Finding Effective Drug Treatment

Katelyn Sharkey

An effective drug rehab program focuses its efforts on providing comprehensive treatment for individuals suffering from substance use disorders as well as co-occurring mental health issues. A qualified addiction rehabilitation center with high success rates will offer a full continuum of care, including medical detox, inpatient rehab, outpatient programs,…

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Alcohol Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Katelyn Sharkey

Alcoholism, also referred to as alcohol addiction, is a destructive disease that has life threatening consequences and countless long-term negative health effects. Recognizing that someone has an alcohol use disorder can be tricky, because drinking is a common and widely accepted social activity. It can be difficult to determine…

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Recognizing the Signs of Opioid Abuse

Katelyn Sharkey

Opioids are a category of powerful drugs that include forms which are legal, synthetic and illicit. Most people are originally introduced to opioids through a doctor who legally prescribes them for the treatment of pain. When taken, opioid drugs produce a chemical reaction that interacts with the opioid receptors in…

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#BLACKBALLOONDAY

Katelyn Sharkey

Black balloon day is a national event that takes place annually on March 6th in the United States. This event is used to bring awareness to the drug epidemic and the devastating number of overdose deaths that result from it each year. People from all walks of life and all…

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