Relapse

Dealing with a relapse is difficult and can be a depressing and troublesome time for  an alcoholic or addict.  It is definitely a good idea to take charge and recognize that doing something about it sooner is better than doing something later.  If you or a loved one seems to have hit a relapse, it is essential to uncover it and deal with it full on.  Most addicts have a difficult time admitting their relapse and having a realization that they should seek help instead of going on another bender.  

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Ecstasy

Ecstasy was originally developed by Merck pharmaceutical company in 1912. In its original form, it was known as “MDMA.” It was used in 1953 by the US Army in psychological warfare tests, and then resurfaced in the 1960s as a psychotherapy medication to “lower inhibitions.” It wasn’t until the 1970s that MDMA started being used as a party drug.

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Purple Drank Abuse

Purple Drank is an addictive drink made up by the drug abuser himself (or herself). The primary intoxicating ingredient is a promethazine-codeine cough medication that is available only by prescription.

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Suboxone - Finding Its Way Inside of Prisons

Suboxone, a drug used to treat opiate addiction designed to reduce withdrawal symptoms through a tapering process

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What is an Intervention?

An intervention is a deliberate process by which change is introduced into an individuals thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

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Talking to Your Kids About Drugs

Every parent of a teenager knows that eventually they are going to become young adults and become independent.  There is a natural progression of development as humans from teenage years to adulthood where exploration of the world around them is necessary for them to live as adults on their own someday.

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EarWax Marijuana

Dubbed pot’s most powerful high, earwax marijuana – also known as “dabs,” “honey oil,” or “butter” – has become a growing problem in the United States.

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Addicted to Meth

Methamphetamine is a powerful drug.  Also known as speed, meth, glass, crank, crystal, pow wow, just to name a few.  

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When Is An Intervention Appropriate?

Generally people think of substance abuse as being most applicable to interventions. However, an intervention can be appropriate for any addiction or compulsive behavior.

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Crack Addiction

Crack is the street name given to the freebase form of cocaine that has been processed from the powdered cocaine hydrochloride form to a smokable substance

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Alcohol & Drug Relapse

Dealing with a relapse is difficult and can be a depressing and troublesome time for  an alcoholic or addict.

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Opiate Rehab

Opiate addiction is serious, volatile, and should be addressed immediately.

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