You can expect symptoms of extreme fatigue, depression, and restlessness during the acute phases of cocaine detox. How long do they last and how can these symptoms be treated? We review here.
Why do we self-medicate with medicines like morphine? And how can we move beyond this coping mechanism? Explore more here.
Drug addictions can begin in public and private schools from middle school onward. So, how are schools addressing the problem? Stats on drug use and how suggestions for how parents can prevent drug use in teens here.
Do you have a friend or family member with a possible addiction problem? Are you wondering what to do to help? In this interview with expert, Steve Danzig LCSW, LADC, CCS, BRI-I, we reveal techniques on how to get beyond their denial. More here.
Ecstasy can pull us out of the present and propel us into a fantasy world where everyone is happy and connected. But what can you do when the drug no longer works? Three (3) practical suggestions for coming back to reality in relationships here.
How can you teach your teen the difference between therapeutic use of RX drugs and problem drug use? By learning the distinction yourself. A practical guide here.
Smoking tobacco and nicotine addiction have a list of side effects on the human body. Here, we review the alternatives that smoking e-cigars or “vaping” offers.
If one drug is good, more must be better. WRONG! More here on trends in mixing drugs with other drugs and what you can do if your teen is showing signs of drug abuse.
Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.
Meth withdrawal usually lasts from 1-2 weeks, but it can last upwards of 4 weeks. In some extreme cases, meth withdrawal can last longer. More with a timeline of meth withdrawal here.