5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize

Here are 5 Signs Your Weekend Party Should Come To an End. Bottles. Wine. Booze. Associated with these are the travails of a person who abuses alcohol. There are easily assumed to be lazy. Since they drink from morning to night and are most probably jobless but this is not always true. If you drink only on weekends, does that mean you don’t have a drinking problem? No! If you drink more than four bottles… "5 Signs Your Weekend Drinking Could be More of a Problem Than You Realize"

LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS

Introduction: There are many factors that can lead to chemical dependence; a young adult can succumb to a new environment facilitating drug addiction, hanging around “the wrong crowd,” reacting to an emotional or physical trauma, or any number of other reasons. Many parents are faced with some excruciating choices: rehabilitation, incarceration, dislodging the addict from the family home, to name a few. In our experience, drug addiction help for parents can be summed up in…

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WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?

Introduction: Many today have heard of the word dual diagnosis, and this had led them to keep asking; what is dual diagnosis treatment? And what is dual diagnosis treatment like? Well, for such ones and also for those who think they know dual diagnosis, this article is for you. We are going to focus on the two question raised in the previous sentence. What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is the term used when a… "WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?"

HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?

Introduction:  It can truly be difficult to watch a buddy, member of a family, or even co-worker battle with alcohol addiction. You could possibly wonder what can be done to improve the condition totally, and whether or not that individual actually needs one’s own help. How Do You Help an Alcoholic How do you help an alcoholic? Assisting an individual struggling with alcohol addiction might without a doubt prove challenging. Nevertheless, this can also be… "HOW DO YOU HELP AN ALCOHOLIC?"

The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States

Many seek the assistance of medical detox programs prior to or at the start of longer-term substance abuse treatment programs. Detoxification centers are a good option for many with different substance dependencies, including alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid addictions. When an addicted person stops using alcohol and drugs the body often starts to experience withdrawal symptoms.Medical detox centers might help ease these symptoms and get patients through detoxification as safely and perfectly as they could to minimize… "The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States"

Fentanyl Overdoses in Ramsey New Jersey Extremely High

According to CBSNewYork Ramsey NJ Report: Fentanyl Overdoses on the Rise RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — When Prince passed-on, the medical analyst described his death as an fentanyl overdose from the painkiller fentanyl. At the time, relatively few thought about the drug, however in New Jersey in the course of recent years, fentanyl overdoses have been on the ascent. As CBS2's Esha Ray reported, Linda Lajterman's child, Daniel, was a star on his secondary school football team in Ramsey.… "Fentanyl Overdoses in Ramsey New Jersey Extremely High"

Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep

According to CBS NY: 64 Arrested in New Rochelle in Heroin Sting Dozens of claimed heroin merchants were captured in the small hours of the morning Wednesday in New Rochelle. With the assistance of the FBI and DEA, police started to round up the 64 claimed low-level merchants at 4 a.m., WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported. A week ago, cops in White Plains captured 38 suspects in the same "Operation Street Sweeper II." "There are… "Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep"

ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT

Introduction: In this article we are going to discuss extensively about a benzodiazepine substance better known by its brand name, Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Why is it prescribed? What kind of Side Effects comes with it? Well, we will get to know in the course of our discussion. So grab your seatbelt while we embark on the journey to the world of Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Alprazolam, marketed under the brand name Xanax, is a benzodiazepine used… "ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT"

DARE: Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug Abuse Prevention Program

Drug Abuse Prevention Program: D.A.R.E. Drug Abuse Resistance Education The use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing an addiction. Don’t forget, drugs change brain chemistry and this may lead to addiction along with several other severe problems. So, preventing early usage of drugs and / or alcohol could go a considerable way in decreasing these risks. Whenever we can prevent younger people from trying drugs, we could prevent drug dependency. The threat of…

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MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted

Improved Treatment Plan: for the MICA Mentally Ill Chemically Dependent Patient The absolute most popular model of substance abuse cure in the United States is the twelve step approach. This approach expanded out of AA and NA Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and requires motivating patients to adopt the illness model of dependency, or label themselves as alcoholics or possibly recovering addicts from going to twelve step meetings, to acquire and utilize a sponsor, and… "MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted"

Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?

