Psychoactive substances are drugs which alter a person's brain chemistry. They include depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and inhalants.
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During detox and recovery, withdrawal involves discomfort, but the benefits of overcoming addiction far outweigh withdrawal pains.
A life of addiction can make it difficult to trust yourself or to believe others, but the success of recovery depends on opening yourself to feedback.
A life of addiction involves fear, and the prospect of starting recovery might be frightening. However, overcoming fear is the key to finding freedom.
To achieve recovery from addiction, it is important to give treatment a try and practice sobriety as a lifestyle. Perfectionism prevents progress.
There are many physical, emotional, psychological, and behavioral signs that will let you know that someone is using heroin.
Insomnia is one of the most challenging withdrawal symptoms many starting recovery experience during detox, but there are ways to minimize its impact.
Ping pong treatment is a term used to describe what happens when a patient bounces back and forth between addiction and mental health treatment.