June 12, 2008
Of late, the dual diagnosis treatment program in Kansas is becoming quite popular in the field of addiction treatment. Dual diagnosis is a treatment method that employs treatment for two problems at once. Read more
June 1, 2008
Let the small size of Rhode Island not fool you into thinking that this state will not have that much of a problem with alcoholism and substance abuse. Read more
Prescription Drug Abuse in Massachusetts – A Significant Part of the Substance Abuse Problem in the State
May 19, 2008
Massachusetts already has its problems with the usual suspects such as cocaine, heroin and marijuana and most recently methamphetamine and crystal meth, just like other states of the union, but what is also adding to this problem is the vast usage of prescription drugs in recent times. Read more
May 6, 2008
Illinois has a huge population – it has over 13 million people living in it. So it isn’t surprising that this state requires several treatment options for problems of drug and alcohol abuse.
May 2, 2008
We hear so much about drug addicts becoming criminals and criminals being drug addicts that two terms seem to be mostly synonymous. What is it with substance abuse that makes people to resort to a life of crime?
April 20, 2008
When you are dealing with a substance abuse issue, it is important to find a treatment center that offers a drug detox program. These centers are very useful and studies have proven that combined centers offer addicts a much better chance at completely kicking their habits.
April 19, 2008
Addiction is a disease that effects a person’s mind and emotion and leads them to believe that they are in control of their life. Most addicts quit multiple times and have several attempts at recovery on their own before and are often lead to treatment after their drug addiction has resulted in serious consequences.
April 18, 2008
Young adults or teens that have substance abuse issue have unique issues that are generally different than that of an adult. Often teens who are addicted to drugs or alcohol require a different style of treatment program than most adults.
April 15, 2008
Substance abuse is a problem that can do one of two things; it can be hidden from friends, or it can be obvious. Either way, friends will notice that something isn’t quite right.
March 27, 2008
People who have a dual diagnosis of drug or alcohol addiction along with a mental illness often have trouble finding the correct help. Many times, these individuals go to an addiction treatment program and don’t realize the mental illness aspect of their problems.