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Service Animals and Recovery

Service Animals and Recovery More and more service animals—specifically dogs— are being spotted everywhere we go.  Service animals are very useful in helping individuals with the various things they struggle with.  Service dogs or service animals are defined by the...

The Media and Addiction Portrayal

The Media and Addiction Portrayal Often, drug addiction or alcohol consumption or smoking is depicted in the media in either a watered-down “no big deal format” or an exaggerated manner. Sitcoms often portray someone who is deemed “a total loser” by viewers hitting...

Ecstasy

Ecstasy Sadly, ecstasy is one of the most popular used drugs —especially among youth —today.  In fact, it is estimated that there are 9 million ecstasy users worldwide.  Although ecstasy is illegal, the young adults and teens who most often use the drug don’t...

Is the US Losing the Fight Against Drugs?

Is the US Losing the Fight Against Drugs? Recent studies show that across all demographics, genders, and generations drug use is on the rise in the United States.  The use of drugs in the US has reached alarming levels—whether it be heroin use, marijuana use,...

Juuling and Teens

Juuling and Teens With the rise of vaping among teenagers and the concern of addiction at such a young vulnerable age, another vice has presented itself to the teenage market: juuling.  Juuling is a lot like vaping in that it’s like an e-cigarette with a pleasant odor...

Men and Addiction

Men and Addiction Not surprisingly, men and women are very different when it comes to addiction and treatment for addiction.  Research is often geared at gender differences when it comes to drug abuse and addiction. Some recent statistics from the Substance Abuse and...

Is Spice Marijuana?

Is Spice Marijuana? With the legalization of marijuana in some states, and many people claiming to take “legal” marijuana to help them sleep at night or for common ailments, many people are wondering about the different types of marijuana and what is safe and what...

What is OCD?

What is OCD? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is often joked about in society.  Someone who like to have their hands meticulously clean, or someone who likes their spices alphabetized int eh pantry may be accused lightly of having OCD.  In fact, OCD is a mental...