Why Addiction And Issues Of Mental Health Intersect

In blog May 20th, 2018 No Comments

When someone develops an addiction, it is rarely due to the addictiveness of the substance alone. While physical dependency plays a role in drug addiction, there are a wide range of other factors that make a significant contribution to whether or not someone will struggle with abuse. Genetic factors, cultural environment, and social influences all…


You Don’t Need to Hit Rock Bottom to Get Help

In blog, Drug Rehab December 22nd, 2017 No Comments

When you read or hear about addiction treatment you may frequently come across the idea of “rock bottom” being the biggest motivation for getting help. Although hitting rock bottom may be a common story for people with addictions who finally decided to reach out, it is not the only way that someone can realize that…


Transgender Community Turn to Substance Abuse to Cope

In blog September 28th, 2017 No Comments

Although recent progress in the transgender community has made the group more visible and accepted in the public eye there are still many issues that they face. Transgender people still struggle with the stress of being a minority group and they tend to have higher rates of addiction as a result of that. Substance abuse…


Is Underage Drinking and Substance Abuse Ignored at Concerts?

In blog August 15th, 2017 No Comments

A recent concert featuring Chance the Rapper highlighted an ongoing problem with underage substance abuse that has gone largely unaddressed. At a show in Connecticut where the rapper was headlining, 90 people were hospitalized and police say that most of the patients were underage teens that were suffering from severe alcohol intoxication. The situation took…


Singer Elle King Talks PTSD

In blog July 24th, 2017 No Comments

Recently the 27 year old singer and daughter of comedian Rob Schneider opened up about her recent struggles with post traumatic stress disorder and depression. Using her public instagram account, Elle King posted a photo along with some lengthy text discussing her decision to seek mental health treatment for her issues. In the post she…


Why Celebrities Overdose

In blog, Drug Rehab July 2nd, 2017 No Comments

Although plenty of people dream of being a famous musician, singer or actor, the price of fame can be high and it is all too common to lose some of our favorites artists to addiction. Celebrity overdoses have always been a rampant problem even since the 1960s when talented legends like Jimi Hendrix and Janis…

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