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Understanding Marijuana and the Dependence It Can Cause

Whether you have casually used marijuana or know someone who regularly partakes, the question has probably crossed your mind: is marijuana addictive? What is marijuana? Marijuana is made up of the dried flowers, fruits, leaves and stems of the Cannabis plant. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug that has both medicinal and recreational uses, in which Read more about Understanding Marijuana and the Dependence It Can Cause[…]

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Am I Experiencing Alcohol Withdrawal?

Alcohol withdrawal can be experienced when an individual abruptly reduces or ceases their alcohol intake after a period of heavy drinking. Withdrawal signs can begin whether the binge drinking period lasted days, months or years. Symptoms of withdrawal can range in severity from mild to serious to fatal. How do I know if I am Read more about Am I Experiencing Alcohol Withdrawal?[…]

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Will Online Counseling Work for Me?

According to Forbes, the average person spends about 4.3 hours on the phone per day; a number that has only increased with the Coronavirus pandemic. Whether you fall above those four hours or well below, many of our regular activities have shifted to a virtual setting. Although unchecked screen time can have negative effects, technology Read more about Will Online Counseling Work for Me?[…]

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What Happens During Drug and Alcohol Treatment?

Your personalized treatment plan will depend partially on the type of substance for which you are seeking treatment, although some of the basic tenets of treatment persist across programs. These include an emphasis on sustaining recovery and ultimately reaching sobriety. Medication-assisted treatment Medication-assisted treatment is perhaps one of the safest treatment options for drug and Read more about What Happens During Drug and Alcohol Treatment?[…]

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6 Questions You Can Find Answers to in Marriage Counseling

Just like your relationship, no two marriage counseling sessions are the same. The conversation you share with your spouse and your mental health professional will be expertly catered to your unique needs. While all couples are unique, many of them face similar issues, and therefore marriage counseling often involves many of the same questions. These Read more about 6 Questions You Can Find Answers to in Marriage Counseling[…]