In case you haven’t heard yet, Adderall and alcohol don’t mix. We realize that alcohol is a depressant and Adderall is a stimulant, so it might seem like mixing the two will cancel one another out. Unfortunately, the results can be much more dangerous. Taking the two together can actually cause a wide range of health problems. Adderall, often prescribed for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), can hinder an individual’s ability to determine if they are too tired or too intoxicated. As a result, they drink more because they are unable to rely on the internal cues we all have to […]
The cost of drug and alcohol rehab can be high, and if you opt for a high-end addiction treatment center to ensure that you have access to everything you need during your recovery, you can end up with a hefty bill. Health insurance may cover part of the costs, and you can always get financing to cover the rest, but when it comes to tax time, can you recoup any of the costs? Ways to Claim Rehab on Your Tax Return As of right now, there are ways to claim the cost of drug and alcohol rehab on your tax […]
There are a number of different warning signs that can let you know that alcoholism has become a serious problem for you. It’s not always easy to see it for yourself when you’re actively living with addiction, but if the following signs describe your experience and you drink heavily or often, then alcoholism may be a problem for you. If you are struggling with alcoholism, help is just a phone call away. Here at The Canyon, we can help you get the treatment you need to change your life. Alcoholism Warning Sign #1: Lying About How Much You Drink […]
Alcohol addiction is a process that begins before the first drink and often ends in death. The seven stages of alcohol addiction development can be subverted at any time with alcohol rehab and addiction treatment. Don’t let your alcohol addiction get to a crisis point before you call. Alcohol Addiction Stage 1: Abstinence Yes, alcohol addiction can begin well before you take your first drink. If you have a genetic predisposition to develop addiction or if you have attitudes and perceptions consistent with what addicts typically exhibit, your alcohol addiction can start before you begin drinking. Alcohol Addiction Stage 2: […]
You and your friends may joke about all the stuff you did last night while getting drunk that you didn’t remember. But memory problems associated with alcohol use are no laughing matter. It’s a sign of damage within the brain. Look closer at this often minimized symptom of alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction.