Effective Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Addicts

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was developed as a method to prevent relapse when treating problem drinking, and later it was adapted for cocaine-addicted individuals. Cognitive-behavioral strategies are based on the theory that in the development of maladaptive behavioral patterns like substance abuse, learning processes play a critical role. Individuals in CBT learn to identify and correct […]





Help For Adderall Addiction

Adderall Abuse Adderall is an addictive prescription medication that has become a highly abused “street drug” in recent years. What used to be referred to as the “Highschool Crystal Meth” has become increasing popular among housewives, CEO’s, and college students.  Adderall works by increasing dopamine levels in the brain. Dopamine, is the brain chemical that […]


Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction Addiction to drugs affects people from all cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. The addictions often set in before the person even realizes that they have a dependency. But there are patterns to addictions, symptoms that can be noticeable.  It is important to be aware of the signs as a drug […]


Negligible Garcinia Cambogia Side Effects

Negligible Garcinia Cambogia Side Effects There has been a lot of discussion about a weight loss supplement called Garcinia Cambogia. It has recently come to the public’s attention thanks to a positive report by popular television medical personality Dr. Mehmet Oz. Opinions pro and con about potential Garcinia Cambogia side effects have been the subject […]



Where To Get Help In An Emergency

Everyone at some point in their life will most likely have to deal with a personal, family or close friend’s medical emergency. Knowing where to go can be very confusing when you are in the midst of dealing with a medical crisis. There are distinct differences between the care an emergency room, an urgent care […]