Can Alcoholism Cause Depression?

Can Alcoholism Cause Depression?

Alcoholism is one of the most prevalent forms of addiction in the United States. According to some studies, one out of every eight Americans could drink enough to be considered an alcoholic. Binge drinking is especially problematic in the U.S. and disproportionately affects adolescents and young adults. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Is Detox Necessary For Opioid Addiction Treatment?

Is Detox Necessary For Opioid Addiction Treatment?

If you or someone you love is addicted to opioids, you may have started thinking about the different treatment options out there. While the most popular programs include inpatient and outpatient treatment, there are also detox programs available for opioid addicts, which begs the question, is detox necessary before starting opioid treatment?  To answer this…