There are many different misconceptions pertaining to problem drinking, drug addiction and substance abuse treatment and hopefully many mistaken beliefs and myths can be put to rest for people with questions regarding addiction and recovery.
Today there are so many young and older people who really do need to seek help for their alcohol or drug abuse before they become chronically addicted...
The dangers and risks associated with cooking methamphetamine are very serious for everyone not just the individual(s) that produces the illegal drugs. Just breathing in the gasses and fumes when meth is cooked can cause extremely serious respiratory problems for anyone exposed to the toxic chemical vapors.
Anyone living in the surrounding area of a meth lab is at risk because of possible...
It's not abnormal for a person with a drinking problem to deny the fact that their use of alcohol is having a negative impact on their life. Many people who are dependent on alcohol have distorted views of what an alcoholic is. They see themselves as normal functional people who like to drink because alcoholics are usually homeless dysfunctional people living on the streets.
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Sometimes parents mistake their young adolescent and teens changes in personality and behavior for symptoms of substance use not realizing they're just part of growing up. Not only are there physical changes that take place during puberty, emotional changes are beginning to emerge at this time too.
Dramatic personality changes can begin taking place during puberty which sometimes leaves...
There's not much you can't buy or learn on the internet today if you own a computer or have access to one. Illegal substances can be purchased through the internet and unfortunately that's how a lot of people are obtaining some of the drugs they abuse and sell today. Not only can you buy illicit drugs online but you can also purchase controlled narcotic painkillers and other prescribed drugs as...Read Full Article
It's that time of the year again and it's going to be a hot and humid