4 Risks of Relapse

Relapse is broadly defined as any use of drugs or alcohol during recovery, but some people are more restrictive in their terms than others. For example, some would describe even minimal use of prescription painkillers as a relapse even if a doctor gave the patient the prescription after a surgery or injury. Others say that taking certain detox medications in … Read More

Marijuana Detox Is Real, Says Study

Contrary to popular belief, marijuana is physically addictive, and now there is more than just anecdotal evidence to support that fact. A new study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine found that marijuana users may experience a range of withdrawal symptoms when they stop using the drug after chronic or heavy use. John Kelly is a psychiatrist at Massachusetts … Read More