Tag Archives: Opiate Addiction Drug Treatment

Rehab Tune-Up, Is It Time?

Anyone who has ever been addicted to a substance knows that fighting that addiction is a long-term battle. Fortunately, most choose to get into a rehabilitation center and gain sobriety. However, things do not necessarily get easier. A common misconception is that once someone has gone through their addiction recovery program and completed their treatment, […]

Animal Assisted Therapy

Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction is a big step towards reclaiming your life. However, given that addiction is a highly individualized disease, treatment may take several forms depending on your case. During the recovery process, support systems are vital in helping the addict not to relapse into the addiction. One of the popular support […]

The Dual Diagnosis Challenge

Dual diagnosis is a condition where a person is diagnosed with both substance addiction and a serious mental health problem such as an anxiety disorder, depression, or a bipolar disorder. It also goes by the names co-morbid disorders, co-occurring disorders, and co-existing disorders. They all refer to the same issue. When an individual has a […]

Opiate Addiction in Hawaii

Opiate Addiction Recovery Program As of 2014, prescription drug overdoses topped motor vehicle accidents throughout Hawaii as the leading cause of accidental death. Over the course of the past decade, prescription painkiller-related overdose deaths have increased by 68% statewide. It is absolutely fair to include the state of Hawaii in what has become nationally known […]