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January 13, 2021

An article by the NIH states that one reason people start using drugs is to feel good. One of the scariest things about opioids is that your doctor might prescribe them for a legitimate reason. Maybe you have chronic pain. Maybe you had an accident. Whatever it is, there are legitimate reasons to have an …

January 6, 2021

In 2015, over 15 million American adults had a problem with alcohol, including many celebrities. This number is not a surprise, as alcohol is the most abused substance in the United States. Alcohol is everywhere in the United States, which makes it incredibly easy to be abused. Because many people deal with addiction in the …

December 30, 2020

When someone you love has a heroin addiction, it can be hard to tell if they are on heroin. If you are aware of heroin abuse symptoms, then you may be able to save someone’s life. Although heroin is one of the most addictive drugs available, and no one intends on becoming addicted, people find …

December 26, 2020

The Answer To “How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?” Depends On The Type of Drug You Use If you are undergoing a drug test, you are likely wondering, “How long do drugs stay in your system?” The answer to this question varies depending upon the type of drug. For example, as the Substance …

December 23, 2020

If you are going away to college, it is often the first time you will be living away from home. You will need to steer clear of college drugs. Because you want to fit in, you might attempt to prove yourself when other peers are experimenting with drugs. Often college campuses offer a higher frequency …

December 16, 2020

Faith-Based Addiction Treatment Many people struggle with fighting addiction, but it can be easier to fight your addiction through faith-based addiction treatment. If you are religious, there are unique aspects of recovery that you do not realize. Abusing drugs and alcohol can affect your faith and religion. Because 76.5% of Americans identified as religious in …

December 14, 2020

Painkiller Addiction Among Suburban Housewives May Be On the Rise According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2 million Americans began abusing prescription painkillers in 2017, which means painkiller addiction among suburban housewives may be on the rise. Prescription painkillers like Vicodin and Percocet are safe for treating short-term pain, but people may abuse …

December 9, 2020

Binge Drinking Among College Students is a Risk Factor for Mental Health Issues and Suicide Unfortunately, binge drinking among college students is relatively common. According to the National Institutes of Health, a 2018 study found that 37% of college students had engaged in binge drinking within the previous month. The National Institutes of Health also …

December 7, 2020

Let’s talk about dating while not sober first. I have plenty of experience. I only had two relationships when I was sober. One was my first boyfriend in high school. The second is my current relationship. The span in between was relationship after relationship founded on alcohol or other drugs. As you probably know, you …

December 4, 2020

Xanax Abuse is a Growing Problem Xanax abuse is something to be concerned about, even though Xanax is a prescription medication. The truth is that Xanax is one of the most commonly-prescribed drugs in its class, according to the authors of a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. While Xanax does belong to a …

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