Substance Abuse

Substance Dependence
Top 5 Factors That Influence Substance Dependence August 20, 2018 6:59 pm - , , - Leave your thoughts

Understanding The Factors An overwhelming number of people are affected by substance dependence. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20 million people age 12 and over reported struggling with a substance abuse disorder within the past year. Substances contributing to addiction include alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, misuse of prescription pain pills, stimulants, and benzodiazepines like […]

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Substance Abuse
The World’s Five Most Addictive Substances, Ranked November 17, 2016 11:08 pm - - Leave your thoughts

Drug dependency is difficult to measure, but psychiatrists and medical experts have narrowed them down to the world’s deadliest substances.  For several years, addiction expert panels have served men and women’s rehab centers by pinpointing notoriously dangerous chemicals.  Now, we’re here to show the results. Below are the most habit-forming drugs currently known. Each is incredibly deadly, and each places […]

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Alternative To Back Pain Remedies: Getting Off Pain Pills July 13, 2016 7:53 am - , , -

Pain pill addiction is insidious. It doesn’t start with your buying illegal drugs at a seedy nightclub or shooting up in a dark alley like the addicts on popular television shows. Instead, the first step to pain pill dependence is a brightly lit doctor’s office and a perfectly legal prescription for medication for genuine problem. While many people can safely […]

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Is Addiction a Choice or Do These People Really Have a Problem We Can Help? July 4, 2016 7:08 am - , , , -

While the choice to use a particular substance may be the choice of an addict, the fact that he or she is addicted is a problem that can be solved. Those who become addicted may suffer from mental illness, may have had parents who were addicted or are just hardwired for addiction. However, this doesn’t mean that these issues cannot […]

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Is Alcohol Affecting Your Daughter’s School? April 15, 2016 7:15 am - , -

Teenage years are a discovery stage. At this age, they are entering puberty, a very confusing stage in life, learning ‘adult’ things such as driving and getting a first job, falling in love and figuring out who they are. It is during this time of trying to find themselves that teenagers also face the risk of being pressured into experimenting […]

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