Telemedicine

Benefits and Challenges of Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a healthcare practice that has been in existence since the 1950s. However, the last few decades have seen a sharp increase in the popularity of telemedicine. That is due to rapid technological advancements in smartphones, computers and digital technologies. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has also continued to push consumers to adopt telemedicine....
Interventionist

The Role of an Interventionist in Staging An Intervention Program

The intervention for helping one to get rid of an addiction is a very delicate process. Everyone involved has his or her own key role to play; therefore, staging an intervention must be done very thoughtfully and with finesse. Everyone involved in the initial process must be on the same page with the interventionist. An...
Detoxification And Withdrawal Symptoms

Detoxification And Withdrawal Symptoms

The word detox summons fear in the minds of addicts, and they feel scared of the withdrawal symptoms that continuing addiction appears to be easier, irrespective of the social, physical, and mental health problems that have occurred. Becoming addicted to a substance usually requires little effort;  however, continuing the addiction or overcoming it is the...
Treatment Modalities For Addiction

What Are The Available Treatment Modalities For Addiction?

Whether you have been diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or a substance abuse disorder, there is a treatment approach for you. You can find a vast array of nonchemical treatment modalities to alleviate symptoms, prevent relapse and improve your cognition and self-awareness. These treatment modalities are evidenced-base and have been clinically proven to be...
Depression with Humor

Tips to Ease Depression with Humor

Depression affects over 10% of adult Americans during any given year. As a sufferer, you know how difficult it can be to treat this illness. That’s why you’re going to take advantage of the natural medicine of humor; I’ve prescribed my Fun Commandments to hundreds of my patients who’ve battled with this disorder, and I...
Drug Addiction

How Can We Fight Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is more common and widespread than ever before. There is virtually no one who is not affected by it in some way. When everyone does something to fight drug addiction, fewer people will suffer. Start With Youth The best way to prevent addiction is to never start using mind-altering substances to stay away...
What is Co-Addiction

What is Co-Addiction and Co-Dependency?

The terms co-addiction and co-dependency are psychological terms and are often used synonymously.
Drug Rehabilitation Treatment

Can Drug Rehabilitation Treatment Give Back Your Life?

Being addicted to drugs and alcohol is like losing complete control of every waking moment of your life. Drugs and alcohol dictate every move an individual makes when they are addicted. Where and when you sleep, who you associate with, how much money you spend, and to what (legal and illegal) lengths you are willing...
effects of Rohypnol Addiction

The Symptoms & Short-Term and Long-Term effects of Rohypnol Addiction

Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that is commonly used to treat insomnia and muscle spasms for individuals in Europe and South America. In the United States, Rohypnol use is illegal. It is known here for being a club drug that causes somnolence and amnesia. Because of these effects, Rohypnol use is commonly used as a date...
Addiction Recovery Process

Tips to Take It Easy in Addiction Recovery Process

What is recovery about? Is it just not using mind-altering and intoxicating substances, or is it a lifestyle change? Is recovery in your heart, or is it in your body and soul? Why is it important to change the people, places, and things you have had in your life when you are in addiction recovery?...