December 31, 2019

Over this past week, we have had several individuals ask us through email and phone, if alcohol withdrawal can cause death.

We believe this is partly to do with the recent death of someone; his family believes he died from alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Since it is very ob...

December 30, 2019

Entering a rehab, or thinking about getting treatment at one, is a great step in the right direction, but this in fact is not the only challenge towards becoming sober.

The second challenge is one that an individual will face when they have begun treatment at the rehab;...

December 28, 2019

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, pot, weed, etc. is one of the most common drugs in the world.

Millions of users are addicted to the drug and experience unwanted consequences as a result of their addiction.

This is the third part of our Consequences of a Marijuana Addi...

December 27, 2019

Addiction to drugs or alcohol affects each and every person differently; however, women in general experience different, and at times more harmful, effects than men.

Below are various ways in which women with an addiction are affected differently.

Addiction Can Affect An...

December 26, 2019

Staying Sober: 5 Things to do After Drug Rehab

Going through a rehab program is only the first stepping stone to your recovery.

Once you leave rehab, you will be faced with many challenges and situations that may tempt you to use again.

Getting clean, staying clean and ke...

December 24, 2019

There are several reasons why people begin to use drugs or alcohol. One of the most popular reasons that people engaged in drugs or alcohol is boredom.

Drug and alcohol users commonly say that they drink or use because it helps pass the time and keeps them from being bo...

December 23, 2019

Social anxiety disorder, or social phobia, and addiction can go hand in hand.

Social anxiety disorder can be described as an “overpowering self consciousness” that does not allow a person to be able to interact with others in normal and everyday situations.

This can lead...

December 21, 2019

Drug abuse and addiction is on the rise throughout India. According to recent surveys, India has at least seventy million drug addicts.

In India, the cultural values are slowly changing, the poorer class is suffering with economic hardship while at the same time there i...

December 20, 2019

Sudden changes in behaviour can send of warning signals to loved ones that something is not right.

When this behaviour continues, it is only natural to begin to question what is changing the person’s behaviour. Determining exactly what is causing this behavioural change...

December 19, 2019

Withdrawal from any opiate is not easy, and in fact for most people is one of the most difficult experiences of their life.

Because of the physical and mental pain of opiate withdrawal many people are unable to break free from their addiction.

Many people who decide to g...

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October 22, 2019