Addiction Blog

The Muse Blog is a resource for all things related to substance abuse, treatment and mental health: The goal being to increase awareness and available information for the community effected by addiction. Our blog is designed and organized to educate those looking to learn more about the effects of various drugs and potential treatment options, for yourself or loved ones. At Muse we strongly believe that knowledge is the first step towards a life free from addiction and our blog is the product of that belief.

September 7, 2018

How to Cope as a Spouse of an Addict

Supporting your spouse or partner through their addiction recovery can be difficult, it’s important to focus on yourself as well. Here are some tips to help navigate your relationship with someone dealing with substance abuse. Every year, the US spends $700 billion on drug abuse through healthcare costs, legal costs, criminal justice costs, lost work […]

August 28, 2018

Opioid vs. Opiate: What’s the Difference?

How do the properties of opioids compare to opiates?  Keep reading to learn more about opioids vs. opiates and the difference between these two highly addictive substances. 80% of those who use Heroin were first on prescription opioids. Though Heroin is an opiate, it has no medicinal value. This is one reason it is illegal. […]

August 23, 2018

How to Recognize Early Warning Signs of Addiction

If you don’t know what you’re looking for, the warning signs of drug and/or alcohol addiction can be easy to miss. To make sure nothing goes over your head, keep reading this guide to learn more about how to recognize early warning signs of an addict. It’s often said that the first step on the […]

August 20, 2018

The Role Stress Plays in Addiction Relapse

Though many people in recovery don’t realize it, stress plays a huge role in a drug or alcohol relapse. Take a look at this article to learn more about how stress can effect a relapsing addiction and what to do about it. One of the biggest challenges after rehab is relapsing. This is because all […]

August 10, 2018

The Link Between Addiction And Bipolar Disorder

It isn’t uncommon for people with bipolar disorder to struggle with substance abuse. Here’s what we know about the connection between bipolar disorder and addiction. Bipolar disorder can be difficult to diagnose on its own. When paired with substance abuse, it can become a hotbed of issues, misunderstandings, and incorrect treatment. When the correct diagnosis […]

August 2, 2018

Meth Withdrawal Timeline and Tips

Coping with Methampthetamine (aka Crystal Meth) withdrawal symptoms can be difficult to tackle. Here you’ll find a rough methamphetamine withdrawal timeline along with tips to help manage the process. Meth withdrawal can be an extremely difficult process, regardless of how often you may have used. Of all regular meth users trying to come clean, a […]

July 18, 2018

Am I Addicted To Medicine I’m Prescribed?

Having a prescription from a doctor doesn’t mean that you’re not abusing medicine. Here are some unmistakable signs that you may be addicted to medicines you’re prescribed… Out of the 325,719,000 people living in the United States, over 45 million will struggle with addiction issues according to the surgeon general. Of those 45 million, only […]

July 16, 2018

Six Tips For Having An Amazing Sober Vacation

Staying sober on vacation can seem tough, but with the right attitude it can be just what you need. Here are our tips on how to have an awesome sober vacation. Are you dreaming of white beaches but trying to do so without imagining margaritas, too? If you’ve recently committed to sobriety, the idea of […]

Los Angeles Drug Rehab, Alcohol Treatment Center, Muse

Get Instant Access To Your Brochure

Learn More On How You Can Get The Treatment Your Deserve!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Los Angeles Drug Rehab, Alcohol Treatment Center, Muse

Get Instant Access To Your Brochure

Learn More On How You Can Get The Treatment Your Deserve!

You have Successfully Subscribed!