How Music Influences Drug Use

How Music Influences Drug Use

The Role That Music Plays in ‘Party Drugs’ There are certain drugs that are considered ‘party drugs’ which are typically reserved and taken by individuals who attend concerts, music festivals, and live performances. These drugs can pose dangers as individuals often take...
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03/19 2019
Why Prescribing ADHD Medication Has Its Setbacks

Why Prescribing ADHD Medication Has Its Setbacks

Parents Should be More Questioning When it Comes to Certain Prescription Drugs Many parents who have a child who is struggling with ADHD (Attention-deficit Disorder) may get a doctors prescription in order to manage the symptoms of this disorder. The unfortunate thing...
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03/19 2019
The Dangers of Social Smoking and Drinking

The Dangers of Social Smoking and Drinking

It’s Time to Reconsider Leveraging the Effects of Substances in Social Situations Many individuals who struggle with generalized anxiety or social anxiety may utilize the effects of cigarettes or alcohol in order to better manage their anxiety. Self-medicating with these substances is...
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03/19 2019
What is Flakka?

What is Flakka?

The Unfortunate Growth in Popularity of the Drug Flakka is a synthetic stimulant drug that is derived from the chemical alpha-PVP. The drug can be snorted, injected, or concealed in a vaping device. Unfortunately, the dangerous drug is growing in popularity and...
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03/18 2019
Most Common Barriers in Seeking Addiction Treatment

Most Common Barriers in Seeking Addiction Treatment

Not Everyone Has Access to the Help They Need Ideally, every drug or alcohol addict would obtain the necessary help if they could, but accessing help is not always as easy for some as it is for others. Many individuals across the...
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03/18 2019
The Consequences of the Newest Trend, Vaping

The Consequences of the Newest Trend, Vaping

Vaping Is Just as Hazardous to Your Health as Drugs and Alcohol The latest trend among college students, known as ‘vaping’, is posing a number of concerns for those who use these vape-devices to get high. Not only do these electronic devices...
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03/18 2019
Inmates and the Need for Addiction Treatment

Inmates and the Need for Addiction Treatment

Inmates Need Access to Resources Once Released From Prison Many inmates who are locked up behind bars are often there as a result of either being a drug dealer, playing an integral part in the drug dealing operation, or are drug addicts...
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03/15 2019
The Effects of Alcohol on Older Adults

The Effects of Alcohol on Older Adults

Alcohol has More Severe Effects on Older Adults As you age, your body does not metabolize alcohol the same way it did as when you were younger. Those who are older have different health risks as it relates to alcohol consumption compared...
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03/15 2019
The Alcohol Industry and Advertising

The Alcohol Industry and Advertising

The Impact of Alcohol Marketing What many individuals do not know is that the alcohol advertising industry is not as regulated as one may assume. When it comes to alcohol advertisement, oftentimes, the industry is self-regulated which gives them the freedom to...
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03/14 2019
The Benefits of Supportive Housing For Recovering Addicts

The Benefits of Supportive Housing For Recovering Addicts

Secure, Safe Environments are Essential for Sobriety Many of the homeless individuals that wander our streets are victims of the opioid and heroin epidemic that is prevalent across the nation. The lifestyle and environment that these individuals live in do not foster...
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03/14 2019