If you ask around, you will undoubtedly find people on both side of the fence when it comes to the question of whether or not marijuana is chemically addictive. There are those who are convinced that marijuana does cause a chemical dependency. Others believe that users only become psychologically addicted to marijuana. Yet, current evidence…

Alcohol plays an important role in our culture.  From winding down after work with a drink to enjoying a bottle of wine with dinner to toasting a special event with champagne, alcohol is a constant presence in many people’s lives.  Because drinking is so familiar, it may not be obvious when someone’s use of alcohol…

Alcohol Addiction Treatment For Alcoholism Problems Alcoholism is having the common signs or symptoms of the constant craving for alcohol, even in situations where to be intoxicated would be inappropriate. Getting arrested for drinking is a common experience for individuals experiencing alcohol addiction. An alcoholic feels excessive loss of energy and feels low self-esteem, retreating…

How to Find An Addiction Center That Has Solutions For You Just as each person suffering from an addiction disorder has unique circumstances, just so an addiction center has facilities featuring multiple treatment philosophies and numerous treatment staff including medical doctors specializing in addiction medicine. You should acquaint yourself with what’s out there and what…

Alcohol Addiction Treatment For Young People A new study finds that 11- to 15-year-olds in Los Angeles imbibe around 120,000 bottles of alcohol a week. Also, young Hispanic and African American youths—who are susceptible to getting involved in dangerous and anti-social behavior—are drinking much more. The biggest increase is among young girls, who have caught…

An addiction center can be the best place to address problems associated with alcohol or drug dependency. Such centers are exclusively dedicated to identifying and correcting the effects that alcohol and drug use, abuse, and addiction can have on an individual’s life. These treatment centers are fully staffed by trained professionals, and have the advantage…