Drugs

There are thousands of drug types and effects can vary wildly by person. When abused, the effects can include our loved ones and friends. Knowing about drugs, how life is affected, and how to get help will make the difference and is what we are committed to in this set of articles. Can’t find the information you need? Contact us and we’ll do our best to get answers for you.

Does My Addiction to My Depression Meds Count as a Dual Diagnosis?

Does My Addiction to My Depression Meds Count as a Dual Diagnosis? Treating depression can be challenging. Some people may experience uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms if they abruptly stop taking their medications, but these symptoms are a sign of physical dependence, [...]

What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much

What to Do When Your Drug Use Becomes Too Much So you’ve had enough. Enough of destroying your life and enough of destroying the lives of loved ones in the process. All because of drugs. Drugs are holding you prisoner. Well, addiction doesn’t [...]

Do Drug Abuse Deterrents Work?

Do Drug Abuse Deterrents Work? In an effort to reduce prescription drug abuse, many pharmaceutical companies introduced abuse-deterrent formulations that are designed to make product manipulation more difficult and abuse of the drugs [...]

The Dangers of Using Contaminated Drugs

The Dangers of Using Contaminated Drugs Any drug or psychoactive substance has potential dangers. Side effects and overdose risks are always considerations. An additional danger is that drugs may become intentionally or unintentionally contaminated. [...]

Lyme Disease and Drug Addiction

People who live with Lyme disease face a daily battle marked by fatigue and pain. Ordinary tasks can become challenging and stressful leading some individuals to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. Lyme [...]

The Connection between Behavioral Addictions and Substance Use Disorders

The Connection between Behavioral Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Behavioral addictions, such as an addiction to gambling or shopping, are characterized by consistent compulsions to participate in certain behaviors, regardless of the consequences. Those with behavioral [...]

What is Kratom?

What is Kratom? Kratom is an evergreen tree related to coffee. It is grown in Southeast Asia, and use is traditional in this area. According to the Transnational Institute's article “Kratom in Thailand,” up to 70% of the [...]

Lupus and Prescription Drug Addiction

Lupus and Prescription Drug Addiction Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder or inflammatory disease that occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own organs and tissues. The inflammation of lupus can affect multiple body [...]

Addicted to Lunesta (Eszopiclone)

Addicted to Lunesta (Eszopiclone) Insomnia is an incredibly frustrating disorder to endure. The need for sleep is powerful, and it is directly connected to a wide range of psychological issues: people who can’t sleep are more prone to [...]

What Is Kanna?

What Is Kanna? Some claim that Kanna is a powerful antidepressant that provides relief without the side effects of prescribed antidepressant medications. While herbal supplements and essential oils have been used since [...]

Machine Operators and Addiction

Machine Operators and Addiction Machine operators often have very physically and technically demanding jobs. Whether you work in high-tech electronics, transportation equipment or construction, you are probably familiar with a host of [...]

What Are Psychedelic Amphetamines?

What Are Psychedelic Amphetamines? Amphetamines are some of the most commonly abused drugs in the world, as they are present in many popular substances. These kinds of drugs stimulate the central nervous system, which generally leads to [...]
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