Treating Young Adults Facing Addiction

Surveys show that young adults between the ages of 18 to 25 are more likely to abuse drugs, more than any other age group. It is a fact that different demographics require different approaches to addiction treatment. Young adults have their own sets of habits and psychology, therefore putting them in the same treatment program Read More…

The Prison Drug Economy is Going Strong

Despite attempts by correctional officials, the supply of drugs in prisons keeps growing to meet the demand. It is no secret that America’s prisons are teeming with illegal drugs, fueling addiction and abuse. The situation has gotten so out of control that the acting head of the New York state prison system asked prisoners to Read More…

History of Addiction and Mental Health Treatment

Often individuals who are struggling with an addiction are also struggling with mental health issues. The two are usually found together. This condition is known as Co-Occurring Disorder. It has been suggested that those individuals with an addiction are twice as likely to suffer from at least one mental health issue Addiction and Mental Health Read More…

Does Adderall Have Addictive Properties?

Adderall is definitely addictive. But what makes it addictive? The euphoric effect, or an extreme sense of well being that it creates is what makes it so. So what is Adderall and  how does it work? What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription medication which is a stimulant. It is used to treat ADHD and Read More…