Adderall is a stimulant medication well-known for its role in the treatment of childhood and adult ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Unfortunately, this medication is increasingly abused by teenagers and adults, both inside and outside the context of ADHD treatment.
At Footprints BHC we don't believe in set programs. Each addiction and each journey of sobriety is unique. Your past, your level of misuse, and your current situation all define your journey and need to be considered when planning your recovery.
Detoxification (detox) is a crucial first step in ending the vicious cycle of drug abuse and drug addiction. During this critical process, you need all the help you can get to cope with the mental and physical effects of withdrawal from drugs or prescription medications.
Heroin is well-known for its ability to produce serious problems with opioid addiction and trigger potentially fatal overdoses. No matter their background or current station in life, all consumers of this drug have a vital interest in halting their heroin intake and establishing a substance-free lifestyle.
Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant capable of creating deeply seated problems with abuse and addiction. Without proper treatment, people addicted to the drug can eventually develop physical and emotional/psychological health complications that last for a lifetime.
Tens of millions of people suffering from anxiety or panic disorders are given prescriptions for Xanax (or its generic equivalent, alprazolam) each and every year. These drugs often have an immediate impact, and because they do such a good job of stopping anxiety symptoms users often take more of the drug than they should.
At Footprints BHC, we offer a full spectrum of drug detox and alcohol recovery services to our clients. Just like no two individuals are the same, their individual recovery process is not necessarily the same either.
Post-traumatic stress disorder locks you into unhealthy and unpleasant emotional states from which you cannot fully recover. The traumatic events responsible for PTSD are your constant companion, invading your dreams and disrupting your daily life in frightening and unexpected ways.
The intensity and depth of OCD can vary significantly from person to person. In its most serious form OCD inflicts misery on its victims; if they try to ignore their urges the anguish they feel can be absolutely overwhelming.
Eating disorders are defined by three primary characteristics: unhealthy or unnatural dietary practices, an intense preoccupation with weight and physical appearance, and an inability to control food consumption behavior.
Drug and alcohol abuse bring chaos and uncertainty to the lives of the abusers, along with their entire families. The situation is only compounded when an addict also suffers from bipolar disorder, a form of mental illness that is disturbingly common among people with substance abuse issues.
While ADHD is primarily diagnosed in children, the disorder does not automatically disappear once a victim reaches a certain age. In fact the symptoms of six out of 10 ADHD sufferers will continue into adulthood, and in some instances ADHD will only be uncovered in later years after not being diagnosed earlier.
Drug and alcohol abuse are associated with a number of mental health disorders, and vice versa. When both manifest in the same person it is tempting to inquire about cause and effect: does substance abuse cause mental illness, or does mental illness cause substance abuse?