Drug Addiction Articles
Drug addiction can have a negative impact on an individual as well as family and friends. It can also create disturbances in reality and make it difficult to trust others. Secrets, lying and hiding become the hallmark of those who struggle with drug addiction. Drug addicts eventually realize the euphoria they are chasing is fleeting, sometimes only after negative consequences have already taken place. Learn more about drug addiction and how stop further damage.
What a Pain! Signs of Painkiller Addiction...
December 5, 2012
Prescription painkiller addiction affects many people. It’s not just the celebrities that battle with this addiction. Soccer moms and businessmen alike are struggling with prescription painkiller addiction.
5 Deadly Drug Combos
November 21, 2012
You imagine that taking medication as prescribed is safe but even that can be a hazard. When you start combining medications with alcohol, you run the risk of serious health issues and even death.
Can't Fix Everything!
August 14, 2012
As parents, you want to believe that your child has their life together and that they are happy, healthy and successful. Unfortunately, this is not the case when drugs are involved in their lives.
Anabolic Steroids: A Deadly Addiction
August 7, 2012
Thinking of anabolic steroids conjures up the image of professional male athletes and bodybuilders. Steroids are also used by men and women seeking more muscular bodies or performance enhancement in sports and physical activities.
Born Addicted: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome...
May 4, 2012
Addicted moms are directly passing opiate
and other drug dependencies to their
unborn babies, causing severe damage.
According to the Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA), the average number of
addicted babies born each year ranges
from 100,000 to 375,000
Krypto, Bud, Pot, Mary Jane and Ganja: The...
April 20, 2012
It is common to hear music lyrics describing
smoking marijuana. For example, the Beastie
Boys reference marijuana in their song, The
Sounds of Science: "I do not sniff the coke, I
only smoke the sinsemilla."
Addiction: An Equal Opportunity Disease
December 21, 2011
Uncomfortable feelings sometimes cause
individuals to look for people, places and
substances to feel better. Wanting to feel
better when things are not going well is a
natural desire. Self medicating with
substances is a common negative choice
to escape unwanted feelings. The
excessive constant use of substances can
lead to the disease of addiction.
Meth Addiction and Recovery - Causes, Symptoms...
November 29, 2011
Methamphetamine is a stimulant that is
abused by many people across the world,
especially in the Western, Midwestern and
Southwestern United States. Meth can be
found in many forms such as a white
powder, a chunky crystalline substance or
fitted into pills.
An Online Guide to Nicotine Withdrawal
November 25, 2011
Nicotine is a toxic, oily liquid that is the
main ingredient in tobacco leaves. Tobacco
is ingested into the body by smoking,
chewing, or sniffing; yet the most common
way is through smoking cigarettes. Other
ways include smoking pipes, chewing
tobacco, and nasal tobacco.