POLYSUBSTANCE ADDICTIONS

A single addiction can be life-threatening. Tragically, it is even more common for someone to be suffering from two substance…

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TYPES OF ADDICTION

While the word “addiction” is often associated with substance abuse or dependency, there are actually two distinct types of addiction—…

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PREVENTING ADDICTION

The only foolproof way to prevent addiction is to refrain from substance use in the first place. For a variety…

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AVOIDING RELAPSE

Relapse is a common element in many chronic diseases and addiction is no exception. The National Institute on Drug Abuse…

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TYPES OF TREATMENT PROGRAMS

While most professional substance addiction treatment programs contain the same basic elements, the specific details of each program can vary…

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