Category Archives: drug abuse

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

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How You Can Talk About Addiction to Your Teenager on Drugs

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse costs the United States more than $740 billion per year. That number takes into account loss of work productivity, health care needs, as well as the cost of crime. That signifies a huge problem and it’s not only affecting the workforce.

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What to Know About Stimulant Abuse, and How You Can Fight Back

Every day, 100 people die from a prescription drug overdose in the United States. Learn more here about stimulant abuse (prescription and non-prescription) and how to fight it. At least 7 in 10 Americans take prescription drugs every day. While not all stimulants are available by prescription, certain prescription drugs