Steroid Rehabilitation at The Ranch PA

Anabolic (“muscle-building”) steroids are man-made substances closely linked to the male hormone testosterone. Anabolic steroids require a prescription for use and can be taken orally, injected intramuscularly, or rubbed on the skin in the forms of gels or creams. Steroids are only available to treat certain medical conditions; however, they are often abused in an…

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PCP Rehabilitation

Here at The Ranch PA treatment center, we understand that substance abuse is a complex issue. Everyone has unique reasons for using substances, and oftentimes, for choosing specific ones. Phencyclidine, or PCP, is commonly referred to as a “party drug.” This means that it is often used at clubs or large parties among younger people.…

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How to Stop Drinking

Have you ever tried to cut back on drinking but found you couldn’t? Alcohol is one of the most addictive drugs in the world, and it negatively affects your physical, emotional, and psychological health. In the most serious cases of alcoholism, quitting alone can even be deadly. So what do you do if you are…

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Bath Salts Addiction Treatment

Bath salts are designer drugs made by illicit manufacturers. They are likely physically addictive, produce a variety of dangerous and alarming side effects, and are sometimes sold legally under names such as Vanilla Sky, Ivory Wave, Bliss, or Purple Wave. Similar in chemical composition to amphetamines, the ingredients in bath salts change constantly to reflect…

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How to Talk to an Addict

Communicating with the addict in your life always seems to end in an ugly argument. You are tired of listening to lies and excuses, and you’re weary of the blame game. You’ve established rules, yet the addict in your life constantly breaks them — and you feel powerless to change. Instead of giving up on…

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Ecstasy Addiction Treatment

MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, X, or molly, is a synthetic, psychoactive drug chemically similar to methamphetamine. It produces an energizing effect, along with distortions in time, perception and enhanced enjoyment from tactile experiences. Used to promote euphoria, it is most commonly used by adolescents and young adults. It also creates feelings of closeness,…

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Marijuana, also known as “pot,” “weed,” or “cannabis,” is the most commonly abused drug in the United States. It is comprised of a dry, shredded green/brown mix of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the plant Cannabis sativa. It is usually smoked as a cigarette (joint) or in a pipe (bong or bowl). It is…

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