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is drug addiction a disease

Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

At least 24 million Americans have used drugs at some point in their lives. You, or someone you love, may be battling with drug addiction after casual usage spiraling out of control. You may also be grappling with the question of, “Is drug addiction a disease?” While some people frame drug addiction

dangerous prescription drugs

7 Dangerous Prescription Drugs to Watch Out For

When we think of dangerous drugs, we think of narcotics and psychedelics that are considered illegal: things such as recreational weed (it’s still illegal in many states) or methamphetamine have an obvious bad name in all of our minds. But what we don’t notice are the ones that are hiding

benzos vs opiates

Benzos vs Opiates: What You Need to Know and How to Recognize a Problem

You’ve read the news about the rising addiction to both benzos and opiates in the United States and the rest of the world.  You know there’s a serious problem — but you’re not certain you have a grasp of what these pills are and what they can do. You’d like to learn

Stuart Florida

10 Tips to Having a Successful Drug Intervention in Stuart, Florida

It’s truth time: addiction is not a rare problem. In fact, an estimated 1 in 7 Americans will battle substance abuse in their lifetime. Chances are that someone you know and love is fighting an addiction whether you know about it or not. In many cases, addiction reaches such a destructive point

percocet addiction

7 Toxic Signs Your Loved One Has a Percocet Addiction

The opioid crisis in the United States now claims an average of 130 lives a day as a result of overdoses. When many people think about drug overdoses, they think of illicit drugs like heroin. But a large percentage of opioid addicts are addicted to prescription painkillers. These addictions are incredibly dangerous

drug rehab in florida

How to Tell Your Child You Are Going to Drug Rehab in Florida

As a responsible parent, you want to always set a model example for your children. After all, they’ll grow up to act similarly to you. Perhaps you’ve been addicted to either a prescribed or an illicit drug. Perhaps you’ve tried overcoming addiction but now need medical help. It’s likely that

how to live with an addict

How To Live With An Addict Who Refuses Treatment: An Emergency Guide

Being forced to sit back and watch one of your loved ones battle with drug or alcohol addiction is one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. It can be especially difficult when the person steadfastly refuses to get professional help for their problem. There are more than 14,000

stimulant abuse

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