DRUGS

CAN YOU GET ADDICTED TO HEROIN?

Heroin is a powerful opiate that can lead users to be dependent on the drug. Addiction does not happen immediately after the first use,...

Oxycodone: The Side Effects and Treatment

Oxycodone or “Oxy”- it’s street name, is a prescription opiate “painkiller”. It works by rewiring the way your brain responds to pain. Under prescription,...

ALCOHOL

5 Ways of Arresting Your Drinking Problem

It's easier to handle your drinking problem when it's just that - a drinking problem- than when it becomes an addiction. However, many people...

Recovering from Alcohol Addiction

If you struggle to control how much, how fast or how often you consume alcohol, then you have an addiction problem. It is one...

UNDERSTANDING ALCOHOL ADDICTION

For a lot of people, having alcohol is just an enjoyable way to unwind and nothing more than that. Alcohol addicts drink in excess,...

LEGAL

Accreditation: What is Means and Why it is Important?

When evaluating the various types of substance abuse treatment programmes, consider the fact that no two people have the same needs. Generally speaking, the...

5 Top Safety Alcohol Tips for the Office Christmas Party

Do you provide alcoholic beverages for your staff at office events? While this is not an inappropriate thing to do, it is important to...

Court Ordered and Probation Drug Testing

As human beings, we may find ourselves on the wrong side of the law. In some cases, we might even be required by the...

Alcohol and Occupational Safety

The Dangers Alcohol rarely goes well with work. Most tasks in a modern workplace, whether in an office environment or industrial/outdoor setting, require a certain...

Drug testing in the Workplace

The workplace has not been spared when it comes to the worrying trend of drug and substance abuse in the UK. Employees who are...

Should the UK invest in drug treatment?

The problem of drug abuse is not new to the UK. In fact, according to the NTA (National Treatment Agency for drug abuse), approximately...

TREATMENT

5 life-changing benefits of inpatient drug rehab

If you are fighting a drug addiction and now seeking treatment, you may have heard...

Crack Detoxification: What to Expect

People with Crack addiction often feel powerless to overcome it. Some want more and more...

CRACK REHABILITATION – HOW LONG?

Crack is among the most addictive substances being used in the world today. Crack addicts have...

Meth Addiction and Rehab

If you have watched the TV series "Breaking Bad", then you know what Methamphetamine is....

All About Marijuana Addiction and Rehabilitation

Users of marijuana sometimes capitalise on the fact that it is not highly addictive, but...

RECOVERY

Developing Healthy Habits During Addiction Recovery

Adopting good habits is one of the most important things you can do during addiction recovery. This will promote a good physical and mental...

TESTING

Is Tramadol Detected in a Drug Test?

Ultram, the main active ingredient in tramadol, doesn’t show up in a routine drug test unless it’s specifically tested for.  Tramadol is normally prescribed...

Useful Health Benefits of Exercising On a Treadmill

Regular exercises can help you enjoy various types of health benefits. These include losing excess body weight, a boost in your heart strength, and...

Addiction News Round-Up

    Celebrities Whose Alcohol Addiction Ruined Their Careers and Lives The glamour of Bollywood always attracts us. We all wish to live a life like Bollywood...

Opioid Epidemic: It’s History Revealed

Opioid use in the United States continues to rise, but it may be surprising to learn that this epidemic is deeply rooted in the...