Friday May 29th 2015

Drug

Choosing an addiction treatment center: 13 principles + 5 questions

Choosing an addiction treatment center: 13 principles + 5 questions

There are thousands of addiction treatment centers in the U.S. alone. How do you know which is the right place for you? We help guide your process here.

Family dysfunction and addiction: 3 steps for better emotional health

Family dysfunction and addiction: 3 steps for better emotional health

Addiction promotes family dysfunction. So how can you break out of roles you’ve adapted to survive? Maggie Harmon speaks from experience here.

51 Heroin detox timeline: How long to detox from heroin?

Heroin detox timeline: How long to detox from heroin?

Heroin detox usually peaks at about 72 hours after loast dose and resolves within a week. However, some symptoms can linger for weeks or months afterwards. A complete heroin detox timeline here.

2 Zero tolerance for drug abuse: Lessons for families

Zero tolerance for drug abuse: Lessons for families

Eight (8) crucial points for HOW TO create an environment of zero tolerance of drug abuse in your home. We welcome your questions at the end.

3 Can you get high on crack?

Can you get high on crack?

Crack is known for its almost immediate euphoric effect. But while you can get high on crack easily, risk for addiction is through the roof! More on crack, the high it produces, and risks you take when using crack here.

3 External enablers: It takes two!

External enablers: It takes two!

Enablers can help a loved one’s addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.

4 How long does K2 last?

How long does K2 last?

K2 effects can last few hours, but can persist for days or weeks after use. More on the factors that affect the duration of K2 and synthetic cannabinoids here.

2 How do I help my addict son or daughter?

How do I help my addict son or daughter?

From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction…especially when the addict is your own child.

What is cocaine used for?

What is cocaine used for?

Cocaine and its derivatives can be used as local anesthetics, but cocaine is scheduled as a Class II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act. More on past and present cocaine uses, as well as its effects here.

1 What is heroin used for?

What is heroin used for?

Heroin is an illegal drug used for its euphoric effect. More on heroin uses, side effects, and consequences of illegal use here.

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