In: Prescription Pill Abuse

Obstacles Teens Encounter when Entering Drug Addiction Rehab

The teenage years can be challenging. Navigating through puberty, peer pressure and tackling raging hormones in addition to balancing school and…

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Risky Business: Habits and Behaviors that Increase the Risk of Developing a Mental Health Disorder

According to statistics, approximately one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition at least once in their…

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Substance Abuse: A Disease Among the Elderly

Substance abuse affects every age, gender and ethnicity, but individuals may choose to use different substances depending on their age. For…

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The Truth About Polysubstance Abuse

Polysubstance abuse refers to the consumption of one or more illicit substances over a defined period or simultaneously. It was once…

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The Ups and Downs of Drug Treatment Coverage in the United States

“Courtney Griffin was addicted to heroin and ready to get help. She packed up her things, and her mom drove her…

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Overview of Stimulants

Stimulants or “uppers” are chemicals that induce feelings of euphoria, a racing heartbeat and alertness in the body. These substances can…

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The Dangerous Side of Sleep Aids

There is three basic types of sleep disorders: those that cause insomnia, those that cause fatigue during the day, and those…

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Debunking Common Addiction Treatment Myths

Addiction is defined by the inability to abstain from a drug craving or unhealthy behavior, which results in biological and psychological…

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Common Street Drugs That You Probably Have Never Heard of

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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National Prevention Week for Mental Health and Substance Abuse: May 15-20th 2017

Mental health disorders and substance abuse disorder affect millions of people in the United States each year. These disorders are often…

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