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Everything You Need to Know About CBD

CBD is all the rage right now, with claims that it treats a variety of medical problems and acts as a remedy for common ailments like insomnia, anxiety, and pain. Touted for its non-intoxicating qualities and health benefits, CBD almost seems too good to be true. But...

Is Addiction a Disease?

Addiction is a serious problem in America. More than 130 people die daily from opioid overdose1 and 1 in 10 adults died from excessive alcohol use between 2006 and 2010.2 With addiction being one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States, it’s...

Movie Review: “Beautiful Boy”

“Beautiful Boy” is a compelling story about addiction and a family’s struggle to cope. Directed by Felix van Groeningen and based on the best-selling memoirs by David and Nic Sheff, it’s a movie that is heartbreaking to watch, but in the end, it is also a reminder...

PTSD and Addiction: Healing the Wounds

The National Center for PTSD reports about seven or eight of every 100 people will suffer from PTSD at some point in their lives.1 People with PTSD are also three times more likely to abuse drugs than those without it. Additionally, 50 percent of people who have PTSD...

Signs of Being High on Drugs

If you suspect that a loved one is using drugs to get high, there will be noticeable differences in their physical appearance and behavior. Although drugs can cause many different kinds of effects, many of the signs of being high are very similar. How Do Drugs Affect...