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I Can't Stop My Drug Abuse

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Apr 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

Are you thinking to yourself, “why can't I stop abusing drugs?”, and "why don't I stop my drug abuse?". Read the following excerpt to learn why addicts can’t stop using without professional support, mentorship, and recovery knowledge and tools.

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The Danger of Synthetic Drugs

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Mar 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In What Addiction Will Be Like in 100 Years, you read about how drugs of abuse have changed and will continue to evolve over time-specifically with the creation of synthetic drugs. Synthetically manufactured drugs are frighteningly addictive, toxic, and lethal. Gone are the days when cocaine and methamphetamine were considered to be the worst drugs imaginable. A growing trend towards synthetics make the war on drugs even more difficult, and the need for education imperative. Read about the following dangers to understand risks and educate your loved ones about their devastating effects.

 

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20 Substance Abuse Tips

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Feb 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Addiction is a huge problem in society-Things like substance abuse tips can help! However, It’s possible to successfully fight substance abuse with the right help from professionals and support from loved ones. Furthermore, it also requires strength and dedication for one to get over substance abuse successfully. Here are 20 quick tips about substance abuse.

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The Benefits of Inpatient Drug Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Jan 3, 2018 9:05:00 AM

 

 

What are the benefits of inpatient drug rehab? For a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, deciding to kick their habits and return to a normal life is one of the best decisions they could ever make. When you consider the number of harmful side effects, including the increased risk of death (or causing death to others while under the influence), we can see how important it is to sober up.

Nearly 90 people die each day in the United States from heroin overdoses alone. Drug and alcohol abuse has become an epidemic. The one lie abusers continuously tell themselves is: I can quit anytime I want. The truth is - addiction takes such a firm hold over their lives that they would die without the drug. To outsiders looking in, we know the drug is killing them.

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Getting Clean: Ridding Your Body of Drugs Through Detoxification

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Dec 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

If you are continually using drugs, do you accept that you might be an addict? It is crucial for you to know that due to the abuse of drugs for a long time it is natural to have toxic substances in your body. As a result, you may have to suffer adverse consequences because these toxins are very harmful to your bodily organs. Unfortunately, the result is that your dependence on drugs can lead to health problems. The good news is that your body can fix these issues itself, but it requires appropriate treatment and care.

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Effects Social Media And Big Pharmaceutical Companies Have

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Dec 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

Are you wondering how big pharmaceutical companies and social media can influence drug and alcohol abuse? Well, if you have teenage kids, you need to take time and think about it. You need to find answers as well. Your discovery will be useful in protecting your loved one from addiction.

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5 Reasons Why Drug Addicts Relapse

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Dec 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

Being addicted to a substance is tough. Realizing you need help is a big step. Making that decision to go to an inpatient drug rehab or treatment center is incredibly important. Finishing a rehabilitation program is outstanding, but the hard work does not stop there. Often, individuals relapse after treatment. It is an unfortunate circumstance, but it does happen, more frequently than some would assume.

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5 Qualities of the Best Drug Rehab Centers

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Nov 30, 2017 10:07:00 AM

 

You can’t turn on the TV without hearing a story about a drug overdose or how addiction has reached catastrophic heights. More people want to know the qualities of the best drug rehabs versus mediocre ones. There are characteristics that superior addiction programs possess, and you must know what they are in order to provide yourself or a loved one with the most effective treatment options available today.

 

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What Are Opioids? The Opioid FAQ

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Oct 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Opioid Epidemic

“The numbers show the deep impact of America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, which is the deadliest drug overdose crisis in history. We already knew, based on federal data, that US life expectancy saw its first major drop since 1993 in 2015 — from about 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015. Now we know that drug overdoses, especially opioid overdoses, played a big part in that drop,” reported by the Vox.

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Getting Down To Business With Drugs

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

What Is A Drug

Do you know what a drug actually is? Do you know the characteristics of the different types available throughout the world? We all have our own perception, but see what the experts, Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, have to say on the topic. In today's world, there is an extreme amount of information available at our fingertips. Learning about drugs and the causes they have on our body is interesting and informative. Take the time to test your drug knowledge-Someday it may save you or someone you know.

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