The Scientific Support for Treating Addiction with Holistic Remedies

The Scientific Support for Treating Addiction with Holistic Remedies

Holistic medicine (also known as complementary or integrative medicine) is more popular in the United States than ever before. Often, these techniques are used to improve focus, manage anxiety and restore spiritual wellness. But what about when it comes to substance abuse? Many recovery programs across the country advertise holistic treatment for drug and alcohol […]

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Something to Worry About: The Link Between Anxiety and Substance Abuse

Something to Worry About: The Link Between Anxiety and Substance Abuse

Did you know that roughly 18 percent of Americans suffer from some type of anxiety disorder? Some of the most common versions of this illness include acute stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and stress or anxiety related phobias. It is estimated that only a third of individuals struggling with anxiety actually seek medical […]

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‘Facing Addiction’ Hopes To Make A Positive Change in Anne Arundel County Addiction Problems

‘Facing Addiction’ Hopes To Make A Positive Change in Anne Arundel County Addiction Problems

The opioid epidemic has hit Anne Arundel County particularly hard, affecting every demographic. Drug overdoses are now responsible for far more deaths in Maryland than homicides and auto accidents. While officials are working to combat the epidemic, coordinating resources has proved difficult. Often the task is beyond the capabilities of local government. Facing Addiction, a national […]

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Maryland’s Best 4th of July Celebrations

Maryland’s Best 4th of July Celebrations

We celebrate the 4th of July as a time to remember when we gained our independence as a nation. For many, it is also a time to remember when they gained independence from addiction. Either way, celebrating this holiday can be difficult for those in recovery because there are temptations and triggers everywhere. Maryland Recovery […]

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Maryland Deaths Attributed to Dangerous Elephant Tranquilizer Carfentanil

Maryland Deaths Attributed to Dangerous Elephant Tranquilizer Carfentanil

In Maryland and across the United States, health professionals and police are dealing with an uptick in the number of overdose cases due to carfentanil, a synthetic opioid some dealers are lacing into the heroin they sell to addicts. Already linked with several fatalities in Maryland counties, police expect more carfentanil deaths to be forthcoming. […]

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