Curing Addiction with a Pill?

A new pill called Nalmefene has been created and reportedly can significantly decrease one’s desire to consume alcohol. It works by blocking particular receptors in our brain that produce the feeling of pleasure from drinking alcoholic beverages. It is being pushed as the pill that could cure alcohol or opioid drug addiction. Is this good…

Effective Drug Rehab for Veterans

Effective Drug Rehab for Veterans There are cases of drug addiction where substance abuse is accompanied with mental health disorder. This is what is known as co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis. The two problems can easily overlap and often one contributes to or causes the other. The types of drugs that are often abused have…

What to Know About Holistic Treatment?

Here is some good news for those struggling with or affected by addiction. A recent survey has found that 10% of Americans have successfully overcome their drug and alcohol problems. 1 out of 10 may not seem like an impressive statistic at first glance but in real numbers that amounts to around 23.5 million people.…

Reports Show that Cocaine Use is Down

Statistics from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have shown that the use of cocaine in the United States has declined sharply. The survey showed that between 2006 and 2010 there was a 37 percent fall in the use of this drug. This result is corroborated by separate data from Quest Diagnostics Inc,…

The Benefits of Drug Rehab You May Not Realize

The main benefit to choosing effective drug rehab is obvious: breaking your addiction to a substance. However, what you may not realize when struggling with addiction just how far-reaching the problem is. Once you begin down your path to recovery, you’ll find your rehab affected you more profoundly than you’d ever imagine. The Support System…