Is Addiction in my Genes?

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Are you living with a parent or family member who suffers from addiction?

Are you concerned that you may be predisposed to addictions? Addiction has a strong genetic component and your concerns are well founded.

Two factors strongly contribute to the initiation of use of addictive substances; environment and genetics.

The risk of addiction tends to be ...

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Sublocade: Directionally Positive, But Not A Panacea

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Home » Blogs » Page 3Buprenorphine has been used for nearly two decades to treat addiction to opiates, such as prescription pain pills, heroin, and fentanyl.

In fact, Buprenorphine has been very successful as it not only provides relief from withdrawal symptoms, it also mitigates cravings.

Physicians prescribe buprenorphine, which comes in Listerine-like strips, to patients and they are instructed to ingest them in certain doses at given intervals.

Buprenorphine is the generic name for ...

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Identifying Alcohol or Drug Abuse in the Work Place

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Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Spells Out Warning Signs Your Co-Worker May Be Abusing Drugs

New York – January 20, 2016 – Substance abuse (alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs) in the workplace is a serious issue with negative consequences for employers. Over 77% of illicit drug users are employed in the workplace, according to a National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, and statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor ...

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Recognizing Addiction

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Addiction is defined as an inability to stop using a certain substance despite negative consequences.

It can take many forms like illicit drugs, alcohol, prescription medication, gambling or sex.

Addiction is easy to spot when a person becomes highly dysfunctional.

However, many individuals with addiction issues are “functioning,” in that they are able to nearly meet their work, home, and social responsibilities.

Not only is addiction difficult to spot in these individuals, but ...

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The Dangers of DIY Detox Programs

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Home » Blogs » Page 3According to studies from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), only one out of every ten alcohol and drug users receive treatment at a professional rehab center or facility. The reasons that many users do not go to receive treatment include not feeling ready to stop the abuse, cannot afford the treatment, feeling that the treatment was too inconvenient, and more.

As an alternative to outpatient detoxification, ...

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3 Benefits You Get By Attending Alcoholics Anonymous Program

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Home » Blogs » Page 3Many people are dying because they suffer from the addiction to alcohol. In the US alone, each year, there are hundreds of people dying because of this addiction. It is a very sad but yet the bitter truth. Most of them believe that they cannot overcome the addiction that they have and think that their life is over. They firmly believe that no matter how much effort they put, ...

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How to Recognize Symptoms and Signs Related to Drug Abuse

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Home » Blogs » Page 3No one is immune to the consequences of drug abuse, notwithstanding the reason for taking the drug in the first place.

Drug abuse is as a result of addiction to a drug, and with addiction, except the patients seek professional treatment, it will be difficult to stop taking the drug.

However, it has been noticed that a lot of drug abuse patients do not even realize that they have ...

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Five Types of Alcoholics; Which One Best Describes You?

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Home » Blogs » Page 3You might think that there is only one kind of treatment what would cure all alcoholics.

But in actuality, we have discovered that there are many types of alcoholics that require varying types and levels of treatment.

These harmful effects that alcohol has in a person is determined by the person’s age, the person’s emotional levels, and the severity of the alcoholism.

If you or your loved one is ...

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All the Details You Didn’t Know About Ambulatory Detox

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Home » Blogs » Page 3Drug and substance abuse often leads to addiction which if not cared for could become terminal. There are a lot of people fighting different types of addiction but only a few come out successful. Just by the way most addictions are exceptional so are their treatments. Are you an addict trying to get out of the trouble? Know the best treatments and treatment facilities where you can opt for ...

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3 Ultimate Reasons of Why You Should Use the Services of Drug Detox Centers

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Home » Blogs » Page 3Drug addiction is one main reason why many people in the USA and around the world are dying in thousands every year. It is necessary for you to find a way to help your loved ones to overcome the addiction. As a parent, it is complicated and hard to see your teenage boy becoming a slave to the drugs, or it is hard for a spouse to see their ...

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