types of addiction support

PHP vs IOP

Facing substance addiction can make every day an uphill battle. Add the complexity of finding the right rehab programs, and it’s easy to understand why this disease is ubiquitous. More frustratingly, alcohol, and drug addiction is treatable. Two widely recognized recovery programs – partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) – continue to provide families…

drug incarceration statistics

Drug Incarceration Statistics

Drug incarceration statistics are revealing prevalent issues that may actually be negatively impacting ongoing drug use and addiction recovery.  In 2020, Oregon became the first state to move toward decriminalization. On November 3, Oregon voters forced significant reforms providing a new tactic to address the disease of addiction head-on, ultimately attempting to upend America’s decades-long…

resources for family members of addicts and alcoholics

Resources for Family Members of Addicts or Alcoholics

Alcoholism and drug addiction have obvious and well-documented effects on individuals suffering from long-term substance abuse. Prolonged abuse of drugs and alcohol carries the potential to severely impact a person’s physical health and mental health, and it can be damaging to the overall spirit. Moreover, the adverse effects of substance abuse also affect close family,…

long term effects of cocaine abuse

What Are The Side Effects of Long-Term Cocaine Use?

Despite it being highly addictive and problematic for many Americans, cocaine use continues to grow in every state across the nation. What are the side effects of long-term cocaine use, though? With it being glamorized in Hollywood, can casual use be negatively impactful? In an article published in Refinery29, cocaine use doesn’t automatically constitute drug…