In: Club Drugs

Facts & Stats Behind Xanax

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

A mental health disorder or a substance abuse disorder usually does not exist in an isolated vacuum. This means that it…

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Co-Occurring Disorders

Substance abuse and addiction can mask a mental illness and vice versa. Many clients admit to an addiction treatment program only…

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Working in the Food Industry with an Addiction

Whether it is chopping fresh vegetables, picking out raw meat, preparing a delicate chocolate dessert or serving a patron a delicious…

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The Rising Cost of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the United States

The United States spends approximately $113 billion dollars per year on mental health care and $600 billion dollars per year on…

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Oxytocin as Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

“Scientists at Scripps Research and National Institute on Drug Abuse discovered that oxytocin could block the desire to consume more alcohol…

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Street Names for Commonly Abused Drugs

Drug abuse has plagued the American continent since the 1800s when morphine, heroin, and cocaine were hailed for their amazing curative…

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Borderline Personality Disorder Linked With Drug Addiction

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex and severe mental illness that is characterized by poor interpersonal relationships, mood instability, and…

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A Broad Perspective of Hallucinogen Abuse

Hallucinogens are a class of drugs used to enhance or alter mood, perceptions, and emotions. They have a rich cultural history…

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) runs from January 22-27, 2019 and is a national health awareness week that offers…

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