January 17, 2019

Can I Quit By Myself?

Quitting substance abuse by myself? Have you ever asked yourself: Do I need to spend money on treatment? Do I really need to spend months away to get better? Can I quit by myself? You might be wondering if you can do it all yourself and quit cold turkey, without having to go to the “extreme” […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Alcohol Rehab Information, Alcoholism, Drug Rehab Information, Drug Treatment, Substance Abuse
April 9, 2013

Matthew Perry Lobbies for Drug Courts

Actor Matthew Perry, according to the UK Metro, has recently made several trips to Washington DC to lobby for support of specialist drug courts. The Superior Court of California Drug Court Services defines drug court as “a special court given responsibility to handle cases involving substance-abusing offenders through comprehensive supervision, drug testing, treatment services and […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment, Mental Health
March 7, 2013

Teen Drug Addiction May Start in the Home

Teen drug addiction is starting in the most unlikely of places: the home. According to Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., “Two-thirds of teens who abuse prescription drugs get them from friends or family. It usually starts with one pill, swiped from the family medicine cabinet, turning parents into drug dealers and most don’t even know […]

Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Drug Treatment, Teenagers
January 28, 2013

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety is the feeling of fear or apprehension over a perceived or possible danger or challenge. In other words, anxiety is the fear of something that is not real or not currently happening. It is a future oriented mood state. Addicts often experience anxiety – before going into treatment and as part of the withdrawal […]

Anxiety