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26 12, 2018

Amanda Bynes: 4 Years Sober!

2019-01-31T17:45:42+00:00December 26th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Amanda Bynes’ history of odd behavior and personal struggles have been well-documented, both in the media and her own social media accounts. Now, for the first time, the former teen star is talking about the real reasons why she lost control over her own life. Almost a decade ago, actress Amanda Bynes suffered an extremely public meltdown.  She [...]

26 08, 2018

25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names

2019-01-31T17:59:06+00:00August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Kids these days. That’s what plenty of people think when the subject of drugs comes up. However, kids these days really aren’t that different from kids in the past. 25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names One that has changed is the lingo. There are more ways to refer to drugs than ever before. There are also new and [...]

16 08, 2018

Percocet vs. Norco – The Differences in the Two Drugs and How They Result in Addiction

2019-01-31T18:05:36+00:00August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Certain prescription medications can be addictive for some people. They are often used for pain, but they contain chemical properties that lead to abuse and addiction. Two of the drugs in this category are Percocet and Norco. Derived from Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, these two medications can be dangerous, especially for someone with an addictive past. If you take either [...]

8 08, 2018

Understanding the Cycle of Addiction

2019-02-17T18:12:35+00:00August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

More than 22 million Americans are trapped in a cycle of drug and alcohol abuse. In order to get them treatment, we need to recognize how that cycle works. Understanding the Cycle of Addiction No one wants to be a drug addict. Sure, they might enjoy drinking alcohol or getting high. But the constant need to keep using is [...]

6 08, 2018

Video Game Addiction: A Recognized Mental Health Condition

2019-02-17T18:11:44+00:00August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Video Game Addiction: A Recognized Mental Health Condition In the newest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, just released in June 2018, the World Health Organization has for the first time recognized “gaming disorder” as a legitimate mental health condition. The WHO is the first governing body to officially classify the behavior as a diagnosable illness. First Things [...]

4 07, 2018

10 Ways Local and Government Groups Are Fighting Against Heroin Addiction in the U.S.

2019-01-31T18:24:16+00:00July 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Heroin addiction and the general abuse of opioids has worsened in the US. As of 2015, there were over 20 million Americans suffering from some kind of substance abuse disorder. Within this number, there were 2 million people abusing or addiction to prescription pain relievers. There were nearly 600,000 people reported to have a problem with heroin. In 2016, [...]

15 06, 2018

Seven Shocking Confessions of a Benzo Addict

2019-01-31T18:27:55+00:00June 15th, 2018|8 Comments

Meet Rebecca – A Recovering Benzo Addict Hi, I am “Rebecca” and I am recovering from a hardcore addiction to benzodiazepines. Specifically, I am in recovery from Xanax abuse; although I loved Valium and Klonopin. I also loved alcohol and weed too. Plus, I would mix my benzos with opioids like Oxy from time to time. But I can’t [...]

5 06, 2018

Medications and Supplements Used to Treat Various Types of Addictions

2019-01-31T18:32:30+00:00June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Is Drug Abuse Really A Disease? Can It Be Cured? Some drug abusers refuse to call themselves mentally ill or acknowledge that there’s a cure that can treat their addictions. Any combination of environmental, community and educational situations can cause an individual to develop drug-seeking behavior. The definition of drug abuse being a curable, hereditary illness is hotly debated [...]

26 05, 2018

Everything You Need to Know about Vyvanse Misuse, Abuse and Dependence

2019-01-31T18:37:24+00:00May 26th, 2018|0 Comments

While most people are familiar with ADHD prescription stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin, fewer patients are knowledgeable about Vyvanse, another prescription-only amphetamine. While marketed as a safer alternative to other medications with higher potential for abuse, there are still some significant concerns about Vyvanse that you should be aware of. Everything You Need to Know about Vyvanse Misuse, [...]

16 05, 2018

29 Clear Signs That Your Spouse is an Addict

2019-01-31T22:44:25+00:00May 16th, 2018|2 Comments

Living with a Partner Addict Coping with spouse addiction can turn your life upside down. All the trust that was built throughout the relationship is gone. Part of any substance addiction will involve your spouse going to great lengths to hide their addiction. While it may seem like a simple solution to divorce a drug addict, it’s usually not [...]