The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses on the planet. Approximately 300 million people around the world suffer from some type of depression, and without treatment, it can result in suicide. Depression manifests itself in various symptoms, including...
Addiction Treatment Changes – A Mixed Bag

Addiction Treatment Changes – A Mixed Bag

The addiction treatment rehab industry has been heavily scrutinized over the past 3 years largely due to the opioid epidemic. As a result, there has been a tremendous amount of change for those trying to recover from drug and alcohol addiction – not all of it...
Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Some time ago, the federal government declared the Opioid Epidemic a National State of Emergency. But a strong plan to accompany this declaration has not emerged that we are aware of. While awaiting this plan, approximately 150 people are dying every day of drug...
Finding Help

Finding Help

Although many drug addicts and alcoholics have been to numerous treatment centers, they still deny having a problem. The result? Their condition continues to deteriorate, and the impact on family, friends and co-workers grows ever more devastating. By Charles...
A Message to Parents

A Message to Parents

Most parents of suffering addicts agonize over these questions: Why is this happening? Can’t they just stop? How can they be so self destructive? Why do they keep hurting themselves and everyone else? Is my son or daughter just a bad person? Are they simply insane?...