join family night

Join Family Night – An Online Discussion Every Tuesday

As a part of ongoing efforts to support our community amid the outbreak of COVID-19, PCI is offering an open and interactive virtual discussion with Dr. Miriam Hamideh and Dr. Joshua Diamond to patients, friends, and family to provide helpful information and respond to any concerns. We will be discussing what measures PCI is taking…

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how to help someone with drug addiction and depression

How to Help Someone with Drug Addiction and Depression

A struggle with addiction and mental health disorder affects more than just the individual who is diagnosed. Friends and family members may feel continually stressed, guilty, or helpless while watching a loved one grow more distant and distressed. There may also be feelings of anger or frustration that this person will not change the negative…

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What are the Different Types of Addiction

What are the Different Types of Addiction?

What are the different types of addiction? An addiction is currently recognized as any activity that a person thinks about and engages to the point that it negatively affects other areas of life. In historical times, the term first referred to being a slave. It then evolved to describe the experience of being strongly attached…

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how to prevent relapse

How to Prevent Relapse and Stay Sober

Studies have consistently shown that around 50% of people who set out on the journey to sobriety will experience at least one incident of relapse. The occurrence is so common, that some substance abuse professionals are even considering that the concept of relapse should be included in addiction treatment. One of the tenets in Narcotics…

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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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