To understand PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome), one first must understand the two phases of detoxification or withdrawal symptoms. Stage one of detoxification, acute withdrawal, is mainly physical withdrawal PAWS symptoms, lasting from a couple of days up to two weeks. Acute symptoms of withdrawal are … Read more
Ever wondered why quitting junk food makes you feel the same way you feel when you withdraw from abusing drugs? Recent studies have shown that when people cut junk food out of their diets, they can experience withdrawals similar to drug addiction. Guilty pleasures like … Read more
Around eighty-five percent of Americans report drinking alcohol at least one time in their life, and almost one hundred million Americans check the boxes for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Alcohol is one of the most abused substances in the world, especially as it is socially … Read more
In our previous article, we discussed some of the different factors that might discourage employees and push them towards drug or alcohol use. Repetitive work, toxic relationships, and extreme stress can all be problematic issues for employees who may then wish to self-medicate and may … Read more
People who struggle with drug and alcohol addictions face a number of challenges in their daily life. Unfortunately, the difficulties don’t just end with them. Those who are romantically invested in someone with an addiction may also face a number of struggles. This article will … Read more
Drug addiction is dangerous, unhealthy, and expensive. The majority of drug users are actually interested in getting sober, but one of the biggest issues is the financial barriers preventing drug rehab San Diego from being accessible to everyone. Rehab can also interfere with work. That … Read more
Not every drug user is sure of whether or not they need treatment. Some users claim that they are simply recreational drug users, and do not worry that their habit is causing problems.
Written by Nigel Ford Alcohol is most commonly used in our society to help promote sociability, but many people also use it to numb undesirable feelings. Lots of people use anxiety to help them manage anxiety, depression, and stress. What’s ironic about this is that … Read more
Drug abuse is a major problem in the United States. It can come in the form of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, or prescription drugs. While some of these substances are legal, when people begin using any kind of substance in an effort to get high, … Read more
Marijuana abuse is far more common than people realize and affects almost 4 million citizens of the United States of America each and every year. Cannabis use has increased significantly in the USA as it has become legal in more and more states. But as this decriminalization occurs, so does the incidence of cannabis use disorder increased. How do you identify if you have an issue with marijuana abuse and what is available for people with this disorder?