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    How to Stay Sober in a City that Legalized Marijuana How to Stay Sober in a City that Legalized Marijuana

    How to Stay Sober in a City that Legalized Marijuana

How to Stay Sober in a City that Legalized Marijuana

Over the past decade, the movement to legalize marijuana in the United States has gained serious momentum, challenging perceptions and changing laws in many states throughout the country.  These challenges have […]

By |January 29th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments
  • yoga
    How Yoga and Chakra Balancing Are Helping Addicts Recover How Yoga and Chakra Balancing Are Helping Addicts Recover

    How Yoga and Chakra Balancing Are Helping Addicts Recover

How Yoga and Chakra Balancing Are Helping Addicts Recover

There is no one path to recovery from substance abuse; addicts must chart their own course to healing based on their individual history.  Many inpatient rehabilitation centers offer a holistic approach […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Addiction, Rehab|0 Comments
  • depressants
    Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts? Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

    Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

Depressants slow breathing, soothe anxiety or ease one into sleep.  They are used to induce the sleep-like state of surgery or medically necessary coma, or (in smaller doses) to combat insomnia.

By |January 1st, 2018|Addiction, Drugs|0 Comments
  • buyingmarijuana
    The Gateway Drug Theory: Is It Proving to be Accurate The Gateway Drug Theory: Is It Proving to be Accurate

    The Gateway Drug Theory: Is It Proving to be Accurate

The Gateway Drug Theory: Is It Proving to be Accurate

In the 1980s, the American government proclaimed marijuana to be a gateway drug, the first step on a path to serious drug abuse.  Certainly, many people experiment with marijuana as teens, with […]

By |December 20th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • xanax dependence
    From Patient to Addict: How Xanax is Creating Dependence Among Users From Patient to Addict: How Xanax is Creating Dependence Among Users

    From Patient to Addict: How Xanax is Creating Dependence Among Users

From Patient to Addict: How Xanax is Creating Dependence Among Users

Xanax is the most commonly prescribed psychiatric drug, with roughly 50 million prescriptions written each year for either Xanax or its generic form, alprazolam. It was developed as a short-term treatment for anxiety, but […]

By |December 4th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • drugs and college
    Study Drugs: A College Student’s Dangerous Experience Study Drugs: A College Student’s Dangerous Experience

    Study Drugs: A College Student’s Dangerous Experience

Study Drugs: A College Student’s Dangerous Experience

People with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) struggle to focus; compared to other people the same age, they have greater difficulty paying attention or may be more hyperactive or impulsive. These behaviors can interfere […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • pregnancy and opioid addiction
    Pregnant and Addicted: How Four Mothers Overcame Addiction to Save Their Babies Pregnant and Addicted: How Four Mothers Overcame Addiction to Save Their Babies

    Pregnant and Addicted: How Four Mothers Overcame Addiction to Save Their Babies

Pregnant and Addicted: How Four Mothers Overcame Addiction to Save Their Babies

Opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels in the United States, increasing so rapidly that President Trump declared it to be a national emergency in the fall of 2017. Opioids are a class of drugs […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • heroin addicts
    The Stories of Skid Row Heroin Addicts The Stories of Skid Row Heroin Addicts

    The Stories of Skid Row Heroin Addicts

The Stories of Skid Row Heroin Addicts

There is an ongoing opioid crisis in America today, an epidemic of drug abuse so severe that President Trump declared it to be a national emergency in October of 2017. Abuse of opioids, including […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • inhalant addiction
    Inhalant Addiction Inhalant Addiction

    Inhalant Addiction

Inhalant Addiction

Often overlooked as harmful recreational drugs, inhalants are a class of products that encompasses a wide variety of household chemicals and anesthetics based on their preferred method of administration: inhalation. While they aren’t as […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • prescription drug addiction
    Prescription Drug Addiction Prescription Drug Addiction

    Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription Drug Addiction

Recreational use of prescription medications is a growing problem among teens and young adults in the United States, and research shows that teens today are actually more likely to have abused a prescription drug […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments