In: Marijuana

Do I have a Marijuana Addiction?

Cannabis or marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States and is widely used among teenagers and…

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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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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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Impact of Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

Substance abuse and alcohol abuse affects every facet of an individual’s life. From their personal relationships and family to the workplace,…

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pervasive developmental disorder
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is held in March each year and is a national health awareness week that…

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National Drug and Alcohol Week

National Drug and Alcohol Week is an awareness week that was started by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in…

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teenage addiction and self harm
Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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When Typical Teenager Behavior Becomes Troubled Teenager Behavior

As teenagers begin to assert their independence and find their own identity, many experience behavioral changes that can seem bizarre and…

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