a doctor explains which drugs require a medically induced detox

Four Drugs That Require Medically Supervised Detox

There are certain drugs you can stop taking on your own without going through a medically supervised detox. Drugs like marijuana, cocaine, and even methamphetamines do not require that you undergo a medical detox to kick your habit. Sure, quitting any one of these drugs is sure to be uncomfortable and guaranteed to make you…

a bottle of pills represents a deadly benzo addiction

The Ugly Truth About Benzo Abuse and Addiction

For over 50 years, benzos have been used to treat conditions such as anxiety, epilepsy, and sleep disorders. But as prescriptions for this psychoactive drug become more and more common, so too does its abuse. America currently finds itself in the middle of a prescription drug epidemic, and benzodiazepine is playing a major part. Benzo…

a woman wants to know the drug withdrawal timeline

Drug Withdrawal Timelines for Various Substances

Any mind-altering drug can cause withdrawals, from nicotine or caffeine to heroin or meth. The withdrawal symptoms experienced during detox often keep people from quitting these substances, whether it’s cutting out coffee or putting down the pipe. Withdrawals from alcohol, heroin, or meth are obviously much more excruciating than those of caffeine or nicotine. People…

someone realizes the power of meditation for women

The Power of Meditation And Healthy Habits For Women

The road to recovery is different for each person. However, for many women in our treatment programs, mindfulness is a critical component of the healing process. It allows our ladies to focus on the present, rather than the shame of the past or fear of the future. If you believe that mindfulness could support your…