Addiction Treatment In Rural Areas

Finding affordable and accessible substance abuse and addiction treatment is difficult no matter where you live. Living in a major city means you probably have many options for treatment, but what do you do if you live in a more secluded, rural area?  In order to access substance abuse and addiction treatment while living in […]

Catering to Gender Differences in Rehab for Opiate Addiction

Rehab for Opiate Addiction

Rehab for opiate addiction is becoming more and more common, as an opioid epidemic sweeps across America. The opioid epidemic is incredibly dangerous. Not only are opioids addictive, but they are the direct cause of about 115 overdose deaths that happen on a daily basis. These illicit drugs easily enter the brain and wreak havoc […]

What Is CBT Therapy?

what is cbt therapy

What Is CBT therapy? If you’ve ever sought addiction treatment, you’ve probably heard of CBT. CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). It’s a unique form of behavioral therapy that aims to change an addict’s thought patterns. In return, this will ideally change the beliefs that a person holds, his or her attitude, and, ultimately, […]

Kratom Withdrawal: Hiding in Plain Sight

   We know that withdrawal can change the way a person acts. The signs and symptoms of withdrawal are usually the opposite of what the drug does, as the body is overreacting to the absence of its favorite substance. What some people fail to recognize is that the signs and symptoms vary from drug to drug. […]

How to Spot Methamphetamine Addiction in a Loved One

Methamphetamine, while it is not as commonly used as drugs like heroin or cocaine, is highly addictive and widely used. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, upwards of six percent of adults have suffered from meth addiction. This statistic has the potential to grow if we don’t look out for those around us […]

Arrested for Drug Possession: 4 Ways to Fight Your Case

Arrested for drug possession

[su_pullquote align=”right”]First offenders caught with a simple drug possession in Kentucky can get anywhere from 2 to 10 years of jail time. They may also have to pay a fine of up to $20,000. First offenders in California face 15 to 180 days in jail. Those who are charged with possession of Schedule II Controlled […]

5 Ways Driving Under the Influence Can Ruin Your Life

  Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs is an incredibly risky thing to do. Not only are your reflexes slower than usual, but your brain is unable to make quick decisions. This increases your chances of getting into an accident. If you are driving under the influence, you are a danger to not […]

FAQ: How Long Does Kratom Stay in My System?

how long does kratom stay in my system

Have you ever wondered, “how long does kratom stay in my system for?” If you have, you’re in luck. This article will focus solely on this herbal drug. Kratom, also known as mitragyna speciosa, has only recently stepped into the spotlight of addiction. Although it has been used in Asian countries for many years, this […]

Keep Track and Celebrate Your Achievements with a Sobriety Calculator

sobriety calculator

How Long It Takes to Get Sober Alcohol withdrawal symptoms tend to subside within 7 to 14 days The body clears 0.25 to 0.50 ounces of alcohol each hour EtG tests can detect alcohol for up to 80 hours after the last drink Track how long you’ve been sober for using a sobriety calculator. The […]