Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Coping With Holiday Anxiety and Stress

Tips for Managing Holiday Woes  While the holidays are intended to be enjoyable and happy occasions, they can also bring about feelings of anxiety and stress, especially for those who struggle with a mental health disorder. If you are recovering from drug...
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09/19 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
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
Common Characteristics of an Addict

Common Characteristics of an Addict

Addicts Exhibit Certain Traits There are certain characteristics that individuals exhibit that can indicate a drug or alcohol abuse issue. When an individual that you know well has turned to drugs or alcohol, it is almost immediately apparent that their behavior, attitude,...
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05/17 2019
The Dangers of Binge Drinking for Teens

The Dangers of Binge Drinking for Teens

Compulsive Drinking Impacts Teen Health It is not uncommon for teens to underestimate the gravity and impact of binge drinking on their overall health. Studies have suggested that this dangerous pattern of drinking has become more prominent in recent decades than it...
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04/02 2019
The Most Common Types of Addictions

The Most Common Types of Addictions

The Top-Most Abused Substances With any sort of substance that is addictive in nature and has addictive qualities, an individual who takes these substances has a chance of becoming addicted to them. While many substances do not carry a high risk for...
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03/22 2019
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
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
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
Babies Who Are Born With an Opioid Addiction

Babies Who Are Born With an Opioid Addiction

Treatment is Required in Order to Ease Pain As a direct result of the opioid epidemic that is sweeping the nation, an increasing number of infants are already born with opioids in their system. When these babies are introduced to the world,...
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03/07 2019