Did you know that over 15 million people in the United States alone suffer from an alcohol use disorder? Not only that, but over two million Americans have an opioid
People sometimes talk about “going on a binge” or binge drinking, but what does it mean to binge drink? And, how is binge drinking different than drinking in general?
Anyone who has felt anxious or worried throughout the day has probably wondered: is anxiety hereditary? Knowing whether feelings of despair and anxiety are inherited can give people peace of
Alcohol use is very prevalent in the United States, with about 85.6% of adults having reported drinking alcohol at some point in their life and about 54.9% reported drinking in
Having close family members battling active addiction is very difficult. It presents a lot of conflict within the family related to the addiction-related behaviors from the relative. Tension can be
Heroin addiction has been on the rise in the United States for many years. People often attribute this epidemic to the overprescription of pain medication when pharmaceutical companies were not
In 2017, it was estimated that 8.5 million adults over the age of 18, or about 4 percent, were struggling with co-occurring disorders. This is a significant part of the
Most people in the United States use prescription drugs for health or mental health reasons. When monitored by a medical professional and used as prescribed, this is not necessarily dangerous.
Overcoming addiction is very difficult. It often requires the help of effective treatment centers with skilled staff. Unfortunately, most people suffering from addiction do not get the treatment they need
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) utilizes medications to help people overcome substance use disorders. It helps people prevent relapse by decreasing the effects of withdrawals and cravings. MAT paired with therapy has