/Drug Addiction

Avoiding Illegal Online Pharmacies

A Growing Epidemic The recent rise in the availability of prescription drugs through the internet should raise concerns to the public and health care professionals. Studies have found that for every 10% increase in high speed internet in the U.S. the abuse of prescription drug outlets has risen by 1%. [...]

How Addicts Hide Their Addiction

How your loved one may be hiding their addiction from you might surprise you Anyone who has a close friend, loved one, or relative that has a drug addiction can agree that addicts will go to great lengths to hide their addiction. This is an all too familiar pattern of [...]

2018-10-11T18:18:38+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Drug Addiction, Drug Information, Recovery|

Understanding Ecstasy Drug Addiction

Understanding ecstasy drug addiction, it's warning signs, and how to best seek treatment, can be confusing at first. This article should shed some light on these things and more... Methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) might have a long and scientific name, but people who use the drug don't care about that. They just [...]

2018-10-08T14:19:34+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Drug Addiction|

Myths and Facts About Drug Addiction

Popular media depicts drug addiction in many different ways. Some show it in a dramatic sense, while others are comedic. Whether we're watching a real-life intervention on TV or seeing goofy "stoners" stumble their way through some frequent misadventures, it's easy for us to eventually associate these portrayals with reality. [...]

2018-08-15T19:34:37+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Drug Addiction|

Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment Programs

Crystal Meth is a highly addictive methamphetamine stimulant that has become increasingly common in recent years. Individuals struggling with crystal meth addiction are encouraged to enter one of the various kinds of crystal meth addiction treatment programs. The ingestion of methamphetamines through snorting, needle injection, smoking or ingestion leads to [...]

2018-08-01T03:24:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Drug Addiction|

Fake Prescription Drugs: Real Dangers

There’s an epidemic of fake prescription drugs sweeping the US, and it’s killing people. Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a car wreck or of a gunshot wound. Drug agencies are saying that fentanyl is the biggest reason for this sudden new trend. [...]

2018-07-02T17:24:09+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|

Young Adults Less Likely to Use Opioids For Pain Than Their Parents

Mom and Dad may reach for a prescription opioid when dealing with pain, but Junior is more likely to try a more natural and healthy approach, says a new study by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) that asked 1,011 adults from ages 18 to 92 about how they deal [...]

2018-07-02T17:26:45+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

Five Reasons to Include Buprenorphine in Opiate Addiction Treatment

Buprenorphine is a medication used to treat opiate addiction, and is it available in two forms: Subutex, which contains only buprenorphine, and Suboxone, which contains buprenorphine and naloxone. Using one of these medications in conjunction with traditional drug and alcohol counseling can increase a patient's chances of maintaining lasting sobriety.  [...]

2018-06-12T15:45:56+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Drug Addiction|

Your Drug Addicted Teen: 5 Considerations That Could Fast-Track Their Recovery

Addiction has become an epidemic among teenagers. As the increasing pressures of physical, social, and educational development bear down upon them, they find solace in drugs and alcohol. Some teens are able to navigate these pressures especially well and indulge infrequently, if at all, in mind-altering substances. Of the remainder, [...]

2018-07-02T17:25:01+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Drug Addiction, Teen/Young Adult|

7 Signs That You Might Have A Drug Problem

Sometimes it's hard to know where to draw the line between substance use and substance abuse. If you find that your drug use has increased lately, you might start questioning yourself. Read on to learn if you have any of the common signs of addiction.  All Your Friends Use If [...]

2018-06-05T19:26:09+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Drug Addiction|