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Can Blocking A Protein Help Fight Alcohol Addiction?

According to the Journal of Neuroscience, approximately one half of Americans over 12 years old are current alcohol drinkers, and approximately one quarter are current binge drinkers.
  • June 11, 2018

Dopamine and the Susceptibility of Men to Alcoholism

However the study also yielded the ominous finding that the more heavy drinking episodes occur, the lower the release in dopamine became.
  • June 04, 2018

Cocaine Detoxification and Related Side Effects

Medical Detoxification is a process in which individuals are systematically and safely withdrawn from addicting drugs, usually under the care of a physician.
  • May 31, 2018

Molly (Ecstasy) and Dangerous Perceptions

Signs of molly use can include muscle tension, high blood pressure, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and arrhythmia, among others.
  • May 28, 2018

Addressing Misuse of Prescription Medication

Some addicts/ alcoholics must take prescribed medication for serious medical problems. However, it is generally accepted that the misuse of prescription medication and other drugs can threaten the achievement and maintenance of sobriety.
  • May 01, 2018

Thorough Assessment is Crucial in Addiction Treatment

An accurate assessment is critical in order to establish an understanding of the client’s condition, past treatment experiences, physical health, mental state and other relevant factors.
  • February 21, 2018

The Psychological Withdrawal of Quitting Meth

The physical withdrawal symptoms a person experiences while quitting meth are not as severe as for people quitting other types of drugs, because meth is not physically addictive.
  • February 05, 2018

Vicodin Dependency: Physical and Mental Health Risks

At Shadow Mountain our detoxification program will help the client overcome the physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms that occur when one is attempting to treat Vicodin dependency.
  • January 26, 2018