heroin addiction

Rehab 911: 7 Signs of Heroin Use You Can’t Ignore

Your family is going through a rough time, and it's hard to explain the issues away as simply life stress. It's terrifying to think that ...

How We Got Here: A Brief History of the Opioid Epidemic

America lost 58 thousand soldiers in the Vietnam War according to the National Archives, and 620,000 deaths in the Civil War. In 2016, there were ...
Signs of Alcoholism - Addiction Treatment Services

Problematic Drinking: Signs of Potential Alcohol Dependence

Most people don't know when they've developed a physical and emotional dependence on a substance. Many ask, "Can you have a drinking problem and not ...
Why Children of Alcoholics Are More Likely to Face Prison - ATS

Study: Children of Mothers Who Misuse Alcohol Are More Likely to Face Prison

The Research Society on Alcoholism recently conducted a study of the link between mothers who misused alcohol and their children's likelihood of engaging in criminal ...
Detox From Alcohol

Why You Shouldn’t Self Detox From Alcohol

While we generally applaud the DIY spirit, some challenges require professional assistance. Alcohol detox is one of them. Self-detoxing from alcohol is not only difficult ...
Homeless Women More Likely Abuse Heroin Other Drugs - Addiction Treatment Services

Homeless Women More Likely to Abuse Heroin, Other Drugs

Although drug and alcohol abuse is on the rise nationally among several demographics, substance abuse among the homeless is still more prevalent than in the ...

How Responsible are Doctors and Pharmacists for Prescription Drug Addiction?

A recent West Virginia Supreme Court ruling could potentially impact the fate of physicians and pharmacists throughout the state. A 3-2 vote made it legal ...
meth addiction

A Medication to Treat Methamphetamine Addiction?

Researchers at UCLA are currently working on what they believe may be a cure for methamphetamine addiction. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is monitoring ...
meth treatment and rehab

Zoning Boards Face Difficulties Approving Drug Rehab Centers

It seems like more treatment centers are continuing to move away from hospital-type institutional settings and into more of a residential feeling or atmosphere. While ...