Around 1 in 50 American adults deal with bipolar disorder at some time in their lives. More than 80% of those cases could be considered severe. Formerly known as manic depression, this condition is typified by extreme changes in behavior, mood, energy levels, cognitive function and judgment. These sudden, polarizing shifts can make it difficult […]
Nobody takes methamphetamine (commonly referred to as crystal, speed or meth) with the intention of becoming an addict. The first time the powerful stimulant hits your brain, it sets off a chain reaction in the reward circuit. You’re flooded with a sense of euphoria and happiness. The second time is still a rush, but it’s […]
Summer is coming soon and that means lots of opportunities for fun social activities. Unfortunately, this time of year may also conjure up memories of the good ol’ days, as many summer events and activities may include alcohol. These fond memories tend to downplay or ignore the negative aspects of your addiction altogether. With that […]
Design for Change Recovery Services has been providing quality 12-step holistic care using therapies in addiction science and advances in recovery theory that have proven effective and have changed the lives of thousands of drug addicts and alcoholics. Our treatment programs have proven effective for marijuana rehab and oxycontin rehab treatment as well as more traditional alcohol and drug rehab.