Detox and Treatment

Can Psychedelics Really Help Fight Addiction?

Psychedelics have been used to treat alcoholism and addiction for nearly as long as records have existed with substances ranging from psilocybin to belladonna all used to prevent excessive drinking or substance abuse. Today, this trend is on the rise again, with individuals advocating the use of primarily plant-based psychoactive such as mescaline, psilocybin, [...]

2018-11-26T07:08:06+00:00 0 Comments

How Do I Find Addiction Treatment that Works?

If you or a loved one is addicted to drugs or alcohol, there is help available. Modern addiction treatment facilities offer high-quality care based on scientific research and therapy, designed to truly help individuals suffering from substance use disorder. Unfortunately, addiction treatment is relatively poorly regulated in comparison to many other medical services. Addiction treatment [...]

2018-11-13T12:25:51+00:00 0 Comments

What is Suboxone?

Our approach to treating drug abuse and addiction has changed dramatically over the past 60 years. While traditional methods of rehab and therapy are still the most common treatments (and still effective), Western medicine now offers medical treatment for opioid addiction in the form of both opioid agonists like Naloxone and Buprenorphine (a partial [...]

2018-10-24T10:39:20+00:00 0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Kids When You Go to Rehab

Discussing an addiction and seeking rehab when you are caring for a child, especially a very young one, can be a challenging experience. On the one hand, it's important to discuss where and why you are going, on the other, it is difficult to explain a temporary absence, and what many parents see as [...]

2018-08-29T09:57:47+00:00 0 Comments

Holistic Alternatives to Opioids for Pain

While opioids are the standard go-to medication for pain in modern medicine, they simply are not safe for many of us to use. With millions of people recovering from substance use disorders and many millions more at risk for addiction, opioids can present a danger of relapse and addiction – and taking steps to [...]

2018-08-29T10:08:07+00:00 0 Comments

Drug Addiction in the Legal Profession

Workplace substance abuse is an increasingly large problem in every industry, with statistics suggesting that 77% of drug users are employed. Substance abuse contributes to poor performance, lapses of judgment at work, and missed work days. This is well documented in high-stress professions, where doctors and lawyers face tight deadlines, heightened levels of responsibility, [...]

2018-08-29T10:35:48+00:00 0 Comments

Can I Go to Rehab Instead of Jail?

Millions of people are arrested for drug and alcohol related crimes every year. With more than 24.5 million people in the United States addicted to a substance, these numbers are also likely to rise over time. If you've been arrested for a drug or alcohol related crime, you are not alone. However, you likely [...]

2018-09-03T08:59:06+00:00 0 Comments