Going through rehab for substance abuse can be emotionally lonely but also helps you repair yourself and relationships. Years of drinking or using drugs take a toll on your physical and mental well being. You may have done things you aren’t proud of and hurt family and friends as you struggled. The professionals at rehabilitation programs such as the Polaris Teen Center remind you that you deserve happiness positive goals are attainable.
f you're a drug addict or alcoholic in need of treatment, yet the cost is holding you back, there are a few things you can consider. should you not have insurance, there are short-term plans you can get that will help cover the cost and save you a lot more than enrolling in yearly insurance plan.
Imagine not being able to go for a stroll, play with your grandchildren, or throw a ball for your dog without being in pain.
You've seen the ads on billboards and busses for IV therapy and you have probably wondered what it entails and if it is right for you. An I V treatment simply involves delivering fluids into the body via a line and a syringe.
Jail time is a serious punishment for many who committed crimes. Individuals are taken from their homes, separated from their belongings, and forced to live in a cell with other inmates for the duration of their jail sentence.
Individuals that identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning face more social challenges like discrimination and stigma that are not faced by people that identify as heterosexual. The risk of violence and harassment that is faced by these people is also greater. Consequently, such stressors increase the risk of these sexual minority groups for different behavioral health problems.
If you have ever tried to quit drinking, you know that it can be a lonely and trying experience. Alcohol is a highly addictive drug, and the best way to get off the sauce may not be the same for everyone.
If you're in the early days of your sobriety, it can feel like you have a long road ahead. Put one foot in front of the other with these self help tips.
Learning that you may never walk again is devastating. When you have a severe spinal injury that impairs your ability to move, you may find yourself focusing on all the things you're losing in your life.
Concussions are caused by traumatic head injuries resulted from the violent contact with an external object, where the brain and head move rapidly back and forth (or shake). The action causes the brain to shift within the skull, which can lead to brain cells damage or chemical changes that may have a permanent or temporary effect over your well-being.
A researcher from the University of Houston has found that adults who take prescription opioids for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression, and substance abuse issues if they also use marijuana.
Previous studies have shown that some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, which may be related to the drug's anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
A team of scientists in Korea and the United States has invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone. Researchers, publishing in Nature Biomedical Engineering, believe the device can speed up efforts to uncover brain diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, addiction, depression, and pain.
No one wants to get a DUI. It's an arrest that can have long-reaching consequences. If your job requires you to drive and you have your license suspended, you can lose your job. You'll have to pay fines, suffer from penalties and your insurance premiums will skyrocket.
Here are 5 tips to stay clean and sober, and why it’s important to understand that your past addictions don’t have to define your future.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.