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Archive for the ‘addiction recovery’ category

Drug Rehab Facilities

Written on: May 18th, 2009 By:

Drug Rehab Facilities There are so many drug rehab facilities to choose from you may have a difficult time finding the right one for you. Drug rehab facilities may offer inpatient, outpatient, medical care, clinical care, holistic facilities or 12-step support groups. The disease of addiction is complicated and addressing it requires a comprehensive approach. […]

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Drug Rehab Los Angeles

Written on: May 18th, 2009 By:

Drug Rehab Los Angeles When considering drug rehab in Los Angeles, why not consider a tranquil setting along the beach away from all the chaos and congestion? SouthCoast Recovery in Dana Point, California, is situated in a calm, harbor town that offers just the rest and relaxation you need following what is likely to be […]

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12 Step Program

Written on: May 1st, 2009 By:

12 Step Program Do you struggle with addiction? While there are many programs available to help overcome addiction, the most successful method has proven to be the 12 step program.¬† There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding the 12 step program, most often associated with the founding principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Over the years, the […]

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Whether Drug addiction is a Brain Disease?

Written on: April 15th, 2009 By:

Drug addiction is a brain disease. Every type of drug of abuse has its own individual mechanism for changing how the brain functions. But regardless of which drug a person is addicted to, many of the effects it has on the brain are similar: they range from changes in the molecules and cells that make […]

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Why You should Quit Smoking

Written on: April 9th, 2009 By:

Multiple sources reveal the extent of harm that smoking can cause. For instance, many people who smoke experience a variety of upper respiratory problems, lung cancer, or heart disease. However, it is never too late to quit. People who smoke experience all kinds of health problems. Some of the most severe of these include chronic […]

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The Drug Treatment professionals first tend to¬† conduct an addiction assessment.¬† This is done for a variety of reasons, mostly to determine what kind of treatment is in order.¬† The assessment will probably be a list of questions to give the health professionals a history of their patient, such as current situation, length of time […]

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Whether one has a problem with alcohol or drugs? Realizing can be a courageous first step to recovery. In alcohol and drug treatment, the using of a reliable screening tool is often the first stage in the assessment process. Screening correctly for an addiction issue relies heavily on one key point- asking the right questions. […]

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Addiction Articles and Information

Written on: December 16th, 2008 By:

Different drugs and substances have different manifestations of drug addiction. An Addiction to a substance is a combination of physical, social, and psychological factors. An Addiction does not just effect the individual addict. The addiction effects everyone and everything around the addict. Overcoming addictions are extremely difficult. It means a change in behavior, thinking, and […]

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Types of Addiction Counseling

Written on: December 9th, 2008 By:

Addiction counseling can come in the form of intensely faith-based programs, often under the guidance of clergy, for instance. For drug and alcohol addictions, however, it can be particularly beneficial to seek addiction counseling from trained, licensed professionals who know the process of recovery inside and out. It is also beneficial to find a therapist […]

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Addiction Withdrawal

Written on: December 5th, 2008 By:

Every addiction is different and depends upon a variety of factors, including the individual, environment, expectation, chemical make up, type of drug, availability, and development of cross addiction. The circumstance of drug withdrawal follows the same pattern. The severity of symptoms, level of craving, the time it takes to recover or for the drug to […]

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