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Talking With Your Teens About Drugs

Talking With Your Teens About Drugs

Teens are far more intuitive than we give them credit for. They have a heightened awareness of their thoughts and feelings. This awareness, combined with their rational, emotional, and cognitive capacity, can make it easier for your teens to understand how various things will impact their lives. When it comes to discussing drugs with your teen, having these qualities makes the process easier. At the Crosby Clinic, we help families in drug rehab grow together and understand addiction and [...]

Benzodiazepine Detox Process

Benzodiazepines Detox Process

Benzodiazepines are a type of medication that is often prescribed to treat individuals with panic disorders and epilepsy. There are over fifteen types of Benzodiazepines prescribed to treat patients suffering from an array of health problems. Unfortunately, this medication is commonly abused. At the Crosby Clinic, we help patients combat their Benzodiazepines through detox and drug rehab. Continual abuse of this medication can have prolonged health complications, which is why it is imperative for anyone battling this substance addiction [...]

Benzodiazepines And Your Brain

Benzodiazepines And Your Brain

Over 40 million individuals across the United States face some sort of anxiety disorder. Individuals can begin showing symptoms of lifelong anxiety disorders or paranoia as early as age 6. With so many individuals facing these problems, the use of Benzodiazepines has skyrocketed. At the Crosby Clinic, we offer patients dual diagnosis treatment programs that combat addiction while addressing underlying mental health conditions. What Are Benzodiazepines Used For? Individuals suffering from stress and anxiety, panic disorders, and seizures are often prescribed [...]

Dreaming Of Drugs In Recovery

Dreaming Of Drugs In Recovery

At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize the unique challenges every patient in drug rehab faces on a daily basis. A person in recovery has experienced endless turmoil along the way. Obtaining sobriety can be quite challenging. Once a person finds it, they will want to go to all ends to protect it. For someone newly recovered, as well as individuals maintaining long-term sobriety, the possibility of relapse is always on the back on their mind. Dreaming Of Substance Use It is [...]

The Heroin Detox Process

The Heroin Detox Process

Over 435,000 individuals across the United States actively engaged in heroin abuse. Although the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is unable to determine how many active users are addicted to the substance, it is safe to assume that the majority of these users are. At the Crosby Clinic, we have numerous patients in our heroin treatment program battling the grasps of this horrific substance. Given the increasing number of heroin users across our country, it is imperative [...]

Understanding Alcohol Addiction

Understanding Alcohol Addiction

Millions of Americans are suffering from alcohol addiction. Not only does alcohol consumption place a person at an increased risk of suffering life-threatening health complications, but they often compromise their relationships, careers, and educational journeys to continue the abuse. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a person is suffering from alcohol use disorder when they continue to drink regardless of the distress or harm it causes. At the Crosby Clinic, we offer profound alcohol treatment [...]

Tourette’s Syndrome And Addiction: Co-Occurring Illnesses

Tourette’s Syndrome And Addiction: Co-Occurring Illnesses

Over 300,000 individuals suffer from Tourette’s syndrome across the United States. This condition can have a devastating impact on a person’s physical and social development. At the Crosby Clinic, we recognize how individuals suffering from this condition can turn to substance abuse as a coping mechanism. Unfortunately, going without substance abuse help places sufferers at an increased risk of experiencing life-threatening complications. What Is Tourette’s Syndrome? Tourette’s syndrome is a neurological disorder that typically impacts individuals during childhood and teen years. [...]

Cocaine And Alcohol: A Deadly Mix

Cocaine And Alcohol: A Deadly Mix

A lot of people begin drinking alcohol to engage socially with others. For some, drinking excessively can lead them toward making poor choices, like mixing alcohol with other substances. At the Crosby Clinic, we encounter patients in our treatment programs that engage in mixing alcohol with cocaine to increase the effects of both substances. Combining alcohol with cocaine is very dangerous. Cocaine Use Is Hazardous In Itself Cocaine is a very harmful substance. This stimulant drug combines several dangerous and potent [...]

Alcohol Detox

Alcohol Detox

Recovering from alcohol addiction is a challenging process. One of the first steps, and considered the most difficult, is detox. Trying to detox on your own at home can be extremely difficult. When a person goes through detox, they often experience severe symptoms of withdrawal, which can be extremely dangerous. We often recommend that individuals going through alcohol detox do so under medical supervision. At the Crosby Clinic, we offer a medically assisted detox program that helps patients go [...]

Substance Abuse And Postpartum Depression

Substance Abuse And Postpartum Depression

During the first year after childbirth, many women experience postpartum depression. The symptoms of this condition are typically mild and short-lived. Unfortunately, some women continue to experience the postpartum symptoms for several weeks to months. Individuals experiencing prolonged postpartum depression are at an increased risk of substance abuse. At the Crosby Clinic, we help numerous patients combat mental health conditions and substance use disorders through our dual diagnosis treatment programs. It is imperative for anyone suffering to know what [...]