Due to the way that substance abuse changes your brain, psychological treatments allow you to make positive changes that encourage your recovery goals.
When psychosis occurs as a result of drug intoxication or withdrawal, it presents complex challenges for family members. Getting help is the best way to cope.
A significant clue that could signal substance abuse is when your adolescent become apathetic. Teens that show signs who roots are grounded in apathy should be considered as potential drug and/or alcohol users.
Medically-managed detoxification involves your physician either tapering, or gradually reducing, your current dosage of medication to ease withdrawal symptoms.
Finding a way to turn off the effects of CREB in the nucleus accumbens may reset the brain’s reward pathway. This could be used to break the associations between drugs and reward in the person’s brain.