alcohol withdrawal symptoms timeline

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Timeline

Overcoming alcohol addiction may result in withdrawal symptoms. Here’s what you need to know about the alcohol withdrawal symptoms timeline. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the alcohol withdrawal symptoms timeline so you know what to expect. Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Timeline Addiction to alcohol can have detrimental effects on an individual’s life….

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signs of substance abuse

8 Signs of Substance Abuse

Substance abuse often leads to addiction, which often has a detrimental impact on various aspects of life. If you suspect you or a loved one may be abusing substances and developing an addiction, it’s important to address the problem sooner than later. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the common signs of…

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what is teletherapy

What is Teletherapy?

Often, technology advances more rapidly than do our approaches to effective treatment. While many therapists and medical practitioners have been promoting the benefits of telehealth treatment for some time, it is only during this current tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic that regulation boards are having to take a serious look at it as a viable…

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canabis

The Issues with Cannabis

Most treatment centers are taking a strongly anti-cannabis stand. Some even go so far as to ignore the research that shows different types of cannabis blends have different medical benefits. Because we at PCI are interested in science-informed treatment, we take a more neutral stance on cannabis. (Full disclosure: we encourage most if not all…

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hallucinogens

Hallucinogens/Psychedelics

The psychedelics (or Hallucinogens) are a class of drugs that have a profound cultural mythos. They are often associated with social rebellion of the 1960’s and 70’s, and, conversely, with “spiritual” personalities and religious figures across dozens of cultures. Most people have either an automatically positive or negative view of these types of drugs. In…

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what is iop

What is IOP?

Many of you have probably encountered the acronym IOP when searching for treatment or checking on treatment centers in your area. We would like to use this blog post to explain what IOP is, why it’s an important treatment option, and how it is supposed to serve people struggling with mental illness and addiction disorders….

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corona virus

Important Notice Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Medical: The treatment team at PCI deeply recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense challenges and has upended many facets of normal life, but uniquely impacts those suffering with addiction. Extreme measures such as social distancing and remaining homebound during this time can amplify feelings of loneliness and isolation, which can lead vulnerable people…

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wellness

A Case for Wellness

Why Wellness? Research has always shown that healthy relationships are the foundation of health and well-being. The problem is, we often struggle with relationships and other aspects of well-being, or wellness, in a way that results in mental health problems. Often, due to busy work lives or intense social obligations, we slowly begin neglecting our basic needs to…

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