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Can you Recover from Methamphetamine Addiction?

Addiction is a treatable disease. And that is the case for methamphetamine addiction as well, even if methamphetamine treatment is different from the treatment of other substances. Learn more about methamphetamine, meth treatment, and the recovery process in this article. Table of Contents A Five Stage Model for Recovery What is Methamphetamine? The Dangers of… View Post

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The Link Between Substance Abuse and PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that occurs when a person experiences (directly or indirectly) or witnesses, a traumatic event, or series of events. People who suffer from PTSD often suffer for many years, if not an entire lifetime, after these traumatic events occur. During periods of high anxiety and stress, many… View Post

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Can Heroin Addicts Recover?

A 2012 study concluded that 10% of all American adults (18 and older) answered “yes” to the question: “Did you once have a problem with drugs or alcohol, but no longer do?” It is startling to consider that such a significant number of Americans have battled substance abuse. But it is reassuring that these same… View Post

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What is Recovery? – A Brief Look at our Destination

One thing we all can agree on? Recovery is the goal! But, while the word recovery has a specific meaning, in the context of addiction and treatment, it can be a harder thing to pin down. Addiction is a bit easier. To the brain, addiction looks basically the same whether the person is addicted to… View Post

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