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How To Choose Addiction Help Services

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Treatment

If someone you care about is on drugs or drinking too much and you want to get help for them, how do you know where to go and what to do? There are literally thousands of centers that offer addiction help and, depending on where you live, there may be anywhere from 5 to 25 more…

Charlie Sheen Still Needs Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab

In an article today about Charlie Sheen, Charlie said that rehab’s not for him. The chairman of a rehab facility said, in the article, that Charlie doesn’t need rehab, that he can get better on his own. He also said “Millions of people get over substance use issues on their own, without treatment. Contrary to more…

Read Mitch Winehouse on Amy – Could This Happen to You?

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Rehab, Intervention

Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s dad, has written a book: Amy, My Daughter, to be released on June 26, 2012. If anything will convince someone to get their kids addiction help if they’re drinking or taking drugs, this story would do it. But my kid is different, you say? Not so. The same thing can happen to more…

How to Convince an Alcoholic to Get Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Treatment

I would guess that not too many people with an alcohol problem really consider the health consequences of their drinking. In fact, they might not even know about some of the problems alcohol can cause – some of which can even kill them. If you’re trying to get someone to get the addiction help they more…

Video Game Helps Doctors Screen for Patients Who Need Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs, THC

You’ve probably heard of doctor-shopping – going from one doctor to another faking symptoms so you can get a prescription for painkillers (or some other drug.) People do it to support their own habit, and some do it so they can sell the drugs to others. Obviously, anyone who’s doing it to support their own more…

Student Gets Addiction Help for Adderall; No One Ever Figured out What Caused her Symptoms

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Ritalin, THC

Some people, including parents, students and doctors, don’t think of Adderall, or other drugs for the symptoms associated with ADD or ADHD, as addictive. But that is far from the case. Students often wind up needing addiction help to get off them. Here’s the story of one young lady: At 16 years old, she was more…

Kelly Osbourne Regrets Being a Problem to Parents Before She Got Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Celebrity, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs

Kelly Osbourne said in a recent interview that she regrets having put her parents, Sharon and Ozzie, through ‘drug hell.’ Kelly was addicted to prescription painkillers for five years and went through three stints in drug rehab before she finally got the addiction help she needed and sorted herself out. Now she’s looking back with more…

The Agony of Thousands of Babies Would Be Spared if Moms Get Addiction Help Before Pregnancy

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Young People

To me, there is nothing sadder than a baby born addicted to drugs. Having taken just about every kind of drug myself – in the distant past – and knowing the type of physical, mental and emotional experiences you can have, I just can’t imagine the agony and confusion a baby goes through: incapable of more…

Does Successful Addiction Help Require Belief in Oneself?

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Rehab

A treatment facility recently published an article about why alcoholics don’t want to do alcohol rehab – specifically the 12-step program. According to the article, the 12-step program makes the addict feel that getting addiction help won’t do them any good – that they are doomed to failure. Do they have a point? Although there more…

Good News for those Needing Prescription Drug Addiction Help in Kentucky

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Kentucky, Prescription Drugs

Now that more people in Kentucky are dying from prescription drug abuse and addiction than from car wrecks, lawmakers and a lot of other people are desperate to find ways to get the situation under control. Having more addiction help facilities and treatment programs available is one very good thing, but there’s a lot more more…

900 Percent Increase in People Seeking Addiction Help in Kentucky

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Kentucky, Prescription Drugs

In the last 10 years, the number of people trying to get into a Kentucky drug rehab facility has increased by 900 percent. In 2010 alone, nearly 26,000 people were admitted to addiction help centers. But so many more people need help – 26,000 is just a drop in the bucket. Kentucky has one of more…

Kids Who Feel Different Might Use Drugs and Need Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Young People

There’s a new book out with the unlikely title of: “Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient and Then Turned 16”. The book is just what it sounds like – the story of a boy who, by age 16, had been more…

Methamphetamine Addiction Help Could Prevent Anxiety, Depression and ADHD in Children

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Methamphetamine, Young People

Any woman who could possibly get pregnant should get addiction help before they’re pregnant so they don’t endanger their child. What can happen? We’ve all heard about children who are born addicted to one drug or another, and the horror they go through as the doctors try to get the infants through withdrawal. You may more…

Addiction Help for Skyrocketing Use of Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Hallucinogen, Marijuana

I hope you’ve heard about the designer drug called bath salts. A recent news article featured a doctor who’s the head of the emergency department of a New York hospital. He has recently seen several patients with hallucinogenic highs that last for days. According to the doc, the patients are so far out there they more…

How to Get Someone You Care About to Get Addiction Help

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Intervention, LSD

I recently read an article about ‘enabling’ people who do drugs. According to the article, family members are most likely to actually keep someone they care about addicted instead of getting them the addiction help they need. Why, because the addicts play on their emotions. And, as the author of the article pointed out, addicts more…

Higher Education Added to Addiction Help Program

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab

I read a news story last week about an alcohol and drug addiction recovery program that is including college classes in their curriculum. Wow – I think that’s a great idea. The person gets the chance to be educated in something they care about, and it raises their self-esteem. For some, it’s the perfect follow-up more…

Should Your Child Get Addiction Help Before College or University?

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol

For some parents, getting addiction help for their kids before they go off to college may seem like a ridiculous suggestion – especially since going to college should be an opportunity for kids to become responsible adults. But studies show that whatever alcohol or drug problems you child has now will get even worse in more…

Addiction Help Enables a Person to Make Correct Decisions – The Real Cure for Addiction

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Rehab, Opiates, Xanax

Of course, there has been a flurry of reactions in the media to Whitney Houston’s death. Some journalists are talking about ‘enablers,’ specifically those who bent over backwards to get Whitney whatever drugs or alcohol she wanted, whenever she wanted them, and despite the fact that she was obviously out of control and needed addiction more…

Is Vomiting an Effective Addiction Help Method?

Posted under Addiction Help, Hallucinogen

You may have read the recent news stories about monks in Thailand helping people overcome drug addiction by inducing projectile vomiting. You may be tempted to try it but, before you do, there are some things you should know about vomiting, and about how drugs are stored in the body. Then you might want to more…

Get Addiction Help ASAP for New Designer Drug ‘Cloud 9’

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Ecstasy, Hallucinogen, Stimulants, Wyoming

There’s a new, nasty, so-called ‘designer drug’ in town. It’s known as Cloud 9, or C-9. Why it’s called Cloud 9 is beyond me – because the effects of it are anything but what we would normally think of when someone says they’re ‘on Cloud 9.’ It’s dangerous, addictive and deadly, and anyone using it more…

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