In: Opiate Abuse

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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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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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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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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