Helping People Struggling With Addiction

Helping People Struggling With Addiction

The first step and perhaps the most significant step when struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction is accepting treatment. Struggling with addiction can be overwhelming and challenging for most, which is why having a good support system is vital. Sometimes, the...
How To Tell If Someone Has A Cocaine Addiction

How To Tell If Someone Has A Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a very powerful drug made from the leaves of a coca plant found in South America. It was once considered the drug of high social status during the 80s and 90s, and continues to remain popular today. In fact, research shows that in the United States, 1.5...
Prozac and Alcohol Don’t Mix

Prozac and Alcohol Don’t Mix

It is not unusual for a depressed person to turn to alcohol to “self-medicate.” Alcohol is typically consumed to alter your mind and bring feelings of relaxation. The irony is, alcohol is classified as a depressant, and using a depressant while depressed, is simply...
Most Popular Psychedelic Drugs

Most Popular Psychedelic Drugs

Psychedelic drugs or hallucinogens, are popular substances in the United States and are used recreationally. These drugs offer mystical experiences and enhance sensory perception, thought processes, and energy levels. Psychedelics have been around for centuries, and...
Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

Parents play a significant role in their children’s lives, especially when they are growing up. When children mature into pre-teens and teenagers, parents tend to worry about their encounters with drugs and alcohol. According to the CDC, alcohol, marijuana and...
Xanax Blackouts Explained

Xanax Blackouts Explained

Xanax is a brand name for a drug called alprazolam. It is a popular prescription medication that belongs to the benzodiazepine family. Benzodiazepines are typically prescribed for treating anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and insomnia. They are even prescribed to...
Mixing Adderall and Alcohol

Mixing Adderall and Alcohol

Most of us are aware that combining prescription drugs with alcohol can be extremely dangerous. Regardless of its dangers, mixing Adderall and alcohol has become increasingly common. College students and young adults in particular are experiencing higher rates of...
Track Marks And Other Signs Of Shooting Up

Track Marks And Other Signs Of Shooting Up

Injection drug users (IDUs) have unique difficulties and a different level of shame and humiliation around intravenous (IV) drugs. The stigma around injecting drugs and the significant health risks involved make addiction treatment a necessary measure. If you suspect...
Best Therapy Dogs For Addiction Recovery

Best Therapy Dogs For Addiction Recovery

The utmost dog lovers know that the presence of a dog alone can have a major boost in your mood. The second you get home after a long day, their excitement shows by their wagging tail and cheerful bark. Dogs make great companions in home environments, but are also...
Fentanyl In San Diego

Fentanyl In San Diego

Fentanyl-related deaths have been a rising problem in the United States, and San Diego is no exception. Unfortunately, there continues to be a nationwide misuse of prescription drugs. Fentanyl, sometimes referred to as heroin’s cousin, has been more of a recent trend...
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