There are few things in this life that are more detrimental to a family as a whole than drug and alcohol abuse. For those who continue down a path of abuse things will only get worse. But for those who feel enough is enough and choose by their own free will to seek help, they can find hope.
Archive for October, 2009
Cocaine is one of the most abused narcotic drugs in the United States. It can be consumed in many ways—through injection, rectal administration, snorting and smoking. Cocaine addiction starts from a variety of reasons
Methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and heroin are only some of the drugs that are abused in Oregon. Last year in Multnomah alone, the death toll because of heroin was 71, cocaine caused 42 deaths and methamphetamine caused an alarming death number of 27.
There is a fear of a void about stopping drinking or doing drugs for many people. Inside there is a sense that the initial situation that was there that gave rise to the addiction is going to be very hard to deal with again. The alcohol and drugs numbed the pain. Now what?
Knowing the warning signs of alcoholism can help you or a loved one begin a recovery process before it is too late. Understanding the signs can help determine the difference between dependency and abuse.
Any addiction is a serious issue, but addiction to oxycontin represents a unique and difficult challenge both to the person addicted and those around him or her. Oxycontin is a narcotic, or opium derivative, used to treat pain, similar to morphine.
Alcohol withdrawal may be described as a group of symptoms that may occur from suddenly stopping alcohol consumption after a history of a drinking problem . Common symptoms include but are not limited to loss of appetite, nausea, fatigue, fever , chills, lack of coordination and sleeping problems
Christian drug rehab is known to have higher rates of success compared to other kinds of rehab. Others have credited their spiritual growth through Judaism or Eastern spiritual paths using meditation as essential to lasting inner change. Some say it is because there is a sense of belonging to a community, others say it is [...]
Millions of families have to deal with the effects alcoholism daily. Some people feel that medical drug treatment is the only way someone can stop abusing alcohol. However, there are natural methods that can help a person quit drinking in partnership with a professional drug treatment. Studying alcoholism articles that cover a range of methods is very helpful.