Substance abuse assessment

What to Expect During a Substance Abuse Assessment

A substance abuse assessment gives therapists an effective tool for determining the severity of a person’s addiction and finding them the appropriate level of care to address their needs. Unfortunately, there is no cure for addiction. However, there are several evidence-based behavioral therapy programs that give clients the tools they need to manage their symptoms…

woman struggling with salvia drug abuse

Salvia Drug Abuse

Some consider Salvia (Salvia divinorum) a safe, herbal high. Experts on the subject, however, warn of its deadly potential. Statistics on salvia abuse clearly back up their concern:In 2010, the National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information reported that there were more than 2,800 visits to U.S. emergency rooms related to Salvia abuse.In 2011, the American…