How to Stop Alcohol Cravings

It can be easy to forget that alcohol is a drug. That is, until you start to develop alcohol cravings. When you start drinking often or quite heavily, you may find that, over time, you begin to crave alcohol. You may be sitting at work and unable to think about anything except for when you…

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What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

Medication-assisted treatment is an evidence-based method for treating substance abuse. While it’s been around for a few years, it’s just now gaining traction and becoming available at more treatment centers across the country. MAT has garnered attention and sparked discussion, even controversy, since its creation. These opposing reactions have slowed its implementation, even as the…

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What Are the Signs of Overdose?

Overdosing is an incredibly traumatic event to both experience and witness. It’s crucial to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a drug overdose so that if it happens to someone you know, you’ll be able to act fast. It’s normal to feel scared, even panicked when confronting an overdose. However, the outcomes of…

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