Category Archives: drug rehabilitation

Mick’s Recovery from Drug Addiction

A few beers stolen out of the fridge at home when he was a kid didn’t create any particular attraction for Mick. He avoided any drug or alcohol use during high school – he didn’t even smoke cigarettes. In the … Continue reading

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How to Tell When Drug Rehab is the Right Choice for a Loved One

Everyone knows that there are drug rehabs all over the US and in other countries. But until they themselves have a real need, they may never think really think about how people get there, how that need comes about and … Continue reading

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Making Sure Your Child Never Needs Drug Rehab

The care a child receives in making sure he or she does not abuse drugs varies greatly from household to household. In some, parents monitor their children’s activities closely and educate their children on problems associated with substance abuse. Sadly, … Continue reading

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How Drug Rehab Helps Your Whole Community

What would your community be like if there was no addiction? According to the National Drug Information Center, the US as a whole would save $193 billion dollars on all the damage created by drug abuse and addiction. That includes … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Lasting Recovery from Drug Addiction

When the true factors that underlay addiction are addressed and handled, then addiction recovery can be long lasting. When these factors are covered up with medication or psychiatric diagnoses, the recovery may not be so durable. Only uncovering and addressing … Continue reading

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Joe’s Recovery from Heroin Addiction

The first drug J.P. from Baton Rouge ever used was heroin. He was twelve years old. Running with an older crowd, he did what they did and what they were doing was heroin. From that point, there were few drugs … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Drug Use Experience

The first time Ryan tried alcohol, he got a buzz off a drink a family member gave him. He was only ten years old. A couple of years later, he had a large dark beer in Europe that was quite … Continue reading

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How Stephany Got Off Meth

From the Moment She Tried Drugs, She Started Using Everyday S.B.’s first exposure to drugs was through her own mother. She was twelve and her mother was just 31 years old when her mother began giving her and her friends … Continue reading

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John’s Drug and Alcohol Use

John is clean-cut and athletic, with short blond hair and sharp features. His quick movements and speech reveal his alert intelligence. But through all of his teens and young adulthood, he was headed for complete self-destruction through drugs. And it … Continue reading

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Giovanna’s Alcohol Rehab Story

She Moved to New York With Her Siblings Giovanna is a lively, attractive 44-year old woman with a strong accent betraying her Colombian origins. With her siblings, she moved to New York City in search of the American dream when … Continue reading

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