Have you ever tried to give up smoking? If yes, you’ve got the strong power of nicotine addiction. If you would like to give up smoking, know about how nicotine addiction holds us and how you can overcome it. Altered Brain Chemistry Nicotine, the addictive substance in tobacco, is absorbed into the bloodstream where it…


Anxiety is a general mental illness in America, with nearly 20 percentage of the youth population affected. Woman are twice as likely to experience life disrupting general anxiety disorder, GAD, and specific phobias than men are, however the numbers for those suffering with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are equal for the sexes. It is interesting to…


Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is the most dangerous and well-known drug to abuse, is unfamiliar to many psychiatric professionals. Recent cases of severe GHB withdrawal delirium have occurred in psychiatric settings, making it necessary for psychiatric professionals to be informed about the management of these patients. GHB, a naturally occurring metabolite of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), is an…


Addiction treatment is not uniform across different drug rehabs, yet the basic foundation of all drug rehabs is virtually the same.  Addiction treatment has become a big industry and more addiction treatment facilities are surfacing every day across the United States.  One thing all dug rehabs have in common is that their primary purpose is…


Alcohol rehabs are centers where you can go if you need treatment for your alcohol addiction. Usually with reputable rehab clinics, you’ll have a choice of treatment plans to pick from, as each treatment works differently with people, depending on the level of addiction. You’ll work with professionals to decide which treatment will provide the…


If someone is suffering from alcohol dependency, they are in need of help. It’s also known as alcoholism or overconsumption of alcoholic beverages with disregard to the health concerns it may pose. There are many negative effects to being an alcoholic, yet to the abuser, they see nothing wrong with their consumption, as many cannot…


The addiction to drugs which are available on the street is practically a symptom of contemporary life. Its frequency is not that unexpected, given the way that Hollywood glorifies drug use. In fact, it is difficult to draw the line between drug use and abuse, because once someone has developed the mind-set that illegal street…


Sometimes alcoholism seems to be getting the better of you. However, alcohol rehabilitation centers can offer some real hope to get your life back on track. You don’t have to go it alone, but can reach out for people who have training in how to help you break your addiction and live a recovery lifestyle.…


If you’ve been drinking heavily for a long time and want to quit, you might need to go through alcohol detoxification. The side affects of stopping drinking when you’re physically addicted can be severe and it’s important to make sure you’re getting proper care when do decided you want to quit. When you start the…


If you need help achieve sobriety, there are a few methods you can probably take. The first and easiest method for sobriety help is asking someone you trust to assist you. This person can be your support system as you research your next step: finding a reputable rehab facility. Most people who suffer addiction will…