shatter weed

Shatter Weed : Dangers and Side Effects

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Most recreational weed users have probably never heard of marijuana extracts or shatter weed. But for marijuana enthusiasts, extracts, especially shatter, are some of the most popular and fastest-growing forms of cannabis on the market. Put simply, a marijuana extract is a hyper-concentrated form of the drug. Extracts are formed by separating the marijuana plant’s essential oils from the plant using heat, pressure and/or chemical solvents. 
xanax bar addiction

Xanax Bars Addiction and Dependency

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XANAX is the brand name for the drug Alprazolam, a drug belonging to the class of medications called benzodiazepines or “benzos”. Xanax itself has a host of nicknames of its own, such as, “zanie-bars”, “z-bars”, “Bars”, “planks” and “bricks” to name a few. Typically prescribed as an anti-anxiety medication, Xanax is the most widely prescribed of all benzodiazepines as a method to alleviate anxiety and treat panic disorders.
abusing Adderall and alcohol

Abusing Adderall and Alcohol

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Mixing Substances and The Consequences Substance abuse involving the combination of Adderall and alcohol has become widespread, especially among college-aged young adults. This age group gravitates to using Adderall as a study aid, as its stimulant…
the stages of drug rehab

The Stages of Drug Rehab

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What Are The Stages of Rehab Are you considering going to rehab, but are feeling a bit anxious about the prospect? Sometimes just having some basic knowledge about what to expect in rehab can help reduce much of that stress. To learn about…
Behavioral effects of alcohol

Behavioral Effects of Alcohol

Nobody ever sets out to become an alcoholic. Most alcohol problems start out quite innocently. However, for reasons not yet fully understood, some people are more prone to developing an alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism creeps up slowly. It…
quitting alcohol cold turkey

Why Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey is Risky

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It’s understandable why you might decide to just quit drinking alcohol on an impulse. Your heavy drinking may be causing some serious problems in your marriage, your job, or even your health. As noble as the intent is to just stop drinking,…
xanax and cocaine

What Happens When You Mix Xanax and Cocaine?

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It shouldn’t be surprising to learn that someone who enjoys cocaine might also like experimenting with other substances. Cocaine is often combined with heroin, meth, fentanyl, and alcohol in the quest to experience an enhanced desired effect. Cocaine…
Residential Treatment Facilities

What to Expect from Residential Treatment Facilities

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When you are ready to enter recovery, you will learn there are two types of addiction treatment programs. Outpatient and residential refer to different levels of care for treating substance use disorder. An outpatient program is one where…
how to send a family member to rehab

How To Send a Family Member to Rehab

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Anyone who has a family member suffering from addiction knows how heartbreaking it is to witness. Often, any attempts you make to share your concerns with the loved one are met with denial or anger. It is a difficult and sensitive topic to broach,…
Tapering off Alcohol

What to Expect When Tapering Off Alcohol

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Even when alcohol manages to gain a grip over every single part of your life, it can still be hard to embrace the idea of going sober. There are many reasons why a person hesitates to get sober and healthy, and one of the biggies is the dread…
tired of thinking about drinking

Tired of Thinking About Drinking

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Maybe you are trying to cut back on your drinking, but all you do is dwell on thoughts of alcohol. Or, you might be in addiction recovery and find yourself obsessing about drinking. If you are tired of thinking about drinking, this blog is for…
anxiety after quitting alcohol

Panic Attacks and Extreme Anxiety After Quitting Drinking Alcohol

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Anxiety After Quitting Drinking When you entered recovery, you may not have been prepared for some of the discomforts that can occur in sobriety. One of these is anxiety, and it can catch you off guard. If you are asking, “Why do I get extreme…