People experiencing the benefits of women's rehab

5 Benefits of Women’s Rehab

When treating addiction, rehab specialists must consider all factors of a client’s experience. Part of this is determining whether or not they would benefit from a gender-specific rehab program. Some women may feel uncomfortable entering rehab with men, as people who experience substance use disorders and mental health conditions are often victims of domestic violence…

Person wondering, "Is cocaine a stimulant or depressant?"

Is Cocaine a Stimulant or Depressant?

Many different categories exist for classifying drugs. Two of the most common are stimulants and depressants. Is cocaine a stimulant or depressant? In Murrieta, California—and likely elsewhere, too—some drugs exist in more than one category. That is not the case for cocaine, as this drug is purely a stimulant. Understanding what it means for cocaine…

Person lying down and wondering, "Is marijuana a depressant?"

Is Marijuana a Depressant?

One of the most common inquiries regarding marijuana is related to what type of drug it is. Many people wonder, “Is marijuana a depressant?” Depressants are just one category of drugs, with the others being stimulants, opiates, and hallucinogens. People often begin with the question, “Is marijuana a depressant?” because marijuana user stereotypes fit the…

Person dealing with the effects of marijuana and depression

Is Marijuana Making My Depression Worse?

People often use marijuana to feel relaxed and achieve a mellow high. There are also some medically-valid uses for marijuana concerning pain management or chronic ailments. As a result, it may be tempting to think that marijuana use could benefit someone with depression. Beyond whether or not it could be helpful, marijuana is commonly used…