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Different Ways to Soothe People with PTSD

Different Ways to Soothe People Who Suffer From PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after someone witnesses or is involved in traumatic events. Afterward, they relive those negative experiences and fear that they’ll reoccur. The condition can put a strain on relationships, because it makes sufferers hypervigilant, distrustful, and anxious.  Fortunately, you can help your loved one cope with their PTSD symptoms as well…



Creative Care is there to help people who are dealing with substance abuse and addiction. In order to beat these addictions, they first have to undergo a period of detox. There are different methods to achieve these, and choosing the right one is absolutely vital to the success of beating the addiction. We look at…

K2 and Spice Addiction

K2 and Spice are herbal mixtures that try to mimic the effects of cannabis. They are marketed as being safe, because they are legal. Spice is known under many different names, but they are all essentially the same product. They are a herbal mixture, made up mainly of various shredded plants, to which various chemicals…

meth detox

Signs and Symptoms of Meth Detox and Withdrawal

We know from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health that some 12 million people in our country have tried meth at some point in their lives. Furthermore, there are currently some 4 million meth addicts. Most worryingly, most meth users are young adults and students. They often turn to meth detox centers in…

Meth Detox

Methamphetamine is a chemical derived from amphetamine. It was first synthesized in 1919 in Japan. Both were used as bronchial inhalers and nasal decongestants. It was later discovered that they also work to treat obesity. Meth is a very strong stimulant that works on the central nervous system. As a drug, it is snorted, ingested,…