The Damaging Health Effects of Cocaine


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 Cocaine2022-06-01T00:14:42+02:00

The Health Effects of Heroin Addiction


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 Addiction2022-06-01T00:16:01+02:00

How Alcohol Affects Health


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


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 Addiction2022-04-05T00:13:44+02:00

How to Make Addiction Treatment More Affordable


People often want to know how to access affordable addiction treatment. See our video below for tips: Visit 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

Am I an Addict?


Sometimes, recognizing the fact that you have an addiction can be challenging. Perhaps you have convinced yourself that you're not an addict, because you're still able to go to work and function in daily life. Or, maybe because you're surrounded by others who are drinking or using recreational substances, you feel that your behavior is [...]

Am I an Addict?2022-04-04T23:10:54+02:00

Is Teletherapy Right for Me?


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, teletherapy has undeniably become more popular, but even as life returns to normal, people are still recognizing the benefits and convenience of teletherapy. While some people have returned to receiving in-person services, others continue to utilize teletherapy to treat addiction. If you're in the market for addiction treatment, [...]

Is Teletherapy Right for Me?2021-11-10T16:59:16+01:00

Dr. Rosenblatt on What’s the Fix: Prescription For Change Show


iRecovery's Dr. Melanie Rosenblatt MD joins What's the Fix: Prescription For Change Show host Andrea Bailey. In this interview, Dr. Rosenblatt and Andrea discuss the overdose crisis in America, we gain insight into the history of iRecovery, we hear from iRecovery patient Dawn Wilkerson, and explore advancements in telehealth mental health services. Listen Now [...]

Dr. Rosenblatt on What’s the Fix: Prescription For Change Show2021-11-10T16:26:59+01:00

Why is MAT Better?


At this point, most people in the addiction treatment world have probably heard of medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, which refers to treatment programs that use medications in combination with behavioral techniques like therapy and group counseling to treat addiction. MAT is most commonly used in the treatment of opioid addiction, but some people may receive [...]

Why is MAT Better?2022-04-04T23:32:02+02:00
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