How Spikes in Depression Impact Those in Addiction Recovery

depression-and-college Depression can be ever-present, and symptoms can affect those in addiction recovery. Symptoms can include isolation, mood changes, emotional shifts, increased sleep, and increased anxiety. Those who suffer from depression while in recovery from substance use disorder often report feeling hopeless that the misery will ever abate.  They also express concern that they are unable [...]
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Teens and Marijuana – Concerning Perspectives on Weed

Lit Match American society’s opinions and regulations on marijuana use are shifting. In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana use for recreational purposes. Since then, 6 states have followed [1]. A recent rapport by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicates that this shift is changing how today’s teenagers view, use, [...]
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How Do I Find the Best Rehab for Myself?

Woman researching Pseudoephedrine Abuse on her laptop When searching for a treatment program for yourself, choosing a center can be overwhelming. Given the array of options, it can be difficult to know what to consider. Below you will find different options when selecting a rehabilitation center that’s a good fit for you. Special Considerations Quality of an Addiction Rehabilitation Center When seeking [...]
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Fentanyl Crisis: What is Fentanyl and Why is it So Deadly?

Man struggling with depression The United States has long been struggling with an opioid addiction wave of epidemic proportions. Now an opioid from the 1960’s has emerged as the new center of abuse and it is more powerful than heroin: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a super potent synthetic opioid. It is tremendously addictive and deadly, and it is highly profitable. [...]
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Google’s Crack Down on Treatment Center False Advertising

Google computer screen Google it. If a person is looking for anything these days, it’s common to hear ‘Google it.’ We turn to the Internet to search for just about all our needs, and the same can be said for addiction treatment. With drug addiction soaring in the United States, many facilities are being established to help stop [...]
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