Does Rehab Work? A basic tenet of Alcoholics Anonymous is repeated in unison at the end of each meeting: “It works if you work it.” No matter what the mode of treatment, whether the twelve-step program, a holistic approach, a psychiatric or medical model, that statement holds true. If you are ready for rehab and…

Alcohol Detox Centers Provide Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms When a habitually heavy drinker stops consuming alcohol suddenly, he or she is subject to uncomfortable and even life-threatening withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal occurs because habitual use of alcohol inhibits brain activity. When alcohol is abruptly removed and brain activity resumes, stress hormones are overproduced and the patient’s…

Sun, Sand and Sobriety: Alcohol Treatment Centers in San Diego The fun and sun of Southern California can cure a lot of what ails you. If you’re suffering from boredom, burnout or just need-a-vacation-itis, sand beaches and theme parks will pretty much take care of it. If you’re suffering from alcohol abuse, however, you’re going…

You Can Find Affordable Drug Treatment A lot of people claim they can’t afford to get drug treatment, but that’s just an excuse. These same people can find the money they need to get drugs. However, if you are truly concerned about the cost of rehab, be assured that you can get affordable drug treatment.…

The New Face of Drug Rehab in San Francisco There was a time when being in San Francisco meant wearing flowers in your hair and passing around a friendly joint. Unfortunately, those days of relative innocence are long gone, replaced by an epidemic of serious, dangerous drugs such as heroin, crystal meth and crack. Marijuana…

Indepth study of the most latest data from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System guesstimates a 113% rise in people making contact with structured drug treatment services between 1998/99 and 2005/06. This report states that 181,390 drug misusers sought help in England in 2005/06 and this data excludes the prison population. (Manchester University, National Drug…