Your Rehab Stay Could Uncover a Dual Diagnosis

Your Rehab Stay Could Uncover a Dual Diagnosis When entering a rehabilitation program, most expect to be treated only for their addiction. However, during treatment clients can uncover underlying disorders that go beyond addiction. These mental health issues can even be one of the causes of substance abuse. A proper dual diagnosis is essential in…

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Medical Marijuana being Abused by Teens

A new study brings the world of medical marijuana into a new light. With several states considering legalizing medical marijuana, the following confessions from adolescents should be kept in mind… The Teens Fess Up Researchers at the University of Colorado asked 164 teens who were enrolled in substance abuse treatment programs about the way they…

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SAMHSA Reports Shows Addiction Trend for Baby Boomer Generation

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a report with a surprising revelation about addiction trends in America: an increasing number of individuals from the baby boomer generation are developing addictions and requiring treatment late in life. “Pharmageddon” Pharmaceutical medications can be argued as the most often abused by baby boomers. While…

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