The drug addiction Newsletter is published periodically,
and provides up-to-date information concerning advancements in the treatment
of drug addiction, as well as drug addiction trends.
Featured Drug Addiction Articles
- Getting the Most Out of Drug Rehab
By entering rehab, youve sent a clear message: You are serious about your recovery. By continuing to make the next right decision, youll find that better health and happiness arent as far off as they once seemed. more...
- How to Support a Spouse in Addiction Recovery
While addiction recovery is seldom easy, getting support and giving support are two ways you can overcome the obstacles with your marriage intact.
- How Motivational Interviewing in Addiction Treatment Can Help
Motivational interviewing is designed to help people overcome feelings of ambivalence and generate a clear plan of action. more...
- Surviving Rehab without Losing Your Job
When a person makes a commitment to get help for their addiction, there are certain steps that can be taken to ensure that their career wont disappear during the recovery process.
- Entering Drug Rehab Without Ruining Your Professional Reputation
Millions of Americans avoid getting addiction treatment because they are afraid of losing their jobs or facing criticism at work. Here are some steps you can take to protect your professional reputation when entering drug rehab. more...
- In Treatment for Substance Abuse? Kick Your Smoking Habit at the Same Time
Research has shown that participating in a smoking cessation program almost doubles the likelihood of successful quitting. more...
- Alcohol, Drug Abuse Continue to Cause Problems for Aging Baby Boomers
With high school and college students heading back to school, more than a few news reports have focused on the dangerous prevalence of alcohol abuse and binge drinking among U.S. youth. And while teen alcohol abuse is clearly a serious problem, the dangers of the misuse of alcohol are not limited to the under-30 set. more...
- Boredom and Substance Abuse: A Dangerous Combination
Boredom and substance abuse are not a good mix. Boredom is one of the main reasons people start abusing drugs, and the top reason addicts give for relapsing. more...
- When Psychiatric Illness and Addiction Collide: Finding Treatment for Dual Diagnosis
Having a dual diagnosis doesn't spell doom, but it does mean you'll have to work harder and smarter to beat your addiction. more...
- Removing Obstacles to Treatment of Chronic Pain
In today's media-saturated world - a place in which it often feels as though every third television commercial or print advertisement is promoting a prescription pill or an over-the-counter drug - it is easy to reach the conclusion that medication is the answer to all of life's aches and pains. more...
- Open Hearts, Open Arms: A Non-Punitive Approach to Addiction Treatment and Recovery
An in-your-face approach to addiction treatment is a relic of the past. Today's premier drug rehab programs utilize a therapeutic approach marked by empathy, compassion, and positive regard for clients. more...
- Help for Troubled Young Adults - Building Relationships Through Wilderness Therapy
Wilderness therapy programs like Passages To Recovery, a wilderness-based addiction and substance abuse treatment program for young men ages 18 to 30, provide young people with opportunities to build positive relationships with staff, peers, animals, and nature. more...
The following articles contain useful information about drug addiction.
What is Amphetamine Addiction?
Viewed in some circles as the less-threatening "little brother" of the dangerous and highly addictive crystal meth, amphetamine remains a significant threat to the adolescents and adults who use the drug in misguided attempts to fight off fatigue, enhance concentration, or gain a competitive edge in an athletic event.