Abuse of Inhalants

Although not the classical method we imagine of drug use, many illicit drugs can in fact be inhaled- from ‘weed’ to methamphetamine and cocaine. However, these street drugs are usually difficult and expensive to obtain. More worrying is the prevalence of abuse of normal, every-day household products. Anything which can produce vapours that alter the…

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How to Get a Loved One Into Rehab

Thеrе iѕ ѕоmеthing we wаnt to mеntiоn rеgаrding ѕtudеntѕ whо соmе intо Rеhаb. In the fiеld оf drug rehab, is that hеrоin аddiсtѕ аrе juѕt not gеtting thе help thаt they nееd аnd dеѕеrvе. A drug аddiсt is a реrѕоn tоо with friends and lоvеd ones who оnсе hаd hореѕ and inѕрirаtiоnѕ. Gеtting оff drugѕ…

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Outpatient Treatment for Substance Abuse

Depending on the severity of the addiction and whether medical detox is required, outpatient treatment for substance abuse may be appropriate.  Determining which treatment program is most suitable will require a full medical workup, to include psychological and physical testing to help explore and identify the underlying cause of the addiction.  Determining the cause is…

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Planning Out Your Aftercare

Relapse prevention is, in many ways, the most important part of recovery from addiction. The environment you return to will have a strong effect on your chances of having a long lasting recovery. Your aftercare will be one of the most critical planning stages you will undertake. It’s so important, you will notice that the…

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