Ask Yourself: Do You Need Drug Rehab?

It is always said “The first step is to admit you have a problem,” –it’s true! No one is ever truly prepared for rehab, but you may be at the point where you’ve thought about it. Maybe you’ve reached a low point, or you’re starting to realize what your habits have done to your relationships.…

Meth Addiction Grows as Attention to Problem Fades

With prescription drug abuse at the forefront of many conversations surrounding substance abuse, less visible substances, including methamphetamine, have fallen from popular discussion and discourse. In an article published by Lakeview Health Systems, they argued that while meth use is on the rise, attention to its dangers are fewer and far between, doing nothing to…

Is Long Term Drug Rehab the Best Option for You?

Seeking help for substance abuse dependence is an extremely personal decision. If you have chosen to seek inpatient or residential treatment, you will need to decide the length of your treatment program. Individualized care is important for your success. Consider the following options, and then discuss long term and short term drug rehab options with…

Betty Ford: An Advocate for the Ages

Betty Ford, former first lady and substance abuse advocate, has died at the age of 93. Ford, who battled breast cancer, alcohol addiction and prescription pill abuse, was a lifelong recovering addict and extremely influential in the evolution of substance abuse treatment programs and awareness on the subject. Ford, who became addicted to pain medication…

Drugged Driving: A Cause for Concern

While it is drinking and driving that is typically discussed in the mainstream media, another issue, drugged driving, has become much more prevalent in recent years. Thanks to increased awareness, groups are slowly beginning to take action and the nation as a whole is taking a closer look at this often overlooked, yet incredibly dangerous,…