Inhalant Addiction and Abuse

Inhalant Addiction and Abuse

How to recognize inhalant addiction and abuse in teens Inhalant abuse, which involves deliberately inhaling the vapors of substances to get high, is often overlooked when parents monitor their children for signs of drug abuse. Inhalant addiction and abuse occurs in teens...
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12/27 2016
Teen Drug Abuse and Addiction

Teen Drug Abuse and Addiction

Learn about the consequences and treatments for teen drug abuse If you are a parent or guardian of teenagers, the thought of teenage drug abuse and addiction has probably crossed your mind. Teen drug abuse and experimentation in this age group continues...
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12/12 2016
Tell-Tale Signs of Heroin Use

Tell-Tale Signs of Heroin Use

Signs of Heroin Use to Look For Heroin overdose deaths are on the rise. A 39% surge in the last three years according to statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly outpacing the mortality rate for heroin...
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11/21 2016
How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last?

Answers to Frequently Asked Question: How Long Does Codeine Withdrawal Last? Codeine is a versatile substance that is marketed as both a single-ingredient drug and in combination with other chemicals. The diversity of formulations and perceived safety makes codeine one of the most popular...
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10/27 2016
Treatment vs. Incarceration

Treatment vs. Incarceration

Choosing treatment for drug abuse prisoners instead of incarcerating them could prove to be beneficial to everyone. Statistically almost one half of all state prisoners abuse drugs and many have an addiction problem. If they are not treated, most of these prisoners...
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03/02 2016
The Purpose and Goals of Interventions

The Purpose and Goals of Interventions

Interventions An intervention can be an effective tool to effectively demonstrate the depth and severity of substance abuse and addiction to someone you love. It can help them get the help they need before it is too late. Identifying addictive behavior and...
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04/04 2014