Tag - Getting Help Is Crucial

Cocaine’s Effects On The Brain

Alcohol Withdrawal Can Cause Seizures

During acute alcohol withdrawal, a person risks suffering from seizures. These are often characterized by muscle spasms, uncontrollable twitching, and convulsions. Additionally, individuals can suffer from nausea, insomnia, delirium tremors, anxiety, and hallucinations. At the Crosby Clinic, we provide a safe environment at our rehabilitation facilities for individuals to deal with alcohol withdrawal under the supervision of medical professionals. What Is Alcohol Withdrawal? When a person drinks excessively, they develop a dependency for it. This is characterized by extreme cravings, a tolerance leading to higher [...]

Understanding Physical Dependence And Addiction

When it comes to drug use, it can take control of a person in two ways: it can create dependence for the substance or it can create an addiction. These two share numerous similarities, yet they are both different from one another. At the Crosby Clinic, we help patients overcome their substance use problems in drug rehab no matter how it has taken over their lives. It is important for people to understand both dependence and addiction clearly. What Is [...]

Dealing With Denial Before Recovery

When you take into consideration the challenges that lie ahead with drug rehab and recovery, it can be quite difficult to influence a loved one to get the substance abuse help they need. In many cases, addicts will fight their family and loved ones every step of the process and deny that they have a substance abuse problem. At the Crosby Clinic, we often encounter families that have stubborn family members unable to see what their addictions are doing [...]