a teen uses art therapy for addiction

How Effective Is Art Therapy?

Art therapy is a form of holistic therapy that uses art, music, dance, or other creative methods to help individuals through recovery. Art and music therapy are often used in substance abuse treatment, dual-diagnosis, and trauma treatment programs. According to an article by Lydia Aletraris available through the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the…

a woman handles some prescription drugs

Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

Both over-the-counter and prescription drugs are commonly abused. Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem in this country that can lead to addiction, overdoses, and life-changing effects. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2017, it’s estimated that around eighteen million people have misused medications within the last year. At Memphis…