What is Fentanyl Abuse?

Fentanyl abuse occurs when a person intentionally misuses the narcotic fentanyl – this can happen after it has been prescribed by a doctor or illicitly obtained on the black market. Fentanyl abuse can result in severe mental, physical, and social consequences, and can rapidly lead to an overdose. What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a synthetic […]

What is Meth Psychosis?

What is Meth Psychosis? – Methamphetamine, also known as meth, crystal meth, ice, or speed, is a dangerous, addictive, and sometimes deadly drug usually found on the street after being produced in clandestine labs in the U.S. or abroad. Meth is derived from ingredients extracted from cough and cold medication (pseudoephedrine) and is created when […]

Cocaine Detox

Cocaine Detox – Cocaine is a stimulant drug that is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a Schedule II drug, indicating that it has limited accepted medicinal use in the U.S. and also a high potential for abuse, dependency, and addiction. Cocaine is derived from the South American native coca plant, and it […]

How to Tell if a Loved One Needs Tramadol Addiction Rehab

Our nation is filled with addicts but not all addictions are tied to alcohol or illicit drugs, many start in the medicine cabinet. Thousands of Americans are addicted to prescription drugs. There are almost a limitless number of prescription drugs that can cause addiction, but some are worse than others – like tramadol. Tramadol is […]

How Our Life Skills Program Can Help You

The road to a long and healthy recovery works by healing on many levels. Once the drugs or alcohol are out of the system, doesn’t mean that person is guaranteed to stay sober forever. Instead, sobriety and a healthy life are a culmination of therapy, positive influences, and life skills. This is where our life-skills […]

Common Prescription Drugs Abused

When most people think of substance abuse they think of alcohol, heroin, or cocaine. The irony is that drugs issuing from trusted medical professionals are some of the most commonly abused substances in the country. You don’t need to look down skid row to find drug abuse, just look in thousands of medicine cabinets across […]

What is Delirium Tremens?

There’s no cute way to put this – delirium tremens is one of the most frightening and dangerous effects of alcohol withdrawal. Commonly referred to as DTS, delirium tremens is a state of psychosis seen in chronic alcoholics upon cessation of alcohol use. If you’ve heard stories about alcoholics trying to fight imaginary spiders off […]

6 Ways to Deal with Drug Cravings in Sobriety

If there was a magic pill that could help you not crave drugs or alcohol, everyone in sobriety would take it. Unfortunately, there is no magic pill, but drug cravings are very real. Everyone who is in recovery will feel cravings occasionally and that’s perfectly fine. It’s what you do about those cravings that are […]