Tag Archives: drug addiction treatment

Binge Drinking- A Serious Warning Comes Attached

Remember the last time you were at a party with your friends/office colleagues, and you had one tequila shot with everyone? And the additional 2 glasses of whiskey because others insisted after you had already downed three of them? What they just managed to get you to do, and what you ended up doing, is […]


How to choose an appropriate de-addiction center?

Having to select a de-addiction or rehabilitation center is one of the more puzzling decisions that one would have to make. This is because unlike for other decisions where one can rely on the experiences of near and dear ones, very few people would be able to narrate their experience of going through rehab. Nevertheless, […]


Can You Get Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Back in 2012, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated that in the US, around 16.7 million people of 12+ years of age had abused prescription drugs, with around 2.1 million of them showing signs of drug abuse disorders. Clearly, the statistics demonstrate how widespread the problem of prescription drug abuse can get. […]


Gambling addiction – Don’t Gamble Your Life Away

Wherever it is legal, a lot of people might have engaged in recreational gambling with some spare change, just to try their luck. Gambling may also be indulged upon once upon a time, especially during festivals. However, this temporary indulgence, for some people, becomes an obsession, and they may go to extreme lengths to try […]


Relapse- How To Counter It

One of the more disheartening feelings would be to be helpless in preventing a relapse of addiction after having successfully undergone therapy to overcome it. This is because although the habit is broken, the temptation and the craving to experience the feeling of being high might not have completely vanished. And it takes a moment […]


5 Signs of Hidden Drug or Alcohol Use

As per the World Drug Report 2017, as many as 29.5 million people globally suffer from drug abuse-related disorders. Alcohol and drug use have led several people to a point of total ruin, even as they find it impossible to prevent sliding down the slippery slope once they get addicted to it. And in such […]



Drug Addiction—Enslaved to a Substance

Substance addiction in literal sense is its dependency to an extent that it starts controlling you. Which means, you lose control over your choices of not taking the substance. It also means being controlled by the people who provide you with such drugs. Your behavior becomes focused on seeking money to get drugs. In simple […]


An integrated approach towards the treatment of addiction & depression

Addiction & Depression are two wrongs that intensify each other. Sometimes, the former may lead to the latter and vice versa. Determining the root cause is difficult but both must be treated as equal contributors in worsening mental & physical health. The most important aspect is that they feed off each other. If not treated […]


Anger in recovery: the gateway to recurring relapses & health hazards

Achieving emotional stability is a major indicator of healthy recovery. But sometimes, they overpower the addict’s will to attain a positive mindset. Emotions like anger & irritation cause major hindrances in drug addiction treatment as they trigger feelings that lead to frequent relapses in recovery. If an alcohol addict takes a decision in anger, it […]