Monthly Archives: August 2016

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How Addiction to Opiates is Treated

Woman at a drug addiction therapy sessionAddiction to opiates has been defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease with a wide range of serious medical consequences. Types of opiates include heroin, morphine, and prescription drugs. In August of this year, 14 heroin overdoses occurred […]

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Men Make During Post Addiction Treatment Recovery

Young Man lookin at camerThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) notes over 1.1 million men were admitted into treatment for substance abuse in 2013. This overwhelming number does not begin to cover the men who did not […]

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Women Make During Post Addiction Treatment Recovery

Beautiful Girl Relaxing OutdoorsAccording to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), over 580,000 women were admitted into treatment for substance abuse in 2013. Yet that number underestimates the amount of women who need treatment but have not […]

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