What Is Dual Diagnosis?

What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Many substance abusers also struggle with a co-occurring mental health disorder. This is known as a dual diagnosis and will require specialized treatment. Dual diagnosis is a common term that you’ll often hear in the addiction industry. According to the National...
You Got Clean, Now What?

You Got Clean, Now What?

Despite the fact that millions upon millions will face addiction sometime in their lives, only a fraction (about 10%) will ever seek addiction treatment. Among this fraction, only a certain percentage will successfully complete rehab and be clean.  Many people are...
National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day will be held April 27th, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. Law enforcement will pair up with local communities to take back prescription drugs to ensure their safe disposal. Held each spring and fall, this take back day offers any...
Drug Overdose Signs

Drug Overdose Signs

Dabbling with drugs is risky business. One of the most dire consequences is the possibility of overdosing. All substances are capable of causing toxic-level build up in the body that accumulates faster than the body can process it out. Things quickly go south once the...