Addiction

Struggling with Alcoholism: How to Stop Drinking

Struggling with Alcoholism: How to Stop Drinking

When you’re struggling with alcoholism, attempts to stop drinking are often difficult. However, steps can be taken to progress toward recovery and ensure a successful return to a fulfilling life. It’s important to recognize that stopping substance abuse requires outside help for sobriety to be achievable and lasting. Why You Need to Know How to […]

Your Words Are Important! 3 Things to Never Say to an Alcoholic

Your Words Are Important! 3 Things to Never Say to an Alcoholic

Alcohol abuse and alcohol is not something to take lightly, it is a disease. The disease of alcoholism impacts people everywhere without discrimination. Unfortunately, alcohol abuse takes the lives of over 88,000 people in the United States every year. If someone close to you is hurting and struggling with alcohol, there are ways you can […]

Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal: What to Expect and How to Cope

Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal: What to Expect and How to Cope

There are nearly 1 million Americans who are using heroin each year. Additionally, there are numerous more addicts who do not report their use of drugs. Due to the degree of the heroin problem that is damaging communities in the United States as well as other countries, there’s a great chance that you already know someone […]

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Not What the Doctor Ordered: 8 Common Prescription Drugs That Can Be Addictive

Each year, more than 15 million American citizens are abusing prescription drugs. Often addiction and substance abuse are perceived as hard street, illicit drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Yet, realistically, prescription drugs get abused much more than illicit substances. And millions of people in the U.S. are now dealing with addiction to a medication […]

9 Serious Signs of Marijuana Addiction That You Need to Be Aware of

9 Serious Signs of Marijuana Addiction That You Need to Be Aware of

Approximately 52% of American adults have reported smoking marijuana at least one time. That adds up to nearly 162 million people in the U.S. There are many reasons why marijuana has become such a popular substance such as availability, positive publicity, perceived safety and much more. Due to all of the great things marijuana has going in its favor, […]