round Holes: Why Detox Must Be Personalized
One size does not fit all when it comes to reinventing recovery. Personalized treatment for substance abuse is vital to secure recovery success. If you or a loved one is struggling with drug addiction, alcoholism or a combination of the two—it’s never too late to get help. Before engaging a long-term recovery program, recovering individuals need to ...
The Dangers of Addiction with Pain Management

The Dangers of Addiction with Pain Management
Many of today’s drug rehab centers craft programs around addictions spawned from pain management. Sadly, most who use strong pain medications will be exposed to the possibilities of addiction. Not everyone becomes dependent on these medications, but everyone deserves to know their inherent risks. Pain Management Medications Opioid addiction is a consistent problem in the U.S., and ...
How Do I Find the Best Drug Rehab Center for My Adult Child?

How Do I Find the Best Drug Rehab Center for My Adult Child?
How Do I Find the Best Drug Rehab Center for My Adult Child? Get some pointers on what to look for when helping yourself or a loved one get started. When a young adult has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, his or her parents helping to find a rehab center is often the best way to ...
How Can I Stop Binge Drinking? Help for Alcohol Abuse Before Dependency and Alcoholism

How Can I Stop Binge Drinking? Help for Alcohol Abuse Before Dependency and Alcoholism
Binge drinking: Males consuming 5 or more drinks in one sitting and females consuming 4 or more. Binge drinking may start (somewhat) innocently enough, but when left unchecked, continued binge drinking leads to increased risk of dependency and alcoholism. In addition to addiction, the risk of developing alcohol-related health problems are heightened for binge drinkers. Consuming high ...
Interventions for Alcoholism and Chronic Severe Alcohol Abuse

Interventions for Alcoholism and Chronic Severe Alcohol Abuse
I am not an alcoholic. Alcoholics drink every day, practically all the time. They usually live on the streets because they can barely function. I do just fine. I go to my IT job Monday through Friday, make all my scheduled appointments, and help my daughter with her homework some evenings. I don’t think there is ...