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March 2019

Are Drug Services in Jail Effective

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment|

It has long been debated as to what is the most effective way to deal with criminal drug offenders. When a person is caught using or carrying illegal drugs, they have obviously committed a crime, as using and possessing certain drugs is illegal. The question is, is it really a crime to suffer from an addiction? Many believe that addiction [...]

Can a Single Injection Cure Meth Addiction

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment|

Year after year, it seems there is some kind of new exciting research promising that we can use a pill or medication as a miracle cure for addiction. The shortcoming of these claims is that addiction is not purely a physical issue, but a complex multidimensional issue that involves a person’s mind, emotions, behaviors, and circumstances. Even if a pill [...]

How Some Churches Are Addressing Substance Abuse

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Addiction Treatment, Prevention|

Different groups have different ways of approaching the issue of drug abuse, whether that be government organizations, schools, communities, cities, states, and even churches and religious organizations. There are a lot of different opinions on the matter. It’s important to consider all different perspectives so we can determine which courses of action will be most effective. A recent event to [...]

December 2018

The Dangers of Rapid Detox

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Addiction Treatment|

Detoxing is one of the most important and difficult steps in the process of recovering from addiction. When a person has been using a substance for a long period of time, they will have developed an extremely strong physical dependence on it. When a person stops using the substance, they will likely experience severe withdrawal symptoms that can be extremely [...]

Is Vivitrol Really a Solution to Addiction?

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Addiction Treatment|

The pharmaceutical drug Vivitrol has been making the news for the past few years, and is considered the new, top drug for replacement therapy or medication assisted therapy to help people beat opioid addiction. In reality, Vivitrol works by sedating the areas of the body that crave opioids. It does nothing to actually “solve the addiction.” The New York Times [...]