Category Archives: Addiction Articles

  • Questions to Ask Residential Treatment Centers in Los Angeles
    Monday, July 25th, 2022

    Questions to Ask Residential Treatment Centers in Los Angeles

    Knowing what to ask can be the first step toward finding the best treatment center for your needs. Consider these six questions before committing to a specific treatment center. Do you offer individualized treatment for your substance abuse treatment...
  • Find Addiction Recovery in Los Angeles, CA
    Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

    Find Addiction Recovery in Los Angeles, CA

    Harmony Place is a renowned drug and alcohol rehab center in Los Angeles, California, that offers a unique and highly effective approach to addiction recovery. Our entire program is based on providing each client with an individualized treatment plan...
  • The Top Rehab Centers Los Angeles
    Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

    The Top Rehab Centers Los Angeles

    Addiction is a complicated and indiscriminate disease characterized by the uncontrollable use of drugs or alcohol, despite their harmful effects. When addiction is left untreated, it can ruin the life of the addict and tear families apart. However, there...
  • Self Harm Addiction: How it Impacts Substance Use Disorders
    Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

    Self Harm Addiction: How it Impacts Substance Use Disorders

    Many people assume that self harm addiction and suicide are the same thing. They are not. The goal of suicide is death while self harm addiction is a coping mechanism for overwhelming emotions. Substance use disorder often co-occurs with...
  • What Are Harm Reduction Services in Recovery?
    Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

    What Are Harm Reduction Services in Recovery?

    When someone is struggling with a substance use disorder, that person must be accepted for where they are at. Holding a person to an unrealistic set of expectations is unfair. Not everyone can make the jump to sobriety overnight;...
  • How to Do a Medical Intervention for Prescription Drug Abuse
    Thursday, February 10th, 2022

    How to Do a Medical Intervention for Prescription Drug Abuse

    People use the word intervention to provide an accurate description of a person putting themselves into someone’s life with the hope that they can alter their behaviors or the consequences of present circumstances. In many instances, interventions end with...
  • Opiate Pupils
    Thursday, February 10th, 2022

    Opiate Pupils

    The dark part of your eye is called the pupil. Depending on the lighting conditions, your eyes can grow or shrink. However, other factors, such as drugs, can also affect the size of your pupils. Opioids and opiates cause...
  • Adderall Overdose Symptoms
    Thursday, February 10th, 2022

    Adderall Overdose Symptoms

    Being able to quickly identify signs of an Adderall overdose can be lifesaving. Adderall is a medication that is designed to treat psychological disorders, and is very effective in doing so. However, because of its effectiveness and extreme potency,...
  • Marijuana and Brain Cells: How Does Marijuana Affect Your Brain?
    Monday, July 26th, 2021

    Marijuana and Brain Cells: How Does Marijuana Affect Your Brain?

    Marijuana is rapidly becoming legal throughout the U.S. As it does, usage is likely to increase, especially among those who were previously scared off by potential legal ramifications. With the easing of restrictions and the increase in availability, you...
  • The Myths and Facts About Heroin
    Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

    The Myths and Facts About Heroin

    Knowing someone who is hooked on any narcotic is nothing short of a crisis. Heroin addiction is no exception. However, while it is a crisis, and while heroin addiction is no small matter, there is a lot of misinformation...