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. 

Are you losing everything?
Drug Addiction Side Effects: What Am I Gaining...
February 26, 2013
Drug and alcohol addiction has devastating side effects. While you think that you are having a good time, drug addiction side effects are slowly stealing your life away.

Spot the Signs Before It’s Too Late
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.

Deadly Cocktail
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.

Addiction and Parenting
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
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.

The average age of addicted<br /> women giving birth is 17-25
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

Marijuana use Alters Brain Chemistry
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."

Equal opportunity for all
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.

Crystal Meth
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
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.

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