Explaining Gateway Drugs


Explaining Gateway Drugs Drug usage has been an issue in America since the 1800s, though more attention has been paid to the problem since the 1960s. Most people will come into contact with drugs, if not firsthand, through family members or friends, and hard drug usage rarely appears out of thin air. Some studies put [...]

Explaining Gateway Drugs2022-11-22T11:41:47-08:00

Drug Testing and the Consequences of Failing Them


Drug Testing and the Consequences of Failing Them   When undergoing many different processes in life, it may be necessary for you to undergo a drug testing exam to determine whether you have been using illicit substances recently. This could be due to anything from looking for a new job to proving that your standards [...]

Drug Testing and the Consequences of Failing Them2022-11-18T06:07:48-08:00

Examining Substance Abuse in Teens


Examining Substance Abuse in Teens   Drug abuse in teens is nothing new to the modern world. It has been a persistent staple of youth culture to abuse certain substances and to experiment with them throughout their teen years. The main issue in today’s world has more to do with the growing commonality of [...]

Examining Substance Abuse in Teens2022-11-02T05:05:43-07:00

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?


  If you are a recently recovered abuser of the narcotic cocaine or are planning on getting the assistance needed to kick the habit soon, then understanding how long cocaine stays in your body is important for a variety of reasons. Sober Partners, an expertly trained and operated Orange County rehab team, know that [...]

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?2022-10-28T12:21:28-07:00

Addiction: Are YOU At Risk?


Addiction: Are YOU At Risk? Although the use of alcohol and drugs among young people is widespread, only a relatively small percentage of people who try drugs develops addiction.  In many cases it can be difficult to identify particular markers that may lead to increased substance abuse risk and consequent addiction in adult life.  [...]

Addiction: Are YOU At Risk?2022-09-15T14:55:21-07:00

Understanding Addiction


Understanding Addiction Addісtіоn affects еvеrуbоdу.  It іѕ a leading саuѕе of accidental dеаth іn оur ѕосіеtу. Beating аddісtіоn іѕ еxtrеmеlу tough. Thе drugѕ and bеhаvіоrѕ that lеаd tо аddісtіоn hіjасk thе brаіn and wrеаk hаvос іn thе bоdу. Millions of Amеrісаnѕ over the аgе оf 12 are addicted tо alcohol оr оthеr drugѕ.  Yеаrѕ [...]

Understanding Addiction2022-11-14T13:37:26-08:00

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders


The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders Sufferers of eating disorders who have endured physical and emotional abuse in the past have often wondered, can trauma cause eating disorders to develop in adulthood or adolescence if the abuse was from their childhood? While the picture may be complicated to decipher perfectly, childhood trauma [...]

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders2022-09-29T05:37:39-07:00

Do You Have A Dual-Diagnosis?


Do You Have A Dual-Diagnosis? The term dual-diagnosis describes the presence of both mental health issues and the addiction to drugs or alcohol, the impact on daily functioning, complications related to a problem left untreated, and the impact on others. Understanding co-occurring disorders also poses questions for both the professional and the patient in [...]

Do You Have A Dual-Diagnosis?2022-09-15T14:55:22-07:00

Opioid Use Disorder


Opioid Use Disorder While relapse may be common among addicts, it may also make it seem as though the cycle of drug abuse is inevitable and unending.The cycle of addiction however, is not always unending -- it just takes a long time for the brain to heal. When the levels of important chemicals are [...]

Opioid Use Disorder2022-09-15T14:55:22-07:00

Are You Addicted to Working?


Are You Addicted to Working? Ways to Tell | Are You Addicted to Your Job When people refer to “workaholics,” it’s usually a joke but seriously, ask yourself ... Are You addicted to your job? Addiction to work is not a diagnosis found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), so [...]

Are You Addicted to Working?2019-10-24T05:29:17-07:00
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