patient with therapist exploring psychological dependence

Psychological Dependence is the Hardest Part of Addiction

The fear of withdrawal symptoms might be keeping you from entering rehab. But did you know that detox is the fastest and easiest part of recovery? Make no mistake, it can be intense for individuals depending on the substance they abuse and the duration of their addiction. Yet the process is relatively short when compared…

pouring a spoonful of lean drug

My Kids are Talking About Lean Drug – What is It?

Your kids gain exposure to new drug trends long before we, as adults, hear about those trends. So are your kids talking about the lean drug or drink? Have you heard of this sugary, syrupy, dangerous drink teens and young adults are using for a cheap, easy-to-gain high? Don’t kid yourself about the purple drink…

man getting treatment for alcohol dependence

Explanation of Alcohol Dependence

One of the most widespread yet devastating issues in today’s society, alcohol dependence affects people from all walks of life. Although it is similar to alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction, there are also some crucial differences. Physical dependence and an abnormally high tolerance level are the primary characteristics of alcohol dependence. A tendency to experience…

man considering admitting into drug and alcohol rehab

What to Know About Drug and Alcohol Rehab

For decades, alcohol has been one of the most widely abused substances throughout the state of Texas. Thousands of individuals across the state struggle with alcohol abuse. Because alcohol is legal and accessible, it presents a unique opportunity for abuse. However, many people don’t understand just how their drinking is impacting their own health and…