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

Mental Health and Addiction Treament

Addictive Personalities and Rohypnol Addiction Development

While addiction is a disease that the addict has little control over other than to accept treatment, drug abuse and addiction develop due to an individual’s choices. The inability to cope with difficulties and process negative emotions or simply being an impulsive person who thinks about the short-term rather than the long-term are personality traits … Continue reading Addictive Personalities and Rohypnol Addiction Development

Drug Abuse

Dangers of Combining Rohypnol and Tranquilizers

Tranquilizer is a term that encompasses a wide range of sedatives, including the following: Sleep medications like Ambien, Sonata and Lunesta Barbiturates like Amytal, Solfoton and Nembutal Benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium and Klonopin Rohypnol is also a benzodiazepine-class tranquilizer, but these pills (also known as “ruffies”) have approximately 10 times the potency of Xanax and … Continue reading Dangers of Combining Rohypnol and Tranquilizers