Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

February 24, 2016
by Staff Writer
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What You Should Know About a Toxicology Screen

Toxicology screen A toxicology screen refers to various tests that determine the type and approximate amount of legal and illegal drugs a person has taken. How the Test is Performed Toxicology screening is most often done using a blood or … Continue reading

February 23, 2016
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Childhood Abuse Linked To Addiction Problems

Childhood abuse is one of the worst things that can happen to someone, as often the mental health effects of childhood abuse may or worsen through the person’s life, even in the later stages of adulthood. Due to trauma, unwanted … Continue reading

February 18, 2016
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A Positive Shift in the Public Perception of Drug Abuse

For a long time now, the overall public perception of drug abuse and addiction ran parallel to stigma of addiction, making it harder for people to come out and admit they need help. Stigma of addiction has always lingered throughout society and family … Continue reading

February 15, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Global Ibogaine Conference

Information is courtesy of The Drug Policy Alliance PRESS RELEASE | 02/05/2016 March 14-16: Seeks to Re-Define Ibogaine’s Place in Changing Drug Policy Environment As U.S. Grapples With Heroin and Opiate Overdose Crisis, Researchers and Advocates Call for Ending Ibogaine … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Overcoming a Panic Attack When It Happens

Panic attacks can be one of the most frightening experiences a person can have, which is marked by feelings of fear, panic, anxiety, uncontrollable shaking, and muscle weakness. Time seems to stop, and there is a sudden feeling of impending … Continue reading

February 2, 2016
by Staff Writer
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How To Be There for Someone Recovering from Addiction

People who work hard to overcome addiction often need support of some kind – whether it’s family, friends, or even people in a support group who are experiencing the same kind of difficulties in life. As long as there is a network of people … Continue reading

January 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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New Technology Able to Detect Empathy in Therapists

A therapist is often someone who is compassionate and understanding of their clients’ problems. It is a key trait in their profession, helping them develop deep and personal connections with people who are in need of psychological or emotional stability. … Continue reading

January 20, 2016
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Drug Addiction Recovery Assisted by Law Enforcement

Many problem drug users and people suffering from addiction often fear law enforcement or jail time despite continually running the risk of getting caught every single day. However, decriminalizing law enforcement policies are changing in our modern time, adapting to society’s new … Continue reading

January 11, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NCBI: Buprenorphine vs Methadone Treatment

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health  Buprenorphine vs methadone treatment: A review of evidence in both developed and developing worlds “…In the UK, USA, Australia, and parts of Europe, methadone is the most commonly used medication to … Continue reading