More often than not, those who have trouble with alcohol will need to enter rehab to help them get better. Unfortunately, some alcoholics may not even know or believe that they have a problem. How do you know if you are an alcoholic and need to enter rehab? If you can’t get through the day […]
If you suffer from drug or alcohol addiction, making the decision to enter a rehab program can be difficult. However, it ultimately can be the best step that you can take to promote a healthier, happier future. After making this important decision, you must decide which type of drug or alcohol rehab program to enroll […]
People suffering from addiction often have a hard time seeking and following through with treatment. Many people feel ostracized, as though they will be judged and ridiculed in a professional environment that is distant from their own situation. It also doesn’t help that people tend to look upon mental and psychological disorders with disdain, and […]
Drug addiction continues to plague hundreds of residents not only in the San Diego area, but in many other parts of the country as well. Despite the fact that drug abuse is a widespread problem, some people still tend to overlook its seriousness, which prevents addicts or those close to them from getting the help […]
For victims of drug addiction, the first step towards sobriety and recovery is the will to change. This is the toughest decision to make for those deeply enslaved to the habit because this entails a lasting commitment to transform the way he or she perceives oneself, other people and the stress of everyday life.
A person is diagnosed as addicted when he or she is no longer able to function without consuming the desired substance. Drug abuse and dependence is among the most destructive of conditions, affecting individuals, families, and even entire communities.
It’s a lot easier to tell when a child may have ADHD. An adult, on the other hand, exhibits far less diagnosable symptoms. Thus, many adults suffer from ADHD and may not even be aware of it. According to Health.com, about 4% of adults have ADHD, and research suggests that 1-5% of adults with ADHD […]
Alcoholics tend to be the last to understand that they have a problem because they cannot observe their behavior from an outside perspective. It’s difficult to determine when that extra glass is just an extension of “happy time” or when it already signals alcohol dependency and the need to seek therapy from a San Diego […]
Cocaine is a highly addictive illegal drug derived from the leaves of the coca plant. The worst part is that all it takes is to try the drug once to send someone into a pattern of cocaine abuse. Unfortunately, cocaine distribution is rampant, as evidenced by the 14 tons of cocaine seized by law enforcement, […]
When your back aches after sitting in front of your desk all day, taking a painkiller can help relieve your discomfort. Once the pain subsides, there is no need for you to take another pill—and that’s the way it should be. Unfortunately, that scenario isn’t always the case.