Normally counseling is the best way for mental illness. Counselling can be a powerful therapy as part of a wider treatment plan for an individual who is suffering from mental depression or an anxiety related disorder, or for people who have experienced a traumatic event in their lives and are finding it difficult to cope…

Managing addicted family members is often a big challenge to us. There are some important problems to explore when someone you love is destructing themselves. Are you contributing to the addiction problem? People use various addictions to avoid their painful feelings, especially their feelings of anxiety, stress, aloneness, emptiness and loneliness. Is there some way…

The difference When patients are admitted to a drug rehab center they are isolated from all the surrounding triggers and hence can stay fresh with no effort. When they are discharged they start to face the same situations that led them to increase the drug dependence in the first place. Alone and without the necessary…

Ketamine use I.M. (intra-muscular injection) Ketamine often takes 1-5 minutes to take effect. Inhaled ketamine takes a little longer at 5-15 minutes. Based on how much and how recently one has eaten, oral ketamine can take between 5 and 30 minutes to take effect. The primary effects of ketamine last approximately a 30-45 minutes if…

INTRODUCTION TO GHB Gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is commonly occurring small chain fatty acid that has been described as a possible neurotransmitter. From 1990, GHB has been abused on the street in the names such as “Liquid Ecstasy,” “Soap,” “Easy Lay,” and “Georgia Home Boy.” GHB and its precursors, gamma butyrolactone and 1, 4 butanediol,…

Freedom If you’ve been struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you may have heard the words “12 steps” before but never “12-steps to freedom”. These are the most important steps you can take when you’re battling addiction. They can lead you to the life of sobriety you’re searching for. If you take your 12 step…

Alcohol treatment centers are places for you to go and get clean if you’re suffering from an addiction to alcohol. These centers are usually staffed with medical professionals and counselors who are trained to help you beat your addiction. Depending on your insurance provider, you treatment may be covered under your policy. It’s always best…

Rehabilitation from drugs and alcohol start with a very important first step: detoxification. Detoxing your system is one of the reasons so many people enter alcohol and drug rehab centers. Their addiction source is cut off and they have no access to it. It’s a forced way to jump start recovery when the person has…

Most individuals with substance abuse problems don’t get the treatment they need. As Morgan Freeman’s rehab counselor character in the movie Clean and Sober said, “The best way to break old habits is to make new ones.” Rehab is all about breaking those old “maladaptive” habits and establishing a new healthier routine. Freeman’s process in…