ALCOHOLISM: CAN YOU CURB IT EARLY Alcoholism is an emotive issue in many circles. Not just because it has been linked to a plethora of vices, but because to a lot of people, alcohol is a staple in those moments when they need to unwind. Proponents would say alcohol is only as bad as the user. They isolate themselves from the negative image that alcohol has to carry. After a hard day of work, most… "Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?"

Effects Of Alchohol

In 1956, the American Medical Association deemed alcohol as a physiological disease, and it remains a constant threat to the society.  In the same way, other diseases may be long-term and progressive; alcohol remains vulnerable to the same characteristics. It has been observed that alcohol in severe cases, can lead to death. Below is a standard of what it takes to label an individual as an addict or Alcoholic: A person who has consumed huge… "Effects Of Alchohol"

Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse

What Kind of Drug and Alcohol Detoxes Exist in N.J. Substance abuse in the form of drugs or alcohol can spoil a person's life. However, because of the large wide range of alcohol detox centers and also drug detoxification centers in New Jersey to aid addicted people. If you prefer alcohol or drug detox for yourself or even any of your relatives there are also a great number of them in New Jersey. Considering that New… "Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse"

Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road

How difficult is Recovery from Addiction & Alcoholism Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a long and difficult road for anyone suffering from addiction. The first step is probably the most important, realizing and admitting that one has a problem and need help. The second step would be the detoxification process and/or entering some sort of rehabilitation center. There are several different options for treatment. However, detoxing from the actual drug is of extreme…

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ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?

Why do I need Detox for Heroin or Alcohol? It starts out on Fridays to take off the edge. On Saturday it’s to relax. On Sunday it’s to watch the sun set. Any other day, it has no reason. Before you know it, you need entire bottles to get the same affect. The reality of excessive alcohol intake had set in on 16.3 million people from the age of 18. Heroin, on the other hand,… "ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?"

THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

The Story of Mercy a Recovering Alcoholic, Addict and Addiction Specialist Mercy is a 22-year old ray of hope where she comes from. She gets by rather comfortably, by running print ad campaigns. It’s campaign season. Mercy is wiped out from her part-time job. She has regular meetings with a group of recovering alcoholics and drug users. She’s been working with one of the most affected members of the group for nine months now. It has…

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Are you in denial about your addiction?

Are you in alcoholic or addict denial? Addiction can be a cunning and baffling feature to someone’s overall wellbeing. Many who suffer from addiction, alcoholism or substance abuse issues may not even accept they have a problem. In many cases they may be suffering detrimental consequences for their behavior or denial of their disease. Alcoholism affects millions of people every year.  According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths throughout the… "Are you in denial about your addiction?"

Can you die from detoxing from drugs?

Can you die from detoxing from drugs and alcohol? Can you die from detoxing from drug and alcohol? This is a question that rings in the minds of many people that are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The answers to this question may vary by drug type and the amount used. If you’re alcoholic it is possible to have seizures while detoxing from alcohol. Alcoholic seizures can be horrendous to go through and you should…

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What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?

What do the 12 Steps have to do with Spirituality? It’s very common in most twelve step fellowships to have 12 steps to guide you to recovery.  The most common 12 step fellowships are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These fellowships have written into the twelfth step “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we carry the message to the alcoholic or addict that still suffers.” There is quite a bit…

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Do you know about having fun in recovery?

What are some fun things to do in South Florida when you’re in recovery? The South Florida recovery scene rocks if you’re really rocking it. I mean let’s get real here; most treatment centers in South Florida don’t really have much to offer in the way of fun in recovery. Most halfway houses in South Florida don’t really offer fun activities to do either. So before you lose all hope in the treatment industry in…

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Need to Know Addiction Facts for Parents

Facts for Parents about Drug Addiction Facts show that the involvement and support of a parent make teenage kids of these parents better performers, healthier and more disciplined. Most parents worry that they will have to compromise freedom for being there for their child. You and your child have probably had the talk about substance abuse; alcoholism, marijuana addiction and such vices when they were younger. How do you have a talk with your now… "Need to Know Addiction Facts for Parents"

Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy?

Why Do You Need Relapse Prevention Therapy? When you’re treating an addiction to drugs and alcohol relapse prevention therapy and be important in avoiding relapse. A relapse occurs when the addict in recovery returns to the addictive behavior, meaning he starts drinking or using drugs again. Many addicts relapse on drugs and alcohol due to acting out on old behaviors.   Some of the signs that precede a relapse: Angry or disgruntled behavior (yelling – lying –…

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