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:

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine

2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00

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 […]

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00

The Many Forms of Weed

2020-11-10T22:35:50+00:00

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 […]

The Many Forms of Weed2020-11-10T22:35:50+00:00

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

2020-10-29T18:20:46+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?2020-10-29T18:20:46+00:00

Common Ways Addicts Store or Hide Their Drugs

2021-01-15T00:50:41+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 Drugs2021-01-15T00:50:41+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?

2020-11-30T18:26:28+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?2020-11-30T18:26:28+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
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