Cocaine addiction has always presented a serious challenge for addicts and scientists alike. In fact, despite years of research, the Food and Drug Administration has yet to identify and approve a specific pharmacological intervention to treat people struggling with this disease. And, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ... Read More →
Substance abuse is a serious problem -- not only for the addict but for their friends and family members as well. In fact, the impact on families is so strong that Augusta family drug rehab is included in our services.
When one member of the family is addicted to alcohol or drugs, every member of the family suffer... Read More →
There are a wide range of symptoms that accompany opiate withdrawal. The longer the drug has been used and the heavier the use was, the more problematic and severe the opiate withdrawal symptoms are likely to be. Drugs like heroin, morphine, codeine, OxyContin, methadone, and others all have similar effects and fall into the opiate family. Similarl... Read More →
When used properly and under direct medical supervision, drugs like Xanax can be very valuable. Unfortunately, Xanax abuse is a growing problem in many parts of the country, and that can cause all sorts of problems for addicts and heartbreak for their families. For this reason, Augusta Xanax abuse treatment is a necessary service in the area.
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In one of the many studies on marijuana, one study shows how marijuana dependence may change certain regions of the brain
. However, the study also shows that these changes may occur in brains that were smaller to begin with... Read More →
Unless families intervene, most addicts will have no hope of getting the help they need. Studies show 90% of addicts whose loved ones stage an intervention to get them into a treatment program agree and do enter a treatment facility. The surprising statistic is that less than 5% of families with a loved one who seek information about how to stage... Read More →