group therapy at an addiction rehab

3 Things to Consider When Searching for Addiction Rehab

When considering the wide range of substance abuse treatment programs available to you, how will you make an informed choice? It’s true—the number of self-proclaimed addiction rehab centers is high and rising. It’s hard to imagine having “too many”—as about 90% of addictions, unfortunately, go untreated. But not all addiction rehab programs are created equal.…

man describing his signs of physical dependence

5 Signs of Physical Dependence to Drugs

Drug addiction, or drug use disorder, means that there is a physical dependence on the abused substance. There are indeed countless underlying psychological and behavioral factors involved in addiction, as well as genetic predisposition. But one of the biggest reasons someone stays “hooked” is the physical dependence that leads to withdrawal when the drug is…