When Choosing A Rehab Center, Focus On The Success Rate Of The Clients

Drug treatment information is easy to find on the World Wide Web. Unfortunately, you can’t trust much of what you read. Indeed, most online drug treatment literature is produced by and for private drug treatment facilities, all of which have a vested interest in promoting their own products. Under those circumstances, it should perhaps go [...]

Drug Treatment Information 3/19

Nobody likes to talk about drug addiction, or drug treatment, or drug treatment programs. That’s pretty obvious, right?: drug rehab doesn’t exactly make for pleasant cocktail party conversation, and addiction isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. But here’s the kicker: If you want to beat drug addiction, you’ve got to talk about it. And [...]

Drug Treatment Information 3/8

So you need drug rehab, and drug treatment, and a drug treatment center. Fine. Actually, more than fine: It’s a hard admission to make, and if you’ve come this far, go ahead and pat yourself on the back. But make no mistake: You aren’t even close to done.
Accepting that you need drug rehab is a [...]

Drug Treatment Information 3/6

Here’s a question: Why doesn’t drug treatment work for everyone? In an age of expert drug rehab programs and expensive drug treatment centers, why doesn’t every drug treatment patient get better? Put even more simply: Why is drug addiction so damn hard to beat?
Part of the answer lies in the mechanisms of drug addiction itself. [...]

Drug Treatment Center

The comedian Mitch Hedburg, himself dead of what was likely a heroin overdose in 2006, once joked “Alcoholism is a disease, but it’s like the only disease that you can get yelled at for having.” “Drug Addiction”, or “Chemical Dependency”, whatever one chooses to call it, is a disease; and yes, it is another [...]

Meth Rehabilitation

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that is devastating the lives of the people it touches every day. Over the last few years, methamphetamine, (or meth as it is commonly called), has gained in popularity with a cross-section of society. It has become the great equalizer, destroying the lives of the rich, [...]