Some children are Addicted to The Choking Game
I'm sure most people have heard of the 'choking game' that's played by some adolescents and older children. This is a game some young people play in order to get a momentary high before they pass out, some kids refer to it as 'blacking out'.
Young kids either choke themselves or choke each other just long enough to be able achieve a short high....
Alcoholism is a family disease and it affects everyone's life. It doesn't matter what your relationship is with the alcoholic, your life can be affected by their drinking problem. Having an alcoholic or problem drinker in your life can not only cause anger, despair, and depression but you can become as ill as they are.
You may try to control their drinking behavior, make excuses to...
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...
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...
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...
Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone Abuse
Acetaminophen (ACM) was first introduced in 1955 as Tylenol and is definitely still one of the most used medications in the United States. Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic substance (C8H9NO2) that's used to treat headaches, used to treat pain, and used to reduce fevers. Yearly sales of Acetaminophen products are well into the billions of dollars.
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...
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...
Abusing Soma or Carisoprodol May Alleviate More Than Muscle Pain!
Soma Abuse can lead to serious dependency and addiction. Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that is legally prescribed for the treatment of pain due to muscle injury and muscle spasms.
Soma is the brand name for Carisoprodol and comes in tablet form. Soma is also available combined with aspirin or codeine in prescription form....
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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