Is Inpatient Drug Rehabilitation More Effective?

One of the first questions about seeking treatment for addiction is what is the best option. Is inpatient drug rehabilitation more effective? Treatment for addiction offers a wide range of options. These options are typically narrowed into two categories: inpatient or outpatient treatment. The obvious difference is that inpatient treatment is in a residential program

Experiential Therapy

Experiential therapy is not the type of therapy where a person passively talks to a counselor during a therapy session (referred to as Talk Therapy). Experiential therapy involves actions such as role playing, imagery and many other action-oriented, hands-on activities. Hands-on activities are geared toward helping people get in touch with deep emotions, identify positive


Codependency is a concept that addresses the tendency for a person (the “codependent”) to be become controlled or manipulated by another person or group (the “controller”). Ironically, a codependent person will depend on the control of the other person. Often times the controller has an addiction or some other dysfunction(s) that the codependent person is

GHB Addiction Facts


GHB addiction occurs when a person uses GHB excessively for non-medical or recreational purposes. Until recently, GHB (Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid) was commonly used for medicinal purposes in cases of narcolepsy, cataplexy, insomnia, major depression, alcoholism and as a general anesthetic. Today it is generally only prescribed for the treatment of narcolepsy and alcoholism (rarely). The