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People across the western world are certainly fond of a drink. In fact, almost 27% of the American population over 18 binge drink every single month according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Almost 70% of Americans had a drink in the...

Heroin is highly addictive and it may not be easy for you to detox and recover. If you’re wondering whether you can detox from heroin at home, instead of rehab, think again. Read on to understand why heroin detox on your own is not a...

Dual diagnosis refers to a treatment facility for individuals who suffer from both mental illness and substance abuse. There are currently more than 50% of Americans suffering from psychological disorders, following substance abuse reports the Journal of the American Medical Association. Many such individuals suffering from...

Dr. Michael S. Duffy, Sr., DO, Medical Director of one of San Diego’s leading addiction treatment facilities is proud to announce a strategic change in its Senior Leadership.  Opioid and illicit drug use in San Diego is at an all time high.  According to the...

Although widely opted for, detoxification may not be as effective to treat substance abuse as medication. A new research suggests that substance-dependent individuals seeking assistance through expensive medical detoxification can perhaps benefit better with a combination of opioid medications like buprenorphine and methadone. Such medication...