Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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January 25, 2016
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NIDA: What to Ask When Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment

The National Institute on Drug Abuse Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask Introduction The goal of drug abuse treatment is to stop drug use and allow people to lead active lives in the family, workplace, and community. One … Continue reading

January 21, 2016
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Over 90% Of People Who Overdose On Opioid Pills Continue To Use

Overdosing on a drug can quickly turn into a tragic event, but it happens every day in all parts of the world. Today, the main culprit of most overdose deaths in America is prescription opioids. They are potent, highly addictive, … Continue reading

January 8, 2016
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Do Warning Labels Actually Deter Alcohol Abuse?

Very few people are capable of never drinking alcohol in their lifetime, as alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture across the world since we can remember. And despite the government’s attempt to provide warning labels on alcoholic beverages, the truth … Continue reading

December 9, 2015
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Is It Possible to Use Cocaine Sensibly?

Is there a way to use cocaine sensibly? Even “moderate cocaine use” too often leads to addiction, so it’s nearly impossible to use cocaine “sensibly.” Sure, a person can take a short “bump,” but that’s not always a good thing. … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Smoking Cocaine & Health Effects of Repeated Cocaine Use

Cocaine can be used through the process of injection, snorting, and smoking. When cocaine powder is smoked, some of the cocaine gets into the blood and into the lungs, giving the user a burst of pleasure. But when smoking, much … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
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How Sniffing Cocaine Can Lead To Overdose

It is very possible to overdose from sniffing cocaine. Depending on the person, as the reaction of the human body to cocaine is different for every person, too much cocaine can lead to negative and lethal effects on the body. … Continue reading

November 20, 2015
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Recovery Advocate Deborah King – 5 Steps For Recovery

We’ve heard it before: there is no one-size-fits-all rule for addiction treatment. Every recovery story and rehab process is different, as there are so many factors to consider when quitting drugs. That’s why clients in rehab must undergo initial evaluation … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
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Being Afraid to Admit You Have An Addiction Problem

People who struggle with addiction are different in how they handle and react to the idea of seeking treatment, or letting their friends and relatives know about their situation. Some feel extremely guilty, embarrassed or ashamed, while others have no … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
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NIDA Science Spotlight – “Cannabis Effects on Driving Performance”

The National Institute on Drug Abuse conducted a study that showed how marijuana can affect one’s driving, and whether or not it can cause serious danger for those behind the wheel, as well as civilians not on the road. Realistically … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
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Brain Disease Model of Addiction Supported by NIDA

The brain disease model of addiction is quite popular these days, though controversy continues on whether or not addiction should be treated as a mental/brain disease, or not a disease at all, but rather, a person’s personal choice to use … Continue reading