Mixing Adderall and Alcohol More Popular, Still Dangerous

Mixing Adderall and Alcohol More Popular, Still Dangerous

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 […]

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Costs May be Tax Deductible

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Costs May be Tax Deductible

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 […]

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Drug Addiction Profiled on Deadliest Catch

The reality show Deadliest Catch follows a few different privately owned fishing boats in the Bering Sea, chronicling the hard labor that comes with the job and the personal stories of many of the fishermen as well as the boats’ captains. One thing that the show doesn’t do is address the drug addiction that is rampant among fishermen – until now. Drug Addiction and Deadliest Catch It’s not uncommon for fishermen to abuse crystal meth and other stimulants in order to stay awake for 36+ hours at a time during the most labor intensive parts of the trip or for […]

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What to Expect on Your First Day in Drug Rehab

Your first day in drug rehab can be nerve wracking. It’s the beginning of a lot of work and big changes in your life, changes that won’t always be comfortable even if they lead to great rewards later on down the road. You can expect to meet with medical and therapeutic professionals during the intake process, help someone go through your suitcase to make sure you have no contraband items, and have a little time to settle in. It’s pretty simple and stress-free. In fact, your first day should be one of the easiest you experience in drug rehab. Drug […]

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Prescription Drug Addiction Among Seniors

The senior population is the group most often prescribed controlled substances. About 17 percent of seniors over the age of 60 will be affected by prescription drug abuse according to one study, and another study says that 11 percent of women over the age of 59 are currently addicted to prescription drugs. Recognizing prescription drug addiction in seniors is tricky but hugely important. The health effects can be devastating and the money spent on unnecessary prescriptions crippling. If you or someone you love is over 60 and dealing with prescription drug addiction, call us at The Canyon for treatment. Senior […]

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