5 Most Common Psychological Disorders

Why does it make sense to discuss psychological disorders when talking about substance abuse? For starters, there’s a good chance that a mental illness may be one of the reasons for someone’s struggle with addiction. Secondly, the presence of mental health disorders can get worse during times of substance abuse. What conditions should you be…

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How to Detox from Alcohol

Some 14 million adults in the United States–1 in 13-–abuse alcohol or have a problem with drinking. So do 3 million teens and 3 million seniors. Addiction is a complicated illness made up of genetics, family and environment, and individual brain chemistry. Thus, it can be a hard fight to stop. If you’re facing the…

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How to Detox from Cocaine

When discussing with medical professionals how to detox from cocaine, you’ll be surprised to learn that they usually describe it as easy. In fact, withdrawal isn’t as physically jarring as detox from heroin or alcohol. That said, the process presents specific challenges that a medically equipped facility handles better than an at-home setting. Cocaine’s Side…

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