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  • The Vicious Cycle of Chronic Addiction, Where Does It Start and When Does It End?

    The Vicious Cycle of Chronic Addiction, Where Does It Start and When Does It End?

    The Sad truth about Chronic Addiction It's probably very hard for most people to grasp how anyone could let themselves become dependent on alcohol or drugs if they have never experienced drug addiction personally or through someone they know.
    Many people who have never experienced addiction first hand don't understand how someone could let this happen to them self. It's hard for some people...

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  • Treatment Approaches for Substance Abuse and Dependency

    Treatment Approaches for Substance Abuse and Dependency

    Medically Assisted Treatment for Substance Abuse Unfortunately in this day and age we still have thousands of people suffering from addiction to alcohol and drugs that are in need of treatment for this serious disease. People of all ages are suffering and many of them know they need help but are afraid to seek treatment for several reasons.
    It has to be extremely hard for a person to admit...

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  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Facts - How Much Do You Know?

    Alcohol and Substance Abuse Facts - How Much Do You Know?

    Alcohol and Drug Use List of Facts Did you know that men and women who have a problem with alcohol are eighteen times more likely to use prescription drugs for non-medical reasons than those that don't use alcohol at all?
    Two different studies were done by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and they also found that young people under the age of 25 were much more likely to abuse alcohol...

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  • Drug Abuse Slang and Street Terms - Drug Slang and Terminology

    Drug Abuse Slang and Street Terms - Drug Slang and Terminology

    Street Terms and Descriptions of Popular Drugs Abused by Teens and Young Adults Recreationally The reason for this article is to help parents and caregivers understand just how dangerous it is today for our children and young people when it comes to having fun and partying.
    Drugs of abuse change all the time and most parents don't even know some of these dangerous drugs exist. Most don't...

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  • Drug Paraphernalia II - Hidden Stashes

    Drug Paraphernalia II - Hidden Stashes

    Drug Paraphernalia and Hidden Stashes, Would You Be Able To Spot It? As mentioned last week, there are many ways drug users conceal the substances they abuse and you can be sure drug paraphernalia will continually change. It's important that parents, teachers, and care givers understand just how widespread drug use is today and just how clever those who use drugs are.
    Many Manufacturers...

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  • Drug Paraphernalia, What Every Parent Should Know

    Drug Paraphernalia, What Every Parent Should Know

    Staying a Step Ahead of a Drug User Isn't All That Easy To Do! This article will be the 1st of 2 articles pertaining to Drug Paraphernalia. There are so many different and unique ways people conceal and stash their pills and substances it's understandable that it goes un-noticed by parents, teachers and caregivers. Hopefully the information in these articles will help parents to stay one step...

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  • That Recreational 'TRIP' May Be Pushing Life Too Far!

    That Recreational 'TRIP' May Be Pushing Life Too Far!

    Mind Altering Nutmeg High and Ivory Wave could lead to Death Recreational drug use is extremely common today. The use of illegal drugs, prescription drugs and over the counter medications is very widespread and the use of legal drugs for non-medical reasons is increasing in numbers by the day.
    Many people abuse substances and medications recreationally just to enhance their enjoyment...

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  • Alcohol Addiction and Substance Abuse Among the Elderly

    Alcohol Addiction and Substance Abuse Among the Elderly

    Our Aging Generation and Substance and Alcohol Use When we think about drug, substance, or alcohol abuse for the most part we think about young teens and young adults. We completely forget that anyone of any age can find themselves caught up in a whirl-wind of drug or alcohol abuse.
    The numbers are continuing to grow among the older adults that misuse alcohol, prescription drugs and other...

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  • Understanding the Connection Between Drug Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

    Understanding the Connection Between Drug Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

    Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse & Bipolar Disorder are a very common Trio I think at one time or another, we have all experienced feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fatigue, guilt and irritability. I think we could all agree that we also have had times that we experienced euphoria, poor judgment, and racing thoughts, had problems with concentration and been agitated or irritated. Just through...

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  • BE AWARE! You May Think You Know What's In Your Alcoholic Beverage

    BE AWARE! You May Think You Know What's In Your Alcoholic Beverage

    If you think 'Date Rape' drugs are a thing of the past, think again! In the past several years all the information that's been brought to our attention in the news about date rape drugs like Rohypnol, you would only hope that women would be more aware and much less trust-worthy. That doesn't seem to be the case for some women.
    Slipping drugs into women's drinks at parties, concerts, raves...

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