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Category: Substance Abuse

Why Driving Under Influence is More Dangerous Than You Think

Why Driving Under Influence is More Dangerous Than You Think driving under the influence

Driving while under the influence of drugs like alcohol or marijuana is problematic, for both the user and the other people who might come along the way. There are also cases of people under the influence of prescription drugs, while driving.

Meth in the LGBTQ+ Community

Meth in the LGBTQ+ Community Meth in the LGBTQ+ Community and the added risk of HIV

The abuse of crystal meth among the LGBTQ+ community has been a prominent health concern for decades. However, abuse is especially prominent among gay and bisexual men after gaining popularity in the 1990s, steadily increasing into a modern epidemic. But how did this trend begin and why has it gotten worse? Let’s explore.

Why Would Doctors & Lawyers Get Addicted?

Why Would Doctors & Lawyers Get Addicted? Addiction Treatment for Executives

It is true that even the most respected and highly paid professionals get addicted to drugs. But, not for the reasons you might think. For most people using drugs started off as a leisure activity. They got their hands in drugs and tried them out. After a couple times it felt good and they gradually got addicted to them.

Back to School: Adderall Abuse Among College Students

Back to School: Adderall Abuse Among College Students Back to School - Adderall can help you focus for studying, but is the risk of addiction worth it?

It’s back to school time again, which means cramped dorm living, mountains of coursework, and strict professors. Let’s face it, college comes with a lot of stress and responsibility with not much in the way of leniency for failure. Relying on caffeine and Adderall to finish up a paper due at midnight might seem like a harmless option as long as it doesn’t become a habit. But Adderall is an amphetamine that can be highly addictive if used improperly. 

Everything You Need to Know About Delta-8 THC

Everything You Need to Know About Delta-8 THC Delta-8 THC gummies

Delta-8 THC has soared in popularity in recent years due to its questionable accessibility and similarity to traditional marijuana. It’s at the center of some lawsuits and medical disputes, leaving many wondering if this substance is safe to consume. So lets talk about this controversial product and provide some much needed clarity.

Heroin: An Element of Death

Heroin: An Element of Death

Heroin is a poison that is procured from morphine. It was originally created in 1874 by the pharmacist C. R. Alder Wright and was used to help ease relief for those who are in pain or had difficulty sleeping. Heroin is classified as an opiate, which means it may have effects similar to morphine or codeine because it contains molecules that bind to molecules found on cells throughout the body called opioid receptors, which can create feelings of pleasure and relaxation

How Digital Detox Helps in Recovery from Addiction

How Digital Detox Helps in Recovery from Addiction Digital Detox

Addiction could be caused by a number of factors like personal trauma, physical problems, low self-esteem, depression, and many more. If you or anyone you know is recovering from addiction, it is important to know about digital detox.

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps in Treating Addiction & Prevents Relapse

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps in Treating Addiction & Prevents Relapse

As the name implies, the treatment involves understanding and analyzing the behavioral patterns that are associated with addiction. For a starter, it involves observing the external and internal stimuli that are driving you towards the consumption of alcohol or any other drugs.

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