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How Chronic Pain Can Lead to Drug Abuse

By |2021-04-15T19:46:14+00:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pain is a normal part of life. It is our body’s reaction to illness or injury – a warning that something is wrong. Usually, pain lessens as soon as the body recovers. The hurting stops and things go back to normal. But this doesn’t happen all the time. Not when it’s chronic pain.

Chronic pain is […]

5 Ways to Conquer Drug Cravings

By |2021-04-15T19:47:51+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

When you have a substance use disorder or an addiction, one of the hardest things to do in life is quit using drugs and alcohol. One of the main reasons for this is that you will begin craving the drugs or alcohol, almost immediately after you decide to quit. So, what are some good ways […]

What Is A Dual Diagnosis?

By |2021-02-19T21:09:18+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Depression, Drug Abuse, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, addiction or substance use disorders are very common in our country. Nearly 21 million Americans struggle with this disease every day. Sadly, out of those 21 million people, only around 10% of them will ever receive treatment for their addiction or substance use disorder. For those who are able to receive treatment, they […]

What are Quaaludes and Why Were They Popular?

By |2021-02-10T21:41:28+00:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Quaaludes–perhaps you’ve heard of them or maybe you have even tried them yourself? Quaaludes are often talked about with a sense of nostalgia, usually being referenced in movies by someone’s grandma who has a secret stash of them left over from the 70’s when the drug was at its height in popularity. More recently however, […]

7 Healthy Foods To Eat While Detoxing From Drugs

By |2021-02-26T20:07:17+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

 

Getting sober can be difficult for people who have even what seems to be a mild substance abuse problem. Part of what makes recovery so difficult, is going through the initial drug detox and sometimes painful withdrawals when they first stop using their drug of choice. While many people experience some sort of drug detox […]

Why Do People Get High?

By |2021-04-15T19:48:31+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , |

In today’s crazy world it may seem like more and more people are reaching for drugs and alcohol to get high, in order to help them cope with the struggles of our “new normal”. Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic that our country is still facing, alcoholism and relapse rates are once again on the […]

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine

By |2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, there are more than 1.6 million Americans who report having abused crystal meth sometime within the past year. Out of that number, roughly one million of them will also state that they suffered from a methamphetamine use disorder within that same year. A substance use disorder, also known as an addiction, is when someone […]

The Many Forms of Weed

By |2020-11-10T22:35:50+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , |

Marijuana goes by many names, such as weed, cannabis, and herb. It also has a long history of use within the United States. Many political and racial factors led to it being outlawed in the United States, though the stigma surrounding weed has slowly changed across America as more and more states vote to legalize […]

Before You Use Meth, Read This First

By |2021-03-30T23:20:22+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meth is a very dangerous and highly addictive drug. It is used by a wide range of different types of people in the United States. However, it is typically more common among old teens or young adults, with the average age of a meth user being around 30 years old, much younger than cocaine […]

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

By |2021-01-22T21:22:46+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 […]

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