Getting Help

Getting help for you or a loved one that is abusing Adderall.

Will My Stay in Rehab Really be Confidential?

Will My Stay in Rehab Really be Confidential?

When you go into treatment for Adderall addiction, one major concern is often whether or not what you disclose will really be confidential. Your privacy is understandably a major concern when entering treatment for your substance abuse. Confidentiality when you enter therapy is one of the main reasons why therapy works. It is within a private context that patients feel comfortable enough to...

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Who Can I Talk to If I Don’t Trust My Family?

Who Can I Talk to If I Don’t Trust My Family?

If you are struggling with an addiction to Adderall or other substance, the relationships within your family may have been fractured. You may even have family members who are addicts as well but are not in recovery. It is completely normal to feel overwhelmed, frustrated and alone if this describes your situation. The key is to create a different support network to help aid you in recovery. What...

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What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much

What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much

You’ve been using drugs for a while now. Not all the time, but you find yourself getting high more often than you are comfortable with. Instead of pursuing past hobbies or interests, you now spend your time getting high. You might even be mixing pills and alcohol together. Your loved ones may or may not know about your drug use. You may find yourself withdrawing from others and spending more...

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The Role Counseling Plays in Your Recovery

The Role Counseling Plays in Your Recovery

When you are in recovery for addiction to drugs like Adderall, there will be times when talking with a counselor is your primary form of treatment. This is called talk therapy or psychotherapy and has been proven to be very beneficial for those who struggle with addiction. In many ways, a counselor is the leader in your recovery by establishing that you receive the best treatment for your...

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How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

When in recovery for addiction to drugs like Adderall, you likely attend a support group such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. You likely meet at the same place and time each week. In many cases, you even see the same faces each week. You may share in the support group or just attend and listen to others talk. Whatever the case, it is essential that you build friendships with...

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How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

When you go into treatment for substance abuse like to Adderall, one of the first steps taken is to detox. This is the process of getting rid of toxic or unhealthy substances within your body. It is completely normal to be a bit nervous as you may have heard some stories about how rough it can be to go through the process. Don’t make assumptions—one of the best things you can do is talk to...

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Dealing with Relational Heartbreak in Recovery

Dealing with Relational Heartbreak in Recovery

When in recovery, at some point you will likely experience the pain that comes from the loss of a family member or romantic relationship. Whether it is divorce or the loss of a loved one, these things happen during the course of a lifetime. When this happens, the sense of loss will be incredible and may even feel unbearable. This can easily lead to relapse. According to Psychology Today, when...

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Reviewing DBT

Reviewing DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of counseling that combines therapeutic elements from two different areas, mental health treatment from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and mindfulness exercises from ancient Buddhist practices. (While not religious in nature, DBT recognizes certain psychological benefits of meditation that has long been associated with spiritual care.) By combining...

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How to Tell Your Coworkers Where You Were During Rehab

How to Tell Your Coworkers Where You Were During Rehab

You have been away at rehab for addiction to drugs like Adderall for a month or two. Now it is time to go back to work and to go back into the normal activities of life. In the back of your mind you’ve been thinking about what other coworkers or even your boss might say about your absence. You know that many have likely wondered where you have been and what specifically is going on. Is it...

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Does It Matter What Qualifications My Therapist Has?

Does It Matter What Qualifications My Therapist Has?

Choosing a therapist can be a daunting process, but perhaps even more so when you must find a therapist for a specific issue, such as substance abuse. What do all of the letters before and after the therapist’s name mean? Which type of counselor is best suited to deal with your particular issues? Many individuals who need help are not even aware of what type of help they need, and trying to...

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