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How to Stop Psychological Dependence

One of the ways which addiction manifests is through psychological dependence. The term psychological dependence is often used to describe the mental and psychological responses to substance abuse. Often, these responses can leave an individual feeling helpless without substances rather than feeling physically ill. Psychological dependence can often lead to the development of co-occurring disorders,…

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3 Family Therapy Activities

Just as entire families can be negatively affected by an individual’s substance abuse problem, a person in recovery may find tremendous strength in the positive influences of their spouse, parents, siblings, intimate friends, partners, close relatives, and children. Family therapy offers an opportunity for each member of this community to explore their relationships with one…

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Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that enhances the brain’s ability to perceive pleasure. Once widely used by celebrities to indicate their status, we now better understand the genuine dangers of prolonged cocaine usage. If you or a loved one suffers from a cocaine use problem, help is available today. Contact Zelus Recovery’s drug detox…

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How Long Does Codeine Stay in Your System?

Successful opioid addiction treatment is not only about detox. In order to avoid relapse, the underlying causes must be thoroughly addressed and an effective plan put into place. At Zelus Recovery, we believe in treating the whole patient, not just the surface symptoms of substance abuse. Call our team today at 208.518.0797 or complete our…

What is Psychological Dependence

What Is Psychological Dependence?

All psychoactive substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, and opiates, have the potential to cause both physical and psychological addiction. But what is psychological dependence? Psychological dependence requires treatment but does not result in your body developing a physical dependency on your substance of choice. Both physical and psychological dependencies can cause withdrawal symptoms and require…

Signs of Marijuana Addiction Parents Should Know

Signs of Marijuana Addiction that Parents Should Know

For some people, marijuana is a harmless drug in comparison to others in use today. However, marijuana can present pressing issues that require a professional marijuana rehab center for help. It’s crucial to learn the signs of marijuana addiction to help a loved one because addiction is much easier to manage when caught early. Many…