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The Science Is Settled; Why Holistic Addiction Treatment Is More Effective Than Ever

Addiction is something that affects a person’s mind, body and spirit and the very definition of the word ‘holistic’ implies that these are intimately interconnected and explicable only by referencing the whole. This has become a popular belief in alcohol rehab centers and drug detox programs in recent years and now holistic medicine – also […]

Study Aid or Slippery Slope; How Adderall Can Lead to Harder Drugs

Adderall is a prescription drug that is mainly used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD along with other conditions that cause severe lack of alertness such as narcolepsy. Because Adderall contains amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, it not only increases attention and focus but also has the propensity to be highly-addictive that has […]

So, You Made It Through the Holidays. Now What?

For people in recovery from addiction who have successfully passed through the holidays without relapse, there is much to feel positive about. For those who have succumbed to cravings only to recognize their mistake and adjust their behavior in the midst of the festivities, again, there is much to be hopeful for. One of the […]

What Is Detox From Heroin Really Like?

Heroin is a highly addictive substance that gains control mentally in a way not many other drugs do. For that reason, people struggling with heroin addiction need to seek specialized treatment for drug addiction if they are to overcome it. The reason heroin addiction is more complex to treat than other substances is that it […]

How a Serene and Secluded Environment Can Benefit Drug Rehabilitation

For many people with addiction issues, the prospect of entering into treatment can be daunting. There are still many widely held misconceptions about detox and rehab that can deter the people most in need of treatment from reaching out for help. Choosing the right kind of facility for addiction treatment is intensely personal, as is […]

How Equine-Assisted Therapy Benefits Treatment for Heroin Addiction

As we have become better informed about the area of addiction, more therapy options have become available to patients seeking heroin addiction treatment. Some of these therapies are known as experiential, which are a range of interventions designed to focus patients on actual involvement, engagement, and interaction with different types of experiences as part of […]

The Importance of Individualized Care in Drug Addiction Treatment

There is no one simple solution when it comes to addiction treatment and effective drug rehab requires a complete understanding of the complexities surrounding an individual’s need to use. Individualized drug addiction treatment is essential for the demanding challenges a person faces when they enter into a program as everyone responds to the tough mental […]