Category: Drug Abuse

symptoms of meth use
Symptoms that Someone is Using Meth

An illegal substance-abuse disorder is a condition that thrives under secrecy and isolation but can be overcome when it is brought into the light.  One of the first steps in helping a loved one or yourself recover from meth addiction is to recognize substance abuse.  Once meth use is addressed, you or your loved one can start […]

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The rise of heroin use in the U.S.
The Rise of Heroin Use in the U.S.

The U.S. is in the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic. More than 70,000 people have lost their lives since 1999 from heroin use alone. When you factor in deaths involving other opioids, that figure jumps to 700,000 lost lives. Heroin and opioid abuse are very much entwined–and in the U.S., that’s always been […]

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man struggling with opioid abuse
How to Tell if Someone is Abusing Opioids

Opioid abuse affects people from all walks of life, and someone you know or love may be struggling with this problem. In the beginning, it’s fairly easy for a person suffering from opioid abuse to cover up his or her dependency problem. Discovery Point Retreat’s three Texas locations can answer any questions you may have […]

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