Does adderall lower your immune system

Does Adderall Lower Your Immune System?

Did you know that Adderall misuse can affect the immune system? If you or someone you care about is struggling with Adderall misuse, a prescription drug addiction treatment program may be worth considering. The immune system is a group of glands and organs that work together to protect the body against infection and illness. When…

a person holding pills realizes the signs of opioid addiction

Signs of Opioid Addiction

Many people think that addiction happens due to someone being careless with the consumption of substances that are known to have a risk of addiction, as though it is basic irresponsibility. Unfortunately, some circumstances can throw a typically sober person into an addiction, such as surgery forcing a person to take pain pills for a…

a pile of pills represents the signs of prescription drug abuse

Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription medication is supposed to help get you well when your mind or body isn’t behaving. That is what we are taught. That is when they are taken as directed by the prescribing doctor. This is true for most medications. However, there are some that doctors prescribe that can be dangerous and even lead to…

How Drugs and Alcohol Can Cause a Compromised Immune System

How Drugs and Alcohol Can Cause a Compromised Immune System

COVID-19 is here. Anyone with a compromised immune system is at a higher risk of developing complications from the disease. There’s a lot of concern for elderly individuals who often have weaker immune systems and co-occurring medical conditions. However, those who use drugs or alcohol may have a compromised immune system as well. At Rockland…

A man at a partial hospitalization program or php in massachusetts considers substance abuse treatment in massachusetts as he looks out the window

Signs You Need a Partial Hospitalization Program for Substance Abuse

There are many options for selecting the most sensible service for your stage in the recovery process. A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a mental health treatment program designed for clients to go to a treatment center several days each week but return home at the end of the day. A PHP is appropriate for…