Posts from February, 2016

The Significance of the Stigma of Addiction

Stigma : a mark of disgrace or infamy; a stain or reproach, as on one's reputation.

Sunrise Detox's "Detox With Dignity" does more than detox our clients' bodies. We help dispell the shadow of the common stigmas of addiction.

Understanding Addiction : Bad Habits and Brain Chemistry

Researchers are proving that memories of substance use and addiction can help sustain addiction.

New research shows that humans have a memory associated with the brain chemistry associated with deeply-rooted addiction, such as addiction to heroin and other fast-acting drugs. Even remembering past substance use can trigger rewards within the brain chemistry, supporting continued addiction.