Drug And Alcohol Addiction And Treatment

Alcoholism What is alcoholism? Is alcoholism a disease? Is alcoholism treatable? How can you tell if you or someone you know is an alcoholic? Involved in a dui or drunk driving incident? Drug Rehabilitation What is drug addiction? Is drug addiction a disease? How is it treated? How is behavior affected by this treatment? Involved in Read more…

Marijuana – Anxiety, Stress, Depression

Marijuana And Depression  Going through life-changing legal and financial trouble, (See Trump-Trouble Alert) especially for over a prolonged period of time, is not only stressful, it can be the precursor to falling into a serious state of depression.  What the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has convincingly demonstrated is that THC, the active Read more…

Nicotine Replacement Therapy – Kicking The Smoking Addiction

Nicotine Replacement Therapies There are currently five different forms of nicotine replacement therapies for smokers unable to quit on their own. The five forms of therapy are nicotine patches, nicotine nasal spray, nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges and nicotine inhalers. The FDA has approved each of these delivery systems for its intended use and each presents Read more…

Alcoholism – Recovery Options

Alcoholism, also known as “alcohol dependence,” is a condition that morphs into an obsessive craving to consume alcohol. Alcohol abuse, at one time, was viewed primarily as moral problem. Today, many medical researchers view alcoholism as a disease that activates obsessive-compulsive neural betavior. According  to federal  data, less than a third of all people with alcohol problems receive treatment for their addiction and 18 Read more…

Health Risks Associated With Chronic Use of Marijuana

Researchers have learned a great deal about how THC acts on the brain to produce its many effects. Upon smoking marijuana, THC rapidly passes from the lungs into the bloodstream, which carries the chemical to the brain and other organs throughout the body. THC acts upon specific sites in the brain, called cannabin receptors, igniting Read more…

Count Blessings Not Troubles – Powerful Quotes

As hard as life can be, we can always turn our circumstances around if we put our troubles into perspective.  Here are some pearls of wisdom that can help get you beyond your troubles, recognize your blessings and return to a state of peace:   “There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs Read more…

Depression – Symptoms – Local Treatment Centers

Depression and stress can disrupt how you function, eat, sleep, and get along with others. There are different reasons why people experience depression. For example, financial trouble can cause poor self-esteem. Losing your home to foreclosure can cause marital trouble and lead to separation, divorce and bankruptcy. Financial stress and worry can make people feel Read more…