Withdrawal

Withdrawal symptoms come in painful psychological and physical forms. After the physical withdrawal symptoms subside, you may still have psychological symptoms for up to a few months or even years. Learn about the safe ways to battle withdrawal and foster a strong recovery.
Recovery

What is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

After the physical symptoms of withdrawal subside, many people experience post-acute withdrawal syndrome. Learn how to manage these symptoms.
Alcohol

How Does Alcohol Withdrawal Affect the Body?

You know you need to quit drinking, but you're worried about withdrawal symptoms. Learn what happens to your body here.
Addiction Treatment

Acupuncture for Addiction Treatment

For people struggling with addiction, acupuncture is proven to help relieve acute withdrawal symptoms and promote mental clarity. Find out how.
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

Drug and Alcohol Detox: Everything You Need to Know

Detox is an essential first step in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Medical detox provides 24/7 treatment to help you through withdrawal.
Recovery

6 Natural Ways to Fight Withdrawal Symptoms

About 50 percent of people suffering from substance abuse relapse after completing treatment. Often, this is due to the physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms they experience. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these symptoms and the risk of relapse.
Addiction Treatment

What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese technique that has helped many people struggling with addiction get on the road to recovery. To learn more about what acupuncture is and how it can help an individual's addiction treatment, watch this short video.
Addiction Treatment

Treating the Roots of Imbalance with Acupuncture

People often ask me what got me interested in acupuncture. The truth is my journey into the study and practice of this powerful ancient medicine began because of my own search for healing. I was a client at an alcohol and drug treatment center for women and their babies, and one of the services offered was acupuncture.
Wellness

Battling Withdrawal with Holistic Practices

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , 40 to 60 percent of those suffering from a substance misuse problem relapse after completing treatment. One reason why: difficulty coping with withdrawal symptoms.
Drug Addiction

Is "Going Cold Turkey" Safe When You Are Struggling with Alcoholism?

Addicted people unwilling to go to a treatment center may decide to go cold turkey. Painful withdrawal symptoms make this an unadvisable and almost impossible feat. Learn what to do instead.