Understanding Physical Dependence

Understanding Physical Dependence

Physical dependence, addiction, drug abuse–these terms are often used interchangeably. But they aren’t the same. Drug abuse is the act of misusing a substance. Addiction is a series of harmful behaviors you develop around something that you feel compelled to continue. But being physically dependent? That’s about biology and what substances do in your body…

What is an Enabler

What Is an Enabler?

If you have a loved one with a substance use disorder, you should avoid becoming an enabler or promoting codependency in your relationship. Codependent relationships include an imbalance where an enabler provides support for self-destructive behavior. Breaking this cycle sets the tone for a healthier relationship and can help your loved one avoid returning to…

veteran substance abuse

Veterans and Substance Abuse

Most of us will never know the pain soldiers carry, but PTSD is complicated. Some veterans don’t want to live in the past. Others suffer out of respect for their fallen comrades. If you are concerned that unresolved trauma might be affecting your life, self-worth, temper, substance abuse, relationships, or conflict resolution skills in ways…

marijuana and young adults

Marijuana and Young Adults

While some people are able to use marijuana without consequences, people with unresolved trauma and particular life circumstances cannot use marijuana without moving onto more dangerous drugs as their tolerance builds. Marijuana is a trigger for people who are addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and many other drugs. Marijuana makes people more likely to relapse…

opioid abuse

Opioid Abuse in California

The opioid crisis has impacted so many people throughout the country. If it’s affecting you, then it’s essential that you have access to the care you need for opioid abuse treatment. At Solution Based Treatment, we offer detox and opioid addiction rehabilitation services to our clients; call us at 833.999.1941 to get started. What Is the…

alcohol withdrawal

Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 360 million people worldwide have alcohol use disorder, which means they will go through alcohol withdrawal if they stop drinking. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening, which is why it’s best if you enter into a supervised detox program offered by Solution Based Treatment & Detox in Murrieta,…