The Addiction Center Blog
Many millions of Americans have Memorial Day off of work and use their extra time for a variety of activities. However, it is also important to remember the millions of former service members who are still alive, many of whom are locked in a new life-threatening battle: addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Communicating to your loved one how essential this change is to maintain their family, future, and health is the best way to encourage your loved one to attend rehab. Rehab can open their eyes to the reality they are blatantly denying.
the drugs collectively known as bath salts are not the same as the salt you put into your bath. They are actually synthetic cathinones, derived from the khat plant of East Africa. Although the salt you use to soak in after a long day will not make you intensely hallucinate after ingesting some, these drugs might.
While marijuana has been consumed medicinally and recreationally for thousands of years, recent decades have seen the invention and growing popularity of new, and potentially more dangerous and addictive methods of consumption, including vape pens, edibles, and dabs.
Shaping our everyday activities and even how we feel about ourselves, habits can either make you or break you. Set a goal and start breaking a bad habit and forming a new positive one for the long term.
The rates of abuse of drugs on college campuses have more than tripled for some substances, leading to increased tolerance and possible addiction later on. Although many drugs are frequently used by college students, here are the 5 most commonly abused drugs on college campuses.
Spice, also known as “K2 or fake weed,” mimics the natural chemicals found in Marijuana but can cause several different side effects. In fact, 54 cases discovered in Illinois alone have reported severe bleeding from the chemicals released while ingesting Spice.
How does addiction really start? If you don’t start drug use, you don’t have to try and stop. No one wants to be addicted to drugs, and I guarantee those who are addicted wish they could take it all back.
Moving on from a criminal history can be an empowering experience that facilitates significant internal motivation for continued change and personal growth. Here are some simple tips to help remove yourself from this social stigma, conceptualize a positive future, and become empowered to execute a positive life plan.
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