The Short and Long Term Effects of Meth Addiction

April 14, 2008

The effects of meth addiction are categorized two ways — short-term and long-term. Short-term effects are immediate whereas long-term evolve over a lengthier period of time.

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Availability of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

March 21, 2008

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People who have a dual diagnosis must deal with both an addiction problem and a mental illness. They have special needs when it comes to seeking to treatment because both of these conditions must be addressed. Not all rehab facilities are equipped to provide the best care for dual diagnosis patients. Individuals who have a mental illness should look for these specific programs when choosing a treatment facility, as it can make a big difference in the chances for a successful addiction recovery. Read more

The Seriousness of Meth Addiction

March 16, 2008

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Crystal meth was once thought to be a drug that was not as widespread as other substances. However, throughout the past several years’ crystal meth has pushed its way into the lives of millions of people. Crystal meth addiction is one of the most serious drug addictions within our society, because of its highly addictive nature and its ability to transform the minds of its users. Read more

I Didn’t Sign Up for This

March 13, 2008

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In the beginning cocaine abuse seems so trivial, just a small amount and the party goes a little longer, the lights are a little brighter, and in general everything gives off a little nicer glow. But cocaine, like every other drug, isn’t honest with you. It’s needs and demands on you grow and grow and grow. Until eventually you realize that this isn’t what you want, isn’t what you signed up for. Read more