January 18, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About Stimulants

A stimulant drug is so-called because it “stimulates” the central nervous system, causing body functions to speed up and energy levels to rise. Medically, stimulants are most commonly used in ADHD treatment because, in carefully measured doses, they improve concentration and reduce restlessness. They also reduce appetite, which can...

January 31, 2020

Novel Target for Treating Stimulant Use Disorders

Research is essential for advancements in addiction treatment therapies. Scientists are the people who develop medications to help treat alcohol and substance use disorders. Research teams study and develop novel therapies that lead to the adoption of evidence-based treatment modalities.However, while there are effective treatments available for all who...

August 9, 2019

Couple’s Recovery Inspires Others

Recent reports indicate that methamphetamine use is surging in California and other areas of the country. The Golden State's proximity to the Mexican border means that a large amount of meth finds its way into the hands of Californians. If you have been reading the news about today's meth,...