How Do Residential and Outpatient Rehab Programs Compare?

How Do Residential and Outpatient Rehab Programs Compare

Treatment should always be considered when detoxing from drug addiction. If you avoid treatment, you are likely to relapse (1). If you are considering addiction treatment, you might by asking how residential and outpatient rehab programs compare to each other. The difference between inpatient and outpatient rehab can include the timeline, intensity of treatment, cost, […]

The Gabapentin High: Misuse of Neurontin And Its Consequences

The Gabapentin High Misuse of Neurontin And Its Consequences

Painkiller addiction is on the rise, and it must be stopped. Unfortunately, too many people are misusing their prescriptions and becoming addicted to substances like Gabapentin, also known as Neurontin. Some doctors are, unfortunately, prescribing it when something less addictive would be more beneficial and effective. We need to understand what Gabapentin is used for […]

How long does it take to break an addiction?

How long does it take to break an addiction

Addiction affects everyone in a unique way. In this article, we will discuss what addiction is, its timeline for recovery, and the best ways to break an addiction. Let’s get started: What is Addiction? Drug addiction is not an overnight process. It often takes months or years to develop bad habits such as drug abuse. […]

Meth Withdrawal Home Remedies

Meth Withdrawal Home Remedies

Methamphetamine, also known as meth or crystal meth, is an illegal drug. Meth creates additional dopamine in the brain which causes euphoria and ultimately a crash when it leaves the system. Therefore, when someone stops taking meth, their brain has less dopamine and they experience less pleasure and happiness. This leads to addiction (1), according […]

Why Substance Abuse Is Common Among Medical Professionals

Why Substance Abuse Is Common Among Medical Professionals

Healthcare professionals, especially in the most developed countries, attribute to the highest rates of drug and substance abuse in the medical field. A case study in the USA today would reveal that approximately 100,000 medical personnel such as nurses and other technicians struggle with drug and substance abuse. Questions may crop out as to how […]