Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Withdrawal Symptoms

  Cardiovascular exercise can help in addiction treatment and relapse prevention strategies. Scientists at the University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions have identified how cardiovascular exercise can support treatment for those struggling with addiction. In a study carried out on animals, researchers discovered that regular exercise targets areas of the brain that control dopamine. Cardio exercise has long been …

Tips For Dealing With Overdoses On LSD

You might be in a store, at a public event, or even discover a family member has a problem. When someone has taken a large amount of LSD, how can you get through & help them? Let’s be honest, at some point in our lives we may run into someone who, by means of a psychotropic compound, is committing acts …

Why Penalties For Drug Use Don’t Work

In the United States we already have pretty strict laws and penalties relating to the use or sale of drugs but yet there is still discussion about making them tougher to further crack down on drugs. Like many things this is great in theory, but it is unlikely to produce any significant results or cause any drug user to change …

2 Simple Tips For Your Recovery Journey

You’ve conquered arguably the hardest part of rehab when you finished detox and you’ve learned how to go through life confident with everything taught to you at your treatment facility, but that’s just the beginning. If you’re someone recently getting out of a treatment program you’ll probably have noticed by now that the battle isn’t quite over. Recovery is a …

Exercise Treatment For Clinical Depression

You probably have heard many times over that exercise helps people relieve stress and improve their moods, and you’ve probably even experienced this in your own life after a workout, but can exercise also treat and cure clinical depression? The Difference Between Depression and Clinical Depression Feelings of depression come to all of us at some time or another and …

Mass Shooters and Psychotropic Drugs

Whenever a traumatic event occurs such as the Las Vegas massacre shooting on October 1st, we are forced to ask ourselves what could possibly make another human commit such atrocity? In nearly every mass shooting incident over the last twenty years, the single largest common factor is that the perpetrators were either actively taking powerful psychotropic drugs or had been …

Why Does Addiction Lead To Suicide?

Unfortunately, over fifty percent of all suicides are associated with drug and alcohol dependency and at least 25 percent of alcoholics and drug addicts commit suicide. According to this study, over 70 percent of adolescent suicides also may be complicated by drug and alcohol abuse. These rates of suicide are substantially higher than the probability of a non-addicted person to …