Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax, also known as alprazolam, is a drug used to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders. Xanax is extremely addictive; anyone who uses Xanax is at risk of developing a chemical dependency. We know that alcohol use is one of the leading causes of death in Portland every year. Mixing Xanax and alcohol is absolutely…

Is Alcohol Hurting Your Relationship?

Is alcohol hurting your relationship? You may have discovered alcohol’s effects on family and the dynamic of your relationship in several areas, such as communication, intimacy, or daily responsibilities. Alcohol’s effects on family, friends, and partners can break down a relationship to the point where you may need professional help from an alcohol rehab center.…

Drinking and Social Media

If you think you might be drinking too much, you can always find someone on social media who drinks more than you do (or someone who posts more alcohol-related content than you do). This might make you feel better about your own choices instead of seeking alcohol addiction treatment. Social media helps us feel connected…

How to Live a Life in Recovery

Recovery is a critical part of any rehab experience. Additionally, it can be challenging for many people to experience rehab and recovery without help. As a result, it is essential to know how to live a life in recovery and form connections that support your sobriety and keep you away from drugs. The following guidelines…

MAT for Addiction Treatment

What is MAT for addiction treatment? Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a technique used by therapists to help people overcome opioid, heroin, or prescription painkiller addiction. It pays to understand more about the MAT program, its effectiveness, and how a doctor can tailor it to fit your addiction’s unique needs. Here at ALEF Reidsville, we’ve made…

3 Common Heroin Side Effects

Most people understand heroin causes physical short and long-term effects. For example, the dangerous drug may damage the heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs. Additionally, it leads to infectious diseases, collapsed veins, breathing problems, or worse, death. However, personal problems, tolerance, and addiction are all heroin side effects you need to be aware of as well.…