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Betty Ford's Dream Lives On In Everyone Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol.


Betty Ford's Dream Lives On In Everyone Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol

Betty Ford passed away on July 8th 2011 but will never be forgotten, will always be admired and respected for not only being the First Lady of the United States but for raising awareness about breast cancer and as founder of the Betty Ford Center.
Betty opened our eyes about breast cancer and...

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Recovery for the Non-User.


Recovery for the Non-User

There are so many families fighting drug abuse and addiction today, we all know someone that's either using or addicted to illegal street drugs, prescription drugs, over the counter medications or alcohol. It's sad because everyone is affected when a family member or close friend has a problem with...

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Risk Factors for Suicide Include Drug and Alcohol Abuse.


Risk Factors for Suicide Include Drug and Alcohol Abuse

This isn't a subject that's talked about a lot because it's extremely sad but drug related suicide attempts take place all the time. Did you know that in the United States suicide is the 11th most common cause of death? A big portion of the time suicide is associated with major depression,...

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The 7th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous.


The 7th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous

Humbly Asked Him to Remove Our Shortcomings Alcoholics Anonymous Step 1 - We are no longer in denial, we are able to admit that our lives were unmanageable because alcohol was controlling us, we couldn't control it.
Alcoholics Anonymous Step 2 - In the second step we searched deep within...

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Is The Use of KHAT in The United States More Prevalent Than We Realize?.


Is The Use of KHAT in The United States More Prevalent Than We Realize?

A flowering shrub that grows in East Africa and Southern Arabia is known as Catha edulis and the leaves and small stems of this shrub are known as Khat. Khat is a stimulant type drug that's been abused for years for the euphoric effects received when it's chewed. Individuals that use khat to get...

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Gangs Responsibility and Impact on Drug Abuse in the United States.


Gangs Responsibility and Impact on Drug Abuse in the United States

There are a variety of ways drugs find their way into the United States but not many people realize that gangs are part of the reason. There are 3 primary types of gangs that are responsible for distributing and sometimes producing drugs in the United States. Gangs not only distribute and produce...

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Gaming Addiction - More Serious Than You Think.


Gaming Addiction - More Serious Than You Think

There are many forms of addiction and it's not just associated with alcohol, drugs, gambling or foods. When an individual is addicted they are mentally, emotionally and sometimes physically dependent on their behaviors. No matter what a person is addicted to, there are consequences that arise from...

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You Don't Have to Be Addicted to Painkillers to Overdose on Them.


You Don't Have to Be Addicted to Painkillers to Overdose on Them

More and more people are misusing oxycontin every day and are in need of help for their addiction. OxyContin is a prescription narcotic pain reliever that was approved in 1995 by the FDA for the treatment of pain. The main active ingredient in oxycontin is oxycodone which is a derivative of opium...

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The 6th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous.


The 6th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous

Were Entirely Ready to Have God Remove all These Defects of Character Alcoholics Anonymous Step 1 - We are no longer in denial, we are able to admit that our lives were unmanageable because alcohol was controlling us, we couldn't control it.
Alcoholics Anonymous Step 2 - In the second step we...

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From Energy Drinks to Chocolate Brownies, What Will It Be Next?.


From Energy Drinks to Chocolate Brownies, What Will It Be Next?

It seems like we go from one extreme to another anymore, first there's products put on the market to 'boost energy' that are full of caffeine like Red Bull, AMP, and Rockstar which are a cause for concern especially for anyone with heart problems.
These products have become quite popular...

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