For someone who is not addicted to drugs understanding addiction can be very challenging. Many people assume that those who are in the throes of this disease could simply stop if they were simply motivated enough to do so or had enough moral principles to give up their vices. Nothing could be further from the…Details
February is Marijuana Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time to think about attitudes towards this substance. While there are some people who do use it only on a casual or recreational basis, not everyone can stop using weed even when it interferes with other aspects of their lives. Marijuana Dependency By The Numbers According…Details
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of a suspected drug overdose. His body was found by a friend in the bathroom of his apartment in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan. Hoffman’s family, as well as his neighbors and colleagues in the film industry have all expressed their deep shock and regret over…Details
The Seahawks and Broncos are meeting in this year’s Super Bowl, which has been the subject of several jokes on the Internet of because Washington and Colorado are the first two states to legalize marijuana. It is a concrete example of how attitudes toward marijuana are starting to change. Making marijuana legal keeps people who…Details
Is An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) A Flexible, Cost-effective Alternative To Residential Treatment?
Not all clients who need help with an addiction are willing or able to take time away from their busy schedules to enter a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment program. For them, intensive outpatient rehab / intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a reasonable and effective alternative to spending 14, 28, or even additional days away…Details