Monitoring the Future of Substance Use

Every year since the 1970s, the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research conducts the Monitoring the Future study. This survey asks children, teens, and young adults about their lives …

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Types of Detoxification in Rehab

There are several steps involved in the drug addiction recovery process. One of the major ones is the formal detox. The NIDA or National Institute on Drug Abuse states that …

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The Different Types of Counselors in Rehab

There are several different types of counselors in rehab treatment facilities. Each counselor may use different kinds of therapies to help people with addictions reach their sobriety goals. Your counselor …

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How Experiential Therapy Treats Addiction

When treating addiction, there are many different options available. There are many different medicines, therapies, recovery meetings, and rehab options that can help people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse. …

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Is Marijuana a Hallucinogen?

Drugs fall into a variety of categories depending on their properties, effects, or condition they treat. Typically, every drug will fall into one of the following categories: Stimulants – These types …

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How to Stay Sober Without AA

Do you abuse alcohol? If you are in recovery or are going to be in recovery, AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is one of the options you can use. There are some people …

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Light Therapy & Fighting Depression

To understand the healing effects of light therapy, it’s helpful to understand how light affects the body. The body uses light to fuel its processes. It enters the body through the …

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Why Does Drug Detox Feel Terrible?

Drug detox can almost feel worse than withdrawal symptoms, and that is why some people are hesitant to undergo treatment. However, the benefits of drug detox outweigh the cons. Here …