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The Science of Getting Drunk

Last Updated on March 19, 2018 by Inspire Malibu Based on the title of this page, “The Science of Getting Drunk,” we don’t want people to think we’re endorsing getting drunk. As an alcohol rehab treatment center, it’s our goal to make sure people don’t get drunk. But being a science and evidence based treatment […]


Effects of Hallucinogens and Their Impact

Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by Inspire Malibu Hallucinogens are basically synthetic or natural substances that upset the communication between the brain and central nervous system so as to disrupt an individual’s viewpoint of reality. Although not as widespread or publicized, hallucinogen abuse is a significant problem in the Unites States. Used for their […]


The Link Between Meth Addiction and Parkinson’s

Last Updated on September 3, 2015 by Inspire Malibu Scientists have identified a possible connection between Parkinson’s and the usage of methamphetamine.  According to the Science Daily report, a protein has been found that is not just integral to the process that leads to Parkinson’s disease but it could also play a part in causing the high […]


Dilaudid Addiction Treatment

Last Updated on September 3, 2015 by Inspire Malibu Dilaudid Addiction is an issue in the U.S. which is growing rapidly.  Scientifically speaking, Dilaudid is hydromorphone hydrochloride and is a part of the opioid class of prescription drugs. The term hydromorphone indicates that Dilaudid is a derivative of Morphine, which is made using the sap […]


Klonopin Addiction and its Dangers

Last Updated on September 3, 2015 by Inspire Malibu Klonopin is a strong muscle relaxer and anti-convulsant drug that is used by physicians to treat patients suffering from epilepsy and to help them relieve specific types of panic attacks. It is available in both a pill and a disintegrating tablet form and is normally taken […]


Does Antabuse Help Treat Chronic Alcoholism?

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Inspire Malibu Noticed in 1948 by coincidence by scholars at a drug firm in Denmark, Antabuse was invented to counteract parasitic contamination but the personnel who were examining it also discovered that they had dangerous effects when they drank alcohol. When an individual takes Antabuse regularly and if […]


Recognizing Drug Paraphernalia

Last Updated on April 13, 2020 by Inspire Malibu Many parents, teachers, and family members are often not aware of a loved one’s drug use or addiction even when the evidence of Paraphernalia is sitting right in front of them. Based on the type of drug used, the method of using the drug, and access […]


The Cost of Addiction

Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by Inspire Malibu The Infographic below, “Annual Cost of Addictions“, highlights not only drug addiction but gives us some statistics on other dangerous addictions such as alcohol, tobacco and fast food. Heroin is one of the most expensive addictions costing on average $10,030 a year.  These costs are not […]


Is Alcohol Detox Necessary? Take The Free Alcohol Test

Last Updated on June 19, 2019 by Inspire Malibu Alcoholism is a common problem in the United States, with roughly 15 million Americans reported to have an alcohol dependence or abuse disorder. Research reveals that alcohol adversely affects the body and disrupts many of the organ systems. Many people think alcohol only has an adverse […]