Drug Abuse

Drug abuse resources from More Than Rehab. Learn more about the contributing factors to addiction and the treatment options available for someone who is struggling:

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

2020-09-28T18:39:17+00:00

Are you concerned that a loved one may be abusing drugs because you have seen what appear to be lesions or scabs on the skin? These types of skin sores just never really seem to go away, or sometimes they even seem to get worse. Unfortunately, with drug and alcohol abuse, scabs and lesions on […]

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?2020-09-28T18:39:17+00:00

Common Ways Addicts Store or Hide Their Drugs

2020-09-17T22:17:31+00:00

Anyone who has ever known or loved an addict knows just how far they would go to continue getting high and they would also never question their ingenuity when it comes to trying to conceal or hide their drugs from others. If there is one thing in common between all people who suffer from the […]

Common Ways Addicts Store or Hide Their Drugs2020-09-17T22:17:31+00:00

Hygiene and Drug Use: Why Does Use Cause a Lack of Care?

2020-09-28T18:40:43+00:00

It can be very sad when we see a loved one who is putting off their appearance, or is not taking care of themselves, because of drug abuse or drug addiction. If you, or a loved one, need help getting back on the road to a healthy, sober life, then we are here to help! We can answer any questions you may have about the recovery process and would love to teach you the tools to get back on the road to loving yourself again!

Hygiene and Drug Use: Why Does Use Cause a Lack of Care?2020-09-28T18:40:43+00:00

How Can Drug Court Help Addicts Recover & Avoid Jail?

2020-08-30T16:32:32+00:00

Recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction is never easy, but for some it can require more intervention. The level of care necessary really depends on the individual and is affected by things like how long the person has been abusing alcohol or drugs, how heavily they have been using these substances, and whether or […]

How Can Drug Court Help Addicts Recover & Avoid Jail?2020-08-30T16:32:32+00:00

Is it Easy to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?

2020-08-20T20:01:55+00:00

Most of us are aware of the illicit drug market that usually consists of players, like your local street dealers, their suppliers, and then their suppliers, eventually working all the way up, ending at whoever manufactured the product. When most people think of the drug trade, they associate it with organizations like the Mexican drug […]

Is it Easy to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?2020-08-20T20:01:55+00:00

The Military and Drug Use

2020-09-03T19:31:15+00:00

Besides alcohol, substances like marijuana and cocaine are also common among active duty service members currently in the military, however, due to the fact that testing positive to a random drug test could lead to a dishonorable discharge, many military members develop problems associated with alcohol or prescription painkillers, commonly prescribed due to injuries from combat or carrying and operating heavy equipment. For instance, during the years of 2001 to 2009, the number of painkillers prescribed to the military more than quadrupled, causing a subsequent rise in opioid use disorders as well. In 2017, one in four active-duty members of the United States military received a prescription for opioids.

The Military and Drug Use2020-09-03T19:31:15+00:00

Can I Get COVID-19 From Drug Use?

2020-10-20T01:29:00+00:00

 

The coronavirus, also commonly known as COVID-19, has rapidly swept across the globe, ultimately causing worldwide economic shut downs in the hopes of flattening the curve to potentially save millions of lives that are at risk of death from this dangerous virus. The problem with COVID-19 is that the virus can last on surfaces for […]

Can I Get COVID-19 From Drug Use?2020-10-20T01:29:00+00:00

How Do Drug Cartels Affect Drug Flow Into The US?

2020-08-20T20:54:19+00:00

Mexican transnational organized crime groups, often referred to as cartels, have spent several decades establishing intricate, complex routes and connections to smuggle illegal drugs across the United States and Mexico border. Border Patrol, and other governing agencies such as the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), have been waging […]

How Do Drug Cartels Affect Drug Flow Into The US?2020-08-20T20:54:19+00:00

Colleges and Drugs: What are the Popular Drugs to Look Out for in 2020?

2020-08-20T20:56:06+00:00

Due to things like social experimentation, peer pressure, stress and childhood trauma, many college students turn to drugs or alcohol. If you or someone you know may be struggling with a substance use disorder, please do not hesitate to reach out for help! Many have been where you are before and they have gotten the help necessary to get back on track. College is a very rewarding experience, but we also know that it can be very stressful.

Colleges and Drugs: What are the Popular Drugs to Look Out for in 2020?2020-08-20T20:56:06+00:00

Nootropics: A Dangerous New Addiction

2020-03-25T19:36:05+00:00

It is true that not all nootropic drugs are considered to be dangerous, but there are still those who have very serious side effects. Part of what makes these drugs so compelling is that they are usually medically prescribed or available for purchase over the counter, so people associate them with having less risk. Another component that increases the danger level of these drugs is what is known as increased tolerance, sometimes the user needs more and more to achieve the desired effect, this can cause them to use more of the same drug, or turn to other more harmful drugs instead.

Nootropics: A Dangerous New Addiction2020-03-25T19:36:05+00:00
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