Casual drug use

Can Addicts Return to Casual Use?

Returning to sobriety is a major achievement for men and women once considered “addicts.” But the celebration can end quickly if you stop doing the work necessary to remain abstinent. Many drug and alcohol rehabs have re-admitted individuals who completed treatment only to return to casual substance use. The reason this happens is tied to how addiction…

Man experiencing long-term effects of Vicodin abuse

Long-Term Effects of Vicodin Abuse

Our Vicodin addiction treatment program in San Antonio, TX, treats patients suffering from the long-term effects of Vicodin abuse. As you probably know, Vicodin is an opioid painkiller. Opioids produce morphine-like effects and are primarily used for pain relief, including anesthesia. Vicodin combines a narcotic pain reliever (hydrocodone) with acetaminophen, a non-opioid pain reliever available…