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11 Societal Problems Caused by Drug Addiction

November 9, 2016

With such a focus on individualism, we often fail to see how each person’s choices – particularly drug use – can impact society as a whole.


Tick-Tock: How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?

November 8, 2016

How long do drugs stay in your system after use? The answers depend on a lot of different factors, but let’s go over what we know.


7 Essential Head-to-Toe Heroin Facts

November 7, 2016

Heroin probably has as many nicknames as it does side effects. This extremely potent and highly addictive drug kills thousands each year.


5 Unavoidable Signs a Loved One is Struggling With Alcoholism

November 4, 2016

Birthday parties. Baseball games. Business dinners. It’s a rare event that doesn’t involve alcohol in some way. With drinking so prevalent in our society, it can be hard to determine if a loved one’s alcohol consumption has crossed the line to alcoholism…but there are signs you can watch for.
What are the Red Flags?
If you suspect [...]


3 Mental Side Effects of OxyContin

November 1, 2016

Used properly, OxyContin can reduce pain. Abused, it causes a whole new level of danger – including mental side effects.


Defining Drug Abuse

February 17, 2009

A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and abuse and by long-lasting chemical changes in the brain.