Addiction

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine

2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00

Today, there are more than 1.6 million Americans who report having abused crystal meth sometime within the past year. Out of that number, roughly one million of them will also state that they suffered from a methamphetamine use disorder within that same year. A substance use disorder, also known as an addiction, is when someone […]

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00

The Many Forms of Weed

2020-11-10T22:35:50+00:00

Marijuana goes by many names, such as weed, cannabis, and herb. It also has a long history of use within the United States. Many political and racial factors led to it being outlawed in the United States, though the stigma surrounding weed has slowly changed across America as more and more states vote to legalize […]

The Many Forms of Weed2020-11-10T22:35:50+00:00

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

2020-10-29T18:20:46+00:00

Are you concerned that a loved one may be abusing drugs because you have seen what appear to be lesions or scabs on the skin? These types of skin sores just never really seem to go away, or sometimes they even seem to get worse. Unfortunately, with drug and alcohol abuse, scabs and lesions on […]

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?2020-10-29T18:20:46+00:00

Hygiene and Drug Use: Why Does Use Cause a Lack of Care?

2020-09-28T18:40:43+00:00

It can be very sad when we see a loved one who is putting off their appearance, or is not taking care of themselves, because of drug abuse or drug addiction. If you, or a loved one, need help getting back on the road to a healthy, sober life, then we are here to help! We can answer any questions you may have about the recovery process and would love to teach you the tools to get back on the road to loving yourself again!

Hygiene and Drug Use: Why Does Use Cause a Lack of Care?2020-09-28T18:40:43+00:00

The Military and Drug Use

2020-09-03T19:31:15+00:00

Besides alcohol, substances like marijuana and cocaine are also common among active duty service members currently in the military, however, due to the fact that testing positive to a random drug test could lead to a dishonorable discharge, many military members develop problems associated with alcohol or prescription painkillers, commonly prescribed due to injuries from combat or carrying and operating heavy equipment. For instance, during the years of 2001 to 2009, the number of painkillers prescribed to the military more than quadrupled, causing a subsequent rise in opioid use disorders as well. In 2017, one in four active-duty members of the United States military received a prescription for opioids.

The Military and Drug Use2020-09-03T19:31:15+00:00

The Best Drug Ever Created?

2020-09-24T20:37:03+00:00

It is no secret that our country is currently suffering from a widespread problem, that problem is better known as addiction. Current research suggests that more than 21  million Americans struggle with an active addiction to drugs or alcohol every single day. While there are a large number of illegal drugs currently being abused, the […]

The Best Drug Ever Created?2020-09-24T20:37:03+00:00

What is the Difference Between Cocaine and Crack Cocaine?

2020-03-25T19:39:57+00:00

While cocaine first became popular in pop culture around the 1970’s, it is one of the oldest drugs in the world, as the leaves from the coca plant have been chewed for thousands of years. Originating in South America, the Erythroxylon coca plant was used as a stimulating medicinal product; elevating mood, aiding in digestion […]

What is the Difference Between Cocaine and Crack Cocaine?2020-03-25T19:39:57+00:00

6 Common Triggers for Drug Use and How to Avoid Them

2020-11-18T22:36:18+00:00

If you have ever experienced a relapse, or are new to recovery, know that you are not alone, research suggests that between 40 to 60 percent of people who have recently undergone treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction will relapse within just one year of sobriety. One of the ways to keep from becoming a member of this statistic is to pay attention to cues or situations that can lead to this unwanted drug or alcohol use, below is a list of 6 common triggers and some additional tools so that we can hopefully avoid them:

6 Common Triggers for Drug Use and How to Avoid Them2020-11-18T22:36:18+00:00

What are some of the inspiring de-addiction stories?

2019-11-22T23:28:50+00:00

At More Than Rehab, we have seen a wide variety of people come to our rehabilitation center for help. We’ve had doctors, college students, musicians, stay at home mothers literally just about everyone come to us with a debilitating substance use disorder. Addiction knows no bounds. It is true that literally anyone can develop a psychological and physical dependency on substances ranging from alcohol to prescription and illicit drugs.

What are some of the inspiring de-addiction stories?2019-11-22T23:28:50+00:00
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