Dealing With a Teen Who is Struggling With Addiction

Dealing With a Teen Who is Struggling With Addiction

Confronting and Helping Your Son or Daughter As a parent, one of the worst things that you can hear is that your son or daughter is experimenting with substances of abuse. While the news can be heartwrenching, to say the least, being...
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07/18 2019
What are Behavioral Addictions?

What are Behavioral Addictions?

Not all Addictions Involve Substances of Abuse When we think of addiction, we often think of abusing drugs or alcohol. Addictions, though, can come in all different forms, from an addiction to food to an addiction to video games. Not all addictions...
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07/16 2019
What is Dsuvia Sufentanil?

What is Dsuvia Sufentanil?

A New Opioid That is FDA Approved It’s hard to ignore the opioid crisis that is overcoming the U.S. and much of the responsibility of it all lays in the over-prescription of opioids. Despite the growing concern over opioids, the FDA has...
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07/11 2019
What Does Medical Detox Involve?

What Does Medical Detox Involve?

The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification When an individual is severely addicted to drugs or alcohol, they will require a period of medically assisted detox in order to safely and effectively manage their withdrawal symptoms. This is the first step in the...
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07/09 2019
Mental Health and its Effects on Addiction

Mental Health and its Effects on Addiction

Underlying Conditions can Affect Addiction Many of us struggle with an underlying and often undiagnosed mental illness that can impact different aspects of our lives. Close to half of those who struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol also have a...
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07/04 2019
The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Connection Between Drug Use and Gun Violence

The Correlation Between These Two Vices A huge problem facing many large cities across the U.S. is illicit and prescription drug abuse. Add guns into the mix and it is a true recipe for disaster. When an individual is under the influence...
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07/02 2019
Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Substance Abuse in Urban Areas vs. Rural Areas

Addiction and Substance Abuse Vary by Locality Recent studies have discovered a shocking difference in drug and alcohol abuse between those who reside in rural areas when compared to those living in urban areas. Substance abuse can affect anybody, regardless of age,...
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06/27 2019
What are Magic Mushrooms?

What are Magic Mushrooms?

A Mind-Altering Psychedelic Denver, Colorado, and Oakland, California are two cities in the United States that have decriminalized magic mushrooms. ‘Shrooms’, as they are more commonly referred to as, are a mind-altering hallucinogenic substance that brings about feelings of euphoria as well...
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06/25 2019
Common Street Names for Illicit Drugs

Common Street Names for Illicit Drugs

Drugs can go by Many Different ‘Code’ Names While drugs have their rightful names, they also go by street names which can be code for the certain drug itself. Unfortunately, being familiar with the popular street names of drugs can allow for...
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06/20 2019
Holistic Methods to Better Manage Anxiety

Holistic Methods to Better Manage Anxiety

Treating Anxiety the Natural Way Many of us struggle with chronic anxiety on a daily basis, whether it is work-related or having difficulty fulfilling daily obligations. Anxiety can be very hard to deal with and oftentimes, can bring on anxiety attacks and...
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06/18 2019