Category Archives: Addiction Treatment

Alcohol Abuse Statistics

The Most Shocking Alcohol Abuse Statistics

Did you know alcohol consumption in the United States has decreased from 1972 to 2002? It’s increasing again, though, especially in certain states. While this is good news for retailers, this is bad news for the whole society. Many may consider occasional drinking to be safe for the most part, but it

Parental Alcoholism

How Parental Alcoholism Affects the Family

It is estimated that approximately 15 million Americans suffer from an alcohol addiction of some kind. Of these 15 million, many are parents. Unfortunately, when a parent suffers from alcoholism, he or she is not the only one who suffers. His or her children suffer as well, and usually in a substantial way. Below,

addiction recovery

Running For Addiction Recovery: The Benefits of an Exercise Routine

If you’ve struggled with addiction, recovery is a tough path. So cutting yourself off from your harmful habits is an incredible accomplishment. However, once you’ve detoxed from drugs and alcohol and completed your rehabilitation program, you still have a long way to go. During addiction recovery, you’ll feel tempted to

The Connection Between Domestic Abuse and Addiction: How Toxic Relationships Lead to Addiction

Around 60% of people are willing to stay in unfulfilling and unsatisfying relationships. This willingness to stay in bad relationships results in abusive relationships forming. Abuse isn’t always physical, although, that is what we think of. Other types include psychological, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial. Manipulation can hit several categories at once

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The 3 Worst Drugs That Are the Hardest to Quit

You often hear that starting is the hardest part. But that statement doesn’t apply to drugs. If you struggle with addiction to the worst drugs, quitting is the hardest part. It doesn’t take long, and you’re quickly a slave to the euphoria that drugs bring. You want to wrestle free. But

opioid epidemic

10 Alarming Stats On the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has had a huge impact in recent years, leading President Trump to officially declare it a national emergency. Drugs like Codeine, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, and Methadone are now some of the most commonly abused drugs in the US. In this post, we’ll paint a picture of the opioid crisis using ten

signs of cocaine use

9 Signs of Cocaine Use That Show Your Addiction Has Gone too Far

7.5 million people between ages 15 and 34 have used cocaine at least once in their life. Why do so many people use cocaine? Cocaine is a stimulant that gives users lots of energy and induces a state of euphoria. While some use cocaine as a party drug, cocaine addiction

adderall-addiction-signs

Dangerous Dr. Feel Good: Recognizing Adderall Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Worried about addiction in a loved one or yourself? Not sure if you’re reading the Adderall addiction signs right? You may be barking up the right tree because Adderall is a very addictive drug. Many people think: Oh, it’s prescribed by the doctor, how can it be bad? But Adderall abuse

effects of alcohol on the body

A High Price to Pay For a Drink: The Long & Short Term Effects of Alcohol On the Body

How often do you binge drink alcohol? Have you become addicted to alcoholic substances? Can you still live your life without alcohol? It’s more common than you’d think. In 2015, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that 15.1 million adults suffered alcohol use disorder in the US

married to an addict

Bad Romance: What You Should Know If You’re Married to an Addict

The most recent data from 2017 shows that substance abuse and suicides accounted for over 150,000 deaths in America. Addiction is a downward spiral that comes in many forms, not just drug abuse, though. It is psychologically draining to the point where one may contemplate suicide. You may not even