Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that alters how the brain functions. Learn how it impacts individuals, their loved ones, and the community.
Alcohol

8 Signs You Are Ready to Go to Rehab

You don’t need to be physically addicted to drugs or alcohol to need rehab. If substance abuse is causing negative effects in your life, it may be time to seek help. Here are 8 signs that you are ready to go to rehab.
Alcohol

Why Do Some People Become Addicted While Others Don’t?

Ever wondered why one person can try drugs and be seemingly unaffected while another can become hooked after just one use? In this article, Seon Kim, Assistant Clinical Director at Mountainside, explains why some become addicted while others don't.
Drug Addiction

The Dangers of Meth

Meth is an extremely addictive and dangerous drug. Learn more about the devastating effects it has on the mind and body.
Drug Addiction

Your Ultimate Recovery Resource Guide

In recovery, you're never alone. Check out these resourecs to help you stay connected and focused on your recovery during the COVID-19 crisis.
Drug Addiction

The Truth About Surviving A Drug Overdose

Opioid overdoses aren't always deadly. Learn about the severe consequences that overdose survivors often face.
Drug Addiction

The Impact of Legal Marijuana

By the end of this year, 40 states will have legalized some form of marijuana consumption. But what does this mean? Is marijuana safe?
Drug Addiction

How to Stay Sober After a Friend’s Relapse

Watching someone relapse is hard. Learn how to protect your own sobriety during this difficult time.
Drug Addiction

Xanax: How It Affects Your Mind and Body

Xanax is the 5th most prescrived drug in the US. Learn about the effects it can have on the mind and body.
Drug Addiction

How to Recognize Cocaine Addiction

Recognizing the signs of cocaine addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Alcohol

What Does It Feel Like to Go Through Drug Withdrawal?

Not knowing what to expect is often the scariest part. Learn about the common withdrawal symptoms you may experience during detox and what you can do to alleviate the discomfort.
Drug Addiction

How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

This World Mental Health Day, learn how you can help prevent suicide.
Drug Addiction

CDC Investigating 380 Cases of Lung Disease Linked to Vaping

With seven deaths now linked to vaping, the CDC and health officials warn to public to stay away from electronic cigarettes.