Find A Psychiatrist: Dealing With Substance Abuse

  The primary goal of the California Certification Board is to promote mental health. The organization also aims to prevent substance abuse, especially to the younger generation. The proliferation of drugs and other prohibited substances is a pressing issue that the community must immediately address to. There have been reported cases of crimes wherein the […]

What Happens To Children Of Cocaine-Addicted Mothers?

  A study by Doctors of Philosophy Barry Lester and Linda Lagasse titled “Children of Addicted Women” was published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information or NCBI website. It had 191 reference articles, books, or publications, and thousands upon thousands of valuable words on the issue. The bottom line is that their study explains […]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

  What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Prenatal drug exposure can lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. It is a disorder with three classifications – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or FAS, Fetal Alcohol Effects, and Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder. The most severe complication in the spectrum is FAS.     Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or FASD manifests […]

Importance Of Support System To People Battling With Addiction

Recovering from substance abuse is a daunting task for people battling addiction. Addiction recovery does not end with leaving rehabilitation centers. More importantly, recovery must continue outside of recovery centers. Thus, people must have a support system which can help them to achieve complete recovery. A recovering person’s support system is not necessarily composed of […]