Opiate Addiction

Types of Opiate Treatment

Naturally occurring in nascent pods of the poppy plant, opium is a potent sedative that has given way to intoxication over the course of thousands of years. Acting on the body’s Central Nervous System (CNS), opium acts as a depressant with euphoric properties, causing users to experience a combination of painlessness, psychological numbing and euphoria … Continue reading Types of Opiate Treatment

Drug Treatment

Rehab for Women

What, if any, are the differences between male and female substance abusers? The answer requires a review of research to determine which treatment services have been shown to be most effective for women. Although each woman in recovery is unique, women have unique shared experiences and needs, which can directly influence the type of services … Continue reading Rehab for Women

Intervention

Workaholic

We’ve all heard the expression, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” However, the sad truth of the matter is that today’s society places a premium on people who work hard. This typically translates into being focused and industrious when it comes to all things work-related. Usually, this isn’t a problem as … Continue reading Workaholic