Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Substance Abuse Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD is characterized by persistent thoughts cycling through their minds that trigger anxiety and worry about what are often irrational fears. These fears become something the person struggling with the disorder ends up obsessing over and in an effort to try to neutralize these thoughts, people with obsessive compulsive disorder develop rituals whether consciously… Read More

What is Outpatient Alcohol Detox?

You’ve decided that it is time to confront your addiction and detox, there are several options available. When choosing from inpatient and outpatient detox, many factors should be considered. Type and severity of one’s addiction are of course key elements. Also, one’s home environment should be evaluated for complicating issues. Let’s look at some pros and cons of… Read More

Cocaine on The Brain

Cocaine can sometimes seem like just an edgy party drug, but addiction to cocaine can ultimately be life threatening. That’s why it is important to seek out treatment programs in Florida or near you, as soon as you become aware of your own or your loved one’s addiction. Cocaine causes all kinds of physical problems in the body… Read More

Wake Up and Smell the Better, Sober Living

It’s hard to get on a schedule. It takes a lot of discipline and consistency. But here’s an idea of a way to ease into a more structured way of living. Start with the bookends of a schedule. Instead of trying to upend your life and force yourself to adhere to an entire schedule shift at once, start… Read More