Category Archives: Drug Addiction

Addiction And Codependency

Working in a high stress environment comes with its pros and cons. You’re more motivated to work hard and make results happen, but the risk of unhealthy habits becomes stronger when you need an outlet. Many high stress offices around the country are leading employees from the top down to not only engage in unhealthy read more »

Behavioral Assisted Living

Living in a mental health clinic or seeking help from a mental health practitioner isn’t always someone’s first choice when they begin their transition into senior age. Sometimes we don’t want to admit that we’re getting older every day, but with age comes more wisdom and opportunities to work on our health! There’s an abundance read more »

Exploring Pain Pill Addiction

Pain pill addiction is affecting more people around the country than we realize. One of the most frequent reasons people go to the doctor is for quick pain relief, leading to thousands of people getting medications like opioids as their prescription. Doctors are routinely prescribing opioids as their prime recommendation without considering the negative effects read more »

Practicing Long Term Naturopathic Remedies

If a patient wants to gain sustainable recovery, finding treatment routes that don’t revolve around traditional medications is the way to go. Medication can offer its fair share of withdrawal effects and symptoms that mess up a patient’s daily lifestyle.  Many people who are going through a severe mental illness are now choosing to be read more »

What Are Club Drugs? 

Club drugs can include chemicals that we often hear about in pop culture like cocaine, marijuana, MDMA or molly. The use of MDMA or ‘Molly’ is extremely common in the hip hop and electronic dance music scene. It’s glorified by some of the most beloved actresses, musicians, and influencers without consideration to how it actually read more »

Teen Xanax Abuse

Xanax abuse has been rampant among teenagers who are more prone to try out the drug than ever before. The drug is typically prescribed to anyone who is dealing with muscle aches or anxiety, yet the withdrawal effects that come from abusing the drug lead to those exact symptoms. Someone who is dealing with an addiction read more »

Young Adult Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana addiction is growing like wild fire in our country right now as medical cannabis is hitting widespread distributors, being used for detox, and being celebrated by people everywhere. While I personally agree with the use of marijuana for medical terms and for dealing with issues like anxiety, I don’t agree with abusing it to read more »

Teen Mental Health

Teens are facing more pressure than ever to conform, be the best, and be “known” in the world for some unique success or personality. It’s ingrained in our culture now to show off our highlight reel online and pretend that everything is going okay. Added pressures from constant online social media connections, unrealistic expectations of read more »

Workplace Addiction

Workplace addiction is nothing to laugh about, even though it may start from taking the edge off from a fun night out. People deal with stress in many ways. Some may binge watch several episodes of Netflix, while others may hit the club with drinks or smoke marijuana to feel at ease. For people who are read more »

Recovery Companion

Having a strong support network is helpful for someone recovering from addiction. When we want to get over an acute addiction or have trouble going through issues by ourselves, having a recovery companion is great so the journey isn’t walked through alone. For someone who is in the middle of the recovery from addiction, they read more »