Nicotine Addiction in the Workplace

Nicotine Addiction in the Workplace: Quit Smoking and Boost Your Career If you’re a smoker, you know that it’s gotten harder to smoke outside your home—especially at work. But did you know that your smoking habit can actually harm your career? It’s true.  In the United States, approximately 80% of the population lives in an…

Getting Off the “Oxy Express”

Getting Off the “Oxy Express”: Why Florida Is America’s Prescription Drug Abuse Capital They call it the “Oxy Express,” but most people know it as I-75, the Florida artery that has become the route of a pilgrimage for prescription drug addicts and their suppliers from all over the United States. Road trips to Florida have…

Crystal Meth and Gay Men

Crystal Meth and Gay Men: Recovery Is Possible with Archstone Recovery If you take part in the gay party scene, especially if you’re a gay man, you’ve probably been asked to “PNP”—party and play. Partying, of course, means tweaking out of your mind on crystal meth (also known as methamphetamine, tweak, crank, glass, ice, or…

Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Your Brain

Understanding Nicotine Addiction and Your Brain: Quit Smoking Now with Archstone Recovery Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to quit smoking cigarettes? Believe it or not, nicotine—the addictive ingredient in tobacco—is one of the most addictive drugs out there. To know why, it helps to understand how nicotine addiction affects the human brain.…

The Twelve-Step Approach to Alcoholism: Get Help for Problem Drinking with Archstone Recovery

The Twelve-Step Approach to Alcoholism: Get Help for Problem Drinking with Archstone Recovery – Archstone Behavioral Health If you are struggling with alcohol abuse, it is essential to know many different treatment options available. The first step in overcoming alcoholism is to admit you have a problem and need help. The Twelve-Step Approach outlines the…

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs in Florida (FL)

The Road to Recovery: Extended Care Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs The first few months of recovery are the most difficult—and the most fragile—time. For many addicts, inpatient treatment goes quickly—it’s difficult and intense, and everything is changing very quickly. Many people who picture rehab think that this is the hardest part, or that this…