Tag: Addiction Medicine

In the United States, substance abuse has become a national crisis. More specifically, alcoholism has maintained to be a leading issue in our country. Regardless, alcohol abuse is not discussed very often due to the wide acceptance that alcohol consumption…

Mother Nature is powerful enough to heal wounded souls. Most people who have spent time outdoors with nature have noticed a positive change in their body, mind, and soul. It can help people with mental health issues addiction as well.…

Medication-assisted treatment has become an extremely controversial topic. When it comes to finding the correct form of substance abuse treatment, patients must remain especially wary and diligent when making a choice. What works for one person, may not be the…

Drug addiction is a chronic illness that affects the behavior and brain of a person. A person with drug addiction can’t resist the strong desire or urge to use the addictive substance. As such, an addict continues to use drugs…

While many people experiment with addictive substances at some point in their life, some develop an addiction while others do not. Sometimes, it may be difficult to differentiate between addiction or a habit. However, there are many telltale signs that…

Jobs are not usually easy to come by and even if you get one, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you are going to be hired as you will still need to go through an application process. This is usually done…

With the opioid epidemic taking over news headlines lately, it is easy to forget that alcohol is still a huge problem for many people. To spread awareness around alcohol use disorder, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)…

Cocaine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to the drug cocaine. It can occur after just one use, but most people become addicted after using it more than once. Cocaine addiction can have some serious consequences and can affect…