Inpatient and Outpatient Alcohol Treatment Programs in the Bay Area

Alcohol is something socially accepted and available everywhere. Maybe for this reason, it’s one of the most abused substances in the U.S. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s even glamorized or encouraged through media. For this reason, many people don’t fully understand the danger that comes along with alcohol abuse. Summit Estate Recovery Center offers inpatient and outpatient…

Heroin And Opioids Continue To Be A Runaway Problem In Northern California

Heroin and opioid addiction continues to be a growing problem around the globe. Prescription pain relievers are incredibly addictive, damaging lives and increasing overdose death tolls in nearly every state. Opiate and heroin abuse affects the welfare of all societies, including Northern California. The problem in California has reached an all-time high due to low…

America’s Surprising History With (What Are Now) Illegal Drugs

Mind-altering drugs have played a role in recorded history for thousands of years. Pain relief, treatment of illnesses, spiritual experiences and expanding one’s consciousness have all been cited as reasons for experimentation with well-known potent substances. Medical necessity has driven such experimentation, as has simple curiosity, for millennia. The United States has been embroiled in…

When Prescription Drug And Heroin Addiction Hits Close To Home In The Bay Area

With the recent news that Prince’s death was due to the prescription painkiller Fentanyl, increasing light is being shed on America’s growing epidemic of prescription painkiller and heroin addiction. Individuals from all walks of life are becoming addicted to these powerful drugs and even suffering from lethal overdoses. Just how widespread is the problem with…

What Are Dissociative Drugs And How Does Treatment Work?

Dissociative drugs, such as PCP (Phencyclidine), DXM (Dextromethorphan), Ketamine and LSD, are a class of hallucinogenic drugs that alter user’s perceptions of sight and sound. They also produce feelings of detachment or dissociation from one’s environment or self. Some types of dissociative drugs can be found in over-the-counter cold and cough medicines, others are prescribed…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding Drug Rehabilitation and Recovery in the U.S.

Drugs remain a pervasive issue, affecting nearly all aspects of modern life—health, culture, economy, and society—but the growing rehab and recovery options give us the power and hope to fight back against addiction. Share This Infographic On Your Site <p><a href=//drugalcoholrehab.summitestate.com/blog/infographic-understanding-drug-rehabilitation-and-recovery-in-the-u.s.’><img src= ‘//cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/345328/file-2198192898-jpg/Summit_Estate_Graphic.jpg’ alt=Understanding Drug Rehabilitation and Recovery in the U.S. width=”  border=’0′ /></a></p><p>Provided by:…