Tag Archives: Addiction Care

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Watch Out for the 4C’s of Addiction

Addiction is a term used to describe conditions that pose detrimental health effects to the one affected. When someone has a compulsive need and uses drugs despite their negative effects, s/he has a drug addiction. It could come in many forms and aff...

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How Can You Help Your Friend with an Addiction?

Substance abuse disorders can be dangerous when left unchecked. The worse part is people who experience them may have difficulty separating themselves from the substances they are addicted to. Without outside interventions, this situation may severel...

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Beware of Pain Medication Addiction

When you have a mild headache or muscle pain, over-the-counter drugs are usually enough to make you feel better. But if your pain is more severe and harder to manage, your doctor might recommend prescription medications, such as a prescription opioid...

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How Addiction Can Affect Your Life

We can become addicted to a wide range of activities and substances, including gambling, sex, narcotics, technology, and many more. Addiction can alter the chemistry of our brain, making it difficult to quit the cycle. Drug addiction can cause you to...

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Join Us This Addiction Treatment Week

In 2019, only 10% of the 20.4 million people who needed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in the past year had received it. Alarmingly, nearly 90% of rural counties lack a sufficient number of opioid treatment programs. A community-based addicti...

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