Entries by The Treatment Specialist

ADHD Treatment Centers for Adults and Teens

Locating ADHD Treatment Centers for Adults and Teens Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic medical condition that affects an estimated 5% of children and 2.5% of adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association.  ADHD is characterized by difficulties in paying attention, concentrating, hyperactivity, and impulsive behaviors.  In most cases, ADHD first appears in […]

Immediate Drug Rehab

Emergency and Immediate Drug Rehab A sense of urgency surrounds the current explosion of drug-related deaths in this country.  Drug abuse and addiction has entered a deadly phase, with overdose deaths numbering over 500,000 between 200-2015, according to statistics reported by the Centers for Disease Control, with the majority of deaths attributed to opioids. Emergency […]

Couples Getting Sober Together in Couples Rehab

Couples Rehab is an Option When both members of a couple struggle with a substance use disorder the resulting consequences seem to increase exponentially.  Everything escalates.  The stress on the relationship caused by the substance use disorder (SUD) can lead to domestic violence, financial problems, and family instability.  Because some substances, such as alcohol, can […]

Drug Rehab for Chronic Pain Patients

Rehabilitation and Drub Rehab for Chronic Pain Patients There is a tightrope that physicians have to carefully navigate when prescribing medication to treat patients with chronic pain.  Chronic pain is defined as ongoing pain that lasts more than twelve weeks within the range of dull continuous pain to more severe pain.  The Journal of Neuroscience […]

Free Mental Health Hotline and Rehab Resources

National Mental Health Helpline You Call, We Listen When someone is struggling with a mental health issue—be it a mood disorder, substance abuse or addiction, behavioral addictions, or trauma—they often suffer in silence.  Afraid to share the problem with those closest to them, these individuals may never seek out the treatment they need.  Without treatment, […]