Category: Drug Addiction

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09 October

There’s been a concerning rise in instances of marijuana being laced with other mind-altering substances. Much of the time, users do not know this when they buy the drug, which is worrisome as there are serious risk factors associated with using marijuana that’s been laced with other drugs, risk factors like overdose, even death. In […]

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04 October

Drug abuse harms the ecosystem. This harm is a researched and documented fact – though perhaps little known and surprising. There is increasing awareness in recent years on the deteriorating condition of our ecosystem and how it affects our quality of life. Thanks to the efforts of environmentalists, most people have been educated on the […]

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24 September

Are you one of the majority of families that still leave pills on countertops or in medicine cabinets? A new study from Johns Hopkins reveals that most parents still haven’t received the message that pills need to be locked up to keep them out of the wrong hands. This new survey asked 681 adults who had been […]

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26 August

Methamphetamine use has been on the rise for the past several years, and it’s becoming increasingly easy for people to get their hands on it, where they then can become addicted. And if you believe that methamphetamines aren’t as bad as some other drugs because you’ve heard that it’s even prescribed to treat disorders like ADHD, you’re wrong. […]

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09 August

There are few things that are more amazing than successfully completing a drug rehabilitation program. Addiction is one of the most devastating conditions that a human being can go through; it destroys the very fabric of people’s live. Those with addictions can destroy their careers, their families, their friendships, and everything else that connects them to society. […]

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15 July

The reasons why people use drugs vary greatly for every individual. More often than not, a person is trying to fix an issue within their life and they see drugs as the solution. A young person may be trying to fit in with their peers and views using or alcohol drugs as a means of […]

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10 May

Overdosed, it’s a scary word that nobody likes to consider happening to someone they love. For the millions of people living with addiction themselves or who love someone with an addiction, it is a constant and legitimate fear, especially when so many people are overdosing on drugs across the country. Far too many people die […]

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29 January

You’ve decided to seek addiction treatment for yourself or a loved one. But, how do you know which program will provide the best outcome? It is a challenge that can be overwhelming with so many choices available today. An evidence-based addiction treatment program is the best option, according to addiction specialists. What Does Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment Mean? In your […]

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26 January

Could the impulse to abuse drugs be part of your genetics? Recent research suggests that it might be. According to a recent NCBI study, researchers have discovered a gene variant that appears to promote impulsive behavior, such as that related to drug abuse. The study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, discovered a variant of the gene […]

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18 January

Drug addiction is hard on the body in many ways, but some drugs, like crystal meth, can be particularly damaging to the teeth. The term ‘meth mouth’ has become popular due to the severe and long-lasting damage that crystal meth effects can do to oral health. The drug itself inhibits saliva production and damages tooth enamel, while the […]

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