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Meth Detox: What You Need to Know

Not many people truly realize how prevalent meth abuse in America is, and how damaging it can be to the human body. Just the drug itself is attached to a great deal of taboo, not to mention attaching it to addiction. However, this powerful stimulant drug is used by roughly 4% of the US population. . . . . Continue Reading


Overdose Deaths in Ohio and the Rural Midwest Rising Steadily

Ohio has been one of the top 5 states for the last several years suffering alarming rates of opioid overdose and opioid-related death. Overdose death rates are already accelerating all over the country, and the Buckeye State is one of many that are part of the trend. In 2016, Ohio ranked number 2 in overdose . . . . Continue Reading


Can Ear-Clip Electronic Detox Device Stop Opioid Withdrawal?

  Imagine a drug addiction treatment program providing you with a hear-aid the first day of treatment. Well, a new electronic detox device might not make things sound much better, but most people seem to think it could make you feel better. Recently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an electrical ear-clip device that . . . . Continue Reading


6 Tips for the Adult Addict’s Mom

  Do NOT take responsibility for their addiction One part of being a parent that can be extremely difficult for the adult addict’s mom is to remember that their addiction is not your fault! While it is true that outside circumstances can sometimes contribute to the lack of healthy coping skills or the desire to . . . . Continue Reading


Urban Decay Eye Shadow Colors Labeled “Druggie” And “Paralyzed” Sparks Controversy

Recently, I’ve been really into makeup videos. YouTube is saturated with them. I find it relaxing, almost like watching Bob Ross back in the day. It’s funny, considering I rarely have time to do a full face of makeup, but at least when I do have time; I have some solid technique in my memory . . . . Continue Reading


5 Herbs and Supplements for Depression

Antidepressants are so commonly discussed and prescribed that we often lose sight of natural alternatives that can be just as effective for treating depression and anxiety. Many people fear taking antidepressants because of potential side effects they may endure from using them. Other people are completely against prescription drugs and prefer utilizing holistic treatments over . . . . Continue Reading


Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment

Methamphetamine is a powerful and addictive stimulant that very drastically affects the central nervous system. Methamphetamine is made illegally in labs from inexpensive over-the-counter ingredients such as Sudafed. This makes methamphetamine an easily attainable drug. Methamphetamine was develop early in the 1900’s from its parent drug, amphetamine and was used initially as a nasal decongestant . . . . Continue Reading


4 Ways Drug Addiction Treatment Differ For Women

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. We’ve all heard that line before. After all, it was the title of one of the most crazed books of the 90’s and although the author, John Gray, was making more of a reference to relationships than addiction treatment, the reality is that when it comes to gender, there . . . . Continue Reading


University in Maine Offers Addiction Rehab Certificate

In response to the addiction epidemic all across the United States, a new certificate program is being offered at the University of Maine at Farmington to prepare students for a career in the addiction field. Demand for substance abuse and behavior disorder counselors is expected to grow by 31% through 2022, according to the U.S . . . . Continue Reading


Drug Licensed for Cancer-Related Anorexia

When most people think of anorexia, they think of someone with a serious eating disorder caused by their own desires to lose weight. However, often anorexia happens to cancer victims whose treatments result in massive weight loss and loss of appetite. Treatments like chemotherapy can often lead to a patient becoming severely underweight and lose all desire . . . . Continue Reading