Celebrity Deaths Due To Drugs in 2020

Living like a celebrity has its own set of perks. You live your life like the way you want. It’s all glitz and glamour around you. One tends to feel like they are on top of the world. Although however, glamorous and positive you may find it, there’s never denying the parts which make it…

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How to Effectively Build & Design a Drug Treatment Facility for the Best Client Experience Ever!

How to effectively build & design a drug treatment facility Drug addiction treatment is more than strictly following the recommended state licensing regulations for addiction treatment program Arizona. Various factors come into play that can significantly influence the recovery process, and one of them is the design of the treatment center. It is, therefore, safe…

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What Addiction To Heroin Looks Like

Drug addiction is no joke. It’s an issue that plagues this world and it never shows any signs of slowing down. More specifically, illicit drugs have become a huge issue in the United States. Studies show that illicit drugs cost the United States more than $193 million in healthcare, criminal, or lost work productivity costs….

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Patient Increase in Rehabs During COVID-19

In a time like this with the entire nation — and much of the world — on lockdown, addiction treatment programs have made the transition to online-only. This includes post-recovery treatment such as therapy, doctor’s appointments, peer support groups, etc. You would think that this would have an adverse effect on the number of people…

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Stem Cells Being Used For Addiction Treatment

You may have heard about stem cell research and how it can help heal the body from a number of diseases but can it be used for addiction treatment? Before we answer that, it’s important that you understand what stem cells are and what they can do to heal the human body. What are Stem…

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Profile of the Leaders of the War on Addiction

From the testimony of Barry McCaffrey, a Clinton-era Drug Czar, one would think that the Netherlands is ground zero for the war on drug addiction on the planet. The official’s scathing 1998 review of his visit to the country was riddled with condescension and fear-mongering of a terrifying and gruesome situation across the ocean. The…

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Beautiful Boy and the Realities of Drug Addiction

Hollywood has a problem. For the most part, it remains unable to authentically tell stories of drug addiction. With the exception of the recent movie, Beautiful Boy, the film industry generally tends to toss aside nuanced questions such as “how does addiction affect the family?” or “what exactly does recovery entail?” Instead, it skews towards…

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Mac Miller – Understanding Addiction and Mental Health

Mac Miller’s death has created waves among all types of communities: his family, celebrities and his circle of close friends, admiring fans, and those involved in the legal battle regarding opioids and other prescription drugs. The Big Picture Before touching on the topics of addiction and mental health, it is imperative we take a moment…

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Stars Who Struggle: Celebrities Can Be Addicts, Too

What’s better than being a well-known celebrity? You have fame, fortune, fans, and anything you could possibly want at your fingertips. However, for celebrities that struggle with addiction, that last part also means that their drug of choice is readily available through easily accessible channels. Even though we may look at celebrities as living a…

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Handling Alcoholism in an Aging Father and Why It’s on the Increase

It’s almost Father’s Day. While many sons and daughters contemplate where to take Dad to celebrate, other children dread the decision. For those having to deal with alcoholism in an aging father, the idea of brunch or dinner without the request for multiple beers or a few scotch-and-sodas is more than a shot of hope…

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