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Facebook Share on Twitter 11:55 - Sep 01, 2015 12 Steps Programs
With more than 75 years of history, and literally tens of millions of lives bettered, 12 steps recovery programs have value. they don't work for everyone, but they're free, they're everywhere and they might just work for you. Give 12 steps a ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 03:43 - Apr 01, 2015 Benefits of Meditation
As addictions professionals recognize and promote the benefits of more holistic programs of recovery, the value of meditation in drug treatment is increasingly recognized and offered as adjunct therapeutic programming in comprehensive drug rehabs.
Facebook Share on Twitter 07:11 - Dec 17, 2012 Medications
There are a number of pharmacological interventions that can be used to aid in recovery during drug treatment. Some medications used in drug treatment are used to minimize the symptoms and danger of withdrawal, some are used to offset the negative ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 05:16 - Oct 29, 2012 Romantic Relationships in Drug Treatment
While the strengthening of appropriate and encouraging relationships is beneficial in any drug treatment program, participation in a romantic or sexual relationship can impair the ability to recover, and as such the vast majority of drug treatment ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 08:44 - Jun 03, 2012 Nutrition in Recovery
A long period of alcohol abuse can take a heavy toll on the body, and few people enter treatment in optimum health. Heavy drinking interferes with the body's absorption, processing and even consumption of vitamins and nutrients, and chronic drinking ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 08:55 - Jun 26, 2011 Bill Gates Fights Global Tobacco Addiction
The billionaires Bill Gates and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg have combined $500 million to help governments around the world to curb tobacco addiction. The task at hand couldn't be on a grander scale. If nothing is done against global tobacco use, by ...
Facebook Share on Twitter 08:21 - Jun 26, 2011 Teen Campaign Against Prescription Drug Abuse
While adolescent substance abuse, teen drinking and teen smoking have all been in steady decline, over the past 10 years, prescription drug abuse is still on the rise among teenagers 12 – 17 years of age. 60% of American teenagers will have ...