How Self-esteem Can Play a Part in Drug Addiction Recovery

How Self-esteem Can Play a Part in Drug Addiction Recovery

Like many, you may wonder how self-esteem plays a role in drug addiction and recovery.  Beyond the physical reason of building a tolerance to the substance leading to addiction, self-esteem can also play a part in addiction.  Many researchers agree that low...
How to Prepare for Your Partners Long Term Rehab

How to Prepare for Your Partners Long Term Rehab

Couples who have one spouse addicted to substance or alcohol are living in a stressful, dysfunctional situation; but, when the addicted spouse enters inpatient rehab, the level of stress rises even higher. It can take a toll on the already fractured...
Genetics may play a Part in Alcohol Problems

Genetics may play a Part in Alcohol Problems

Are your genetics responsible for your alcohol abuse disorder. The way a woman who carries the gene for breast cancer is susceptible to breast cancer?  Your genetics may play a part in your alcohol problems, but there is more to it than just genetics and family...
The Power of PCP: What you should know

The Power of PCP: What you should know

PCP actually started out as an anesthetic pharmaceutical in the 1950s. Later it was used only for animals due to the adverse effects it had on humans such as post-operative psychosis, severe anxiety, and dysphoria.  Later it became a popular street drug due to...