Is it addiction or is it a mental illness?

2022-01-17T19:16:06+01:00

Sometimes, symptoms of addiction and mental illness can look similar. Furthermore, some people may have both an addiction and a mental health condition. In the video below, learn about the difference between symptoms of addiction and symptoms of mental illness. If you or a loved one is seeking treatment, irecoveryusa.com provides 100% remote [...]

Is it addiction or is it a mental illness?2022-01-17T19:16:06+01:00

How Common Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

2022-01-08T22:39:12+01:00

If you've spent any time researching addiction and/or mental health treatment, you've probably heard of the term co-occurring disorders. Here, learn the details on what this term means, as well as information on the prevalence of co-occurring disorders. What are co-occurring disorders? The term co-occurring disorders is used to refer to patients who have both [...]

How Common Are Co-Occurring Disorders?2022-01-08T22:39:12+01:00

How to Manage Drug Cravings

2022-01-06T23:43:13+01:00

The video below discusses the following strategies for managing drug cravings: Take a walk. Develop an exercise routine. Reach out for support. Take a warm bath. Meditate or practice yoga. Do a grounding exercise. Participate in medication assisted treatment (MAT) at irecoveryusa.com to reduce drug cravings.

How to Manage Drug Cravings2022-01-06T23:43:13+01:00

Health Problems Associated with Marijuana

2022-01-03T16:42:20+01:00

Cannabis, or marijuana, is widely-used in the United States. In fact, within a given year, 17.9 percent of the population aged 12 and older uses marijuana. Since it is so widely used, people may think marijuana is entirely harmless, but this is not the case. Below, learn about some of the health problems linked to [...]

Health Problems Associated with Marijuana2022-01-03T16:42:20+01:00

How Methamphetamine Damages Health

2022-01-03T16:52:04+01:00

Most people know that methamphetamine, or meth, is an addictive and dangerous drug, but not everyone is aware of the numerous health-related consequences associated with this drug. Whether injected or snorted, meth is very damaging for health As the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) explains, meth increases levels of dopamine in the [...]

How Methamphetamine Damages Health2022-01-03T16:52:04+01:00

The Damaging Health Effects of Cocaine

2021-12-14T18:29:40+01:00

As a powerful stimulant drug that elevates levels of the "feel good" chemical dopamine in the brain, cocaine is highly addictive. Unfortunately, long-term use comes with a host of health problems, and even short-term cocaine abuse can be dangerous for health. The damaging effects of cocaine use on health & the body Here, learn about [...]

The Damaging Health Effects of Cocaine2021-12-14T18:29:40+01:00

The Health Effects of Heroin Addiction

2021-12-14T18:07:20+01:00

It is no secret that the United States has experienced an opioid epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), just over 14,000 Americans die each year from heroin overdoses, and 745,000 people use heroin within a given year. The Effects of Heroin Addiction on Health & The Body Beyond the risk [...]

The Health Effects of Heroin Addiction2021-12-14T18:07:20+01:00

How Alcohol Affects Health

2021-12-06T17:19:32+01:00

Alcohol consumption is extremely common. In fact, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 69.5 percent of American adults indicate that they consume alcohol within a given year. While consuming alcohol in moderation, defined as no more than two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women, is [...]

How Alcohol Affects Health2021-12-06T17:19:32+01:00

How to Help a Loved One With an Addiction

2021-11-29T21:36:22+01:00

It's not uncommon for people to ask how they can help a loved one with an addiction or get a family member to go to treatment. See the video below for some answers: Visit our website for more information about 100% online addiction treatment, that offers privacy and convenience to those seeking addiction [...]

How to Help a Loved One With an Addiction2021-11-29T21:36:22+01:00

How to Make Addiction Treatment More Affordable

2021-12-06T17:03:48+01:00

People often want to know how to access affordable addiction treatment. See our video below for tips: Visit irecoveryusa.com to get started with affordable, accessible addiction treatment, delivered in a 100% remote format. View the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services administration here to search for [...]

How to Make Addiction Treatment More Affordable2021-12-06T17:03:48+01:00
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