For Many, Addiction Can Come From Prescriptions

For Many, Addiction Can Come From Prescriptions

Most envision addiction as being the result of some underground, highly secretive, and maybe even defiant, undertaking. You know: the group of adolescent friends driving aimlessly after the football game while drinking, or the friends doing lines of...

Intervention: When All Else Has Failed

Intervention: When All Else Has Failed

Interventions: Healthy and Unhealthy Support For any person who has witnessed a loved one struggle with the issues that come with addiction, be it an addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, gambling, sex, shopping, or eating, the line that determines the...

Body Odor from Alcohol Detox: Does it Really Happen?

Body Odor from Alcohol Detox: Does it Really Happen?

Does alcohol detox make you stink? Answer: Yes, detox can make you stink. Body odor from alcohol detox is a side effect of the detox process, but one that should not typically cause alarm. Fortunately, this odor does not usually linger beyond the detox...

How to Find a Detox Facility in Riverside, California

How to Find a Detox Facility in Riverside, California

A person suffering from an addiction to alcohol or drugs should participate in a detox program at a qualified addiction treatment center in order to protect their health. Detoxing at home is usually considered unsafe, as dangerous withdrawal symptoms could occur. At a...

Is There Such a Thing as Permanent Drug Detox?

Is There Such a Thing as Permanent Drug Detox?

Drug detox is the process where a person stops taking a substance, whether it’s drugs or alcohol, and allows their body to work the substance completely out of their system. Some companies sell kits that promise permanent drug detox by taking specialized supplements,...