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The Overlap Between Loneliness and Addiction

2022-03-15T23:17:02+01:00

When we think of an addiction or substance use disorder, we often imagine other issues that come along with addiction, such as legal problems, job loss, relationship breakdown, and perhaps mental illness. Another factor that can be linked to addiction is the experience of loneliness. Here, learn about the addiction-loneliness connection, as well as what [...]

The Overlap Between Loneliness and Addiction2022-03-15T23:17:02+01:00

Inpatient vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment

2022-03-15T23:03:13+01:00

If you're looking into addiction treatment programs, you will find that there are a variety of options available. Oftentimes, rehab programs are divided into two categories: inpatient and outpatient programming. You may be wondering about the specifics of these two types of programs. Here, we will describe the difference between inpatient and outpatient care, as [...]

Inpatient vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment2022-03-15T23:03:13+01:00

Levels of Care in Addiction Treatment

2022-02-10T01:38:25+01:00

When people think of "rehab" they often imagine packing up and leaving home to stay in a facility for a month or more. While this is one form of addiction treatment, the reality is that there are multiple levels of care available for those seeking drug and alcohol services. The Levels of Care in Addiction [...]

Levels of Care in Addiction Treatment2022-02-10T01:38:25+01:00

How can I tell if an employee or coworker is addicted?

2022-04-04T23:38:23+02:00

View our latest video to learn how you can tell if an employee or coworker may be living with an addiction. Addiction is a disease that can impact anyone, regardless of their age, race, or socioeconomic status. If you or someone in your workplace is looking for treatment, visit irecoveryusa.com. We offer 100% [...]

How can I tell if an employee or coworker is addicted?2022-04-04T23:38:23+02:00

Is it addiction or is it a mental illness?

2022-04-04T23:43:36+02:00

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?2022-04-04T23:43:36+02:00

How Common Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

2022-04-05T00:03:32+02:00

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?2022-04-05T00:03:32+02:00

How to Manage Drug Cravings

2022-04-04T23:03:11+02:00

Research clearly indicates the significance of drug cravings. What are drug cravings? Although some who are addicted might disagree, researchers suggest that drug cravings are subjective and are at the core an "experience of wanting to use a drug." Researchers go further, defining a craving as having 3 distinct elements: craving is conscious craving is [...]

How to Manage Drug Cravings2022-04-04T23:03:11+02:00

Health Problems Associated with Marijuana

2022-04-05T00:08:45+02:00

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 Marijuana2022-04-05T00:08:45+02:00

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
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