Drugs and Body

How Drugs Affect The Body

Untreated addiction and risky use of drugs causes or contributes to more than 70 conditions requiring medical treatment, according to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. And the effects of drug abuse are responsible for 20 percent of deaths in the United States. These are no small numbers, representing no…

Foundations of Holistic Therapy

Holistic Addiction Treatment: What Is It? Can It Help?

When someone needs help with substance abuse, it is rarely the sole issue. Often, underlying mental illness or emotional issues can compound problems. Because of this, treating addiction alone can often be unsuccessful. Holistic therapy works by treating the entire person and teaching the life skills to cope and thrive independently. What is Holistic Therapy?…