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Addiction To Painkillers

Somebody who is fighting a painkiller addiction? If you answered yes to either of those questions then there is definitely going to be some high quality information in this article for you. So please continue to read this article and figure out exactly what you need to know about this particular topic. Please call right …

SIGNS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

If you notice unexplained changes in physical appearance or behavior, it may be a sign of substance use – or it could be a sign of another problem. You will not know definitively until a health professional does a comprehensive screening. PHYSICAL SIGNS Change in sleeping patterns Bloodshot eyes Slurred or agitated speech Sudden or …

Alcohol Addiction

She walked into my hair salon, while I was sitting there, reading Vogue, under the hair dryer and confronted me. I couldn’t believe it. My sister of all people, showed up out of the blue and confronted me about my alcohol abuse. Then, I wanted to yell at her in front of all my friends. …

Do you Suffering from Alcoholism?

Although drug and alcohol addiction does begin when a person makes the choice to use drugs it is not just the abuse of the drugs themselves. Recent scientific studies have found evidence that drugs do not only interfere with normal brain functioning creating powerful feelings of euphoria, they also have long-term effects on the brain’s …

How to Saving a loved one from substance abuse?

A successful drug intervention is one that convinces an addict to enter rehab. Period. There is no other point to the process, no other goal that could justify the decision to conduct an intervention in the first place. Substance abuse is a devastating disease. Proper addiction treatment can fix the problem, but only if patients …

HelpLine

NAMI Georgia offers a non-crisis Help Line that can provide information about resources for persons with mental illnesses and their family members in Georgia. We can provide information on NAMI programs, community services, education, support groups, and peer support. Our operators are not trained to provide counseling, nor emergency services for those in crisis. We are not a suicide hotline. If …

Addiction Helpline

What Is A Addiction Helpline? Addiction helplines are available for people who are looking to talk about their addiction. Substance abuse has become a serious issue in the United States with millions of Americans requiring help. This has resulted in an influx of new resources to support the problem. There is a wide range of …

How to Save Your loved one?

So you have decided to conduct an addiction intervention. And you have no idea how to go about it, or even where to start. That’s okay. You aren’t the only one. Most people are hesitant at the beginning of the addiction intervention process…and that’s a good thing, because addiction interventions should never be undertaken lightly. …

Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline

Since 1997, HRiA has operated the Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline, providing free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other substance use problems. The Helpline is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, and is staffed by experienced and certified Screening & Information Specialists with access to a …

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders, while very dangerous and life-threatening, are not considered to be addictions, rather very serious mental disorders manifesting themselves in hazardous and obsessive food consumption.  Read here about the various kinds of eating disorders, their dangers, and the help available for treatment of this dangerous disease.  Eating disorders have been a concern of society …