Group Therapy for Drug Addiction

What Is a Holistic Treatment Center for Addiction?

Addiction is an all-inclusive disease that’s potentially deadly for its victims. Its insatiable appetite for substances leaves a trail of death, destruction and despair. Addiction is a complex disease that historically hasn’t been well understood. It doesn’t happen the same way for any two people and it isn’t overcome all that easily. Sadly, conventional inpatient…

Dual Diagnosis

What is a Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program?

Someone who is struggling with substance abuse as well as a mental health problem like depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, or anxiety is considered to have a dual diagnosis, also known as a co-occurring disorder. The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that more than one-third of people who abuse drugs or alcohol also suffer from…

Are Oreos Really as Addicting as Cocaine?

Are Oreos Really as Addicting as Cocaine?

A new study has found that Oreo cookies are addicting, possibly even as addicting as cocaine. Researchers from Connecticut College looked at rats’ behavior when presented with Oreo cookies, and found that the rats behaved the same for Oreos as they did for cocaine. Comparing Oreos to Cocaine Researchers gave rats the choice between rice…