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Prescribing Opioids Electronically

In the 21st Century, much of our life revolves around technology. Your average American has sensitive information coursing through the internet that makes life easier when it comes to paying bills, balancing finances and making appointments. We no longer need to call our doctor for an appointment, we can just log onto our health network Read More

Addiction Treatment Length of Stay

Setting genetic predisposition aside, the progression from substance use to abuse and addiction is, more times than not, a lengthy process. Moving from manageability to unmanageability can take years, even decades in some cases. Nevertheless, the end result of heavy use of any substance is never good. Those who use drugs and alcohol in problematic Read More

Talking About Marijuana With Your Children

The majority of parents know the difficulty in discussing certain subjects with their children. Regardless of the subject matter. Adolescents have a de facto setting to question everything, even if it what they are hearing makes sense. Naturally, some of the most difficult subjects to cover regard sex and substance use. Given that most parents Read More

Calling the Police on Addiction

If you are a parent, and your son or daughter suffers from the disease of addiction, then our hearts go out to you. At Christians Drug Rehab, we know first-hand the pernicious nature of addiction, not just on the afflicted but rather on the entire family. When substance use takes hold of a loved one, Read More

Stress In America and Protecting Your Recovery

We find ourselves living in an interesting time. The state of both the country and the world is one of uncertainty. And if you are looking for some form of definitive clarity, the news may not be the best place to look. No matter who you are, where you came from or what you do Read More

Fentanyl Being Sold As Cocaine

Fentanyl mixed into heroin. Fentanyl disguised as morphine or OxyContin. And now, fentanyl sold as cocaine. What will they call fentanyl next? The highly potent opioid narcotic fentanyl has been called a death sentence, those who use the drug, whether knowingly or not, often find themselves in emergency rooms or dead. The drug looks like Read More

“State of Tobacco Control” Report

In the 21st Century, tobacco products are still one of this nation’s biggest killers. Cigarettes, like alcohol, are legal for adult consumption (age for legal use varies from state to state) despite the insidious effects that they have on one’s health. Ever since the Surgeon General declared that cigarettes does in fact kill people, efforts Read More

Ketamine Could Help Treat Addiction

There are a number of mind altering, addictive substances that you don’t often hear about. Or even know about, unless you were somewhere when the drug was being used. One such drug, ketamine, is a tranquilizer commonly used in hospital settings for beginning and maintaining anesthesia. The drug places patients in, what could only be Read More

The Life and Death of an Alcoholic

Working in the field of addiction is often accompanied by the realization that not everyone will be successful. It is the harsh reality of a mental illness that first strips people of everything, and if left untreated—takes one’s life. Even people who have the opportunity to seek help by way of treatment or in the Read More

Alcohol Use Disorder and Marijuana

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is defined when problem drinking becomes severe. In order to receive a diagnosis of AUD, one must meet any two of the 11 criteria listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), during a 12-month period. There are three classifications of AUD, depending on how many criteria a Read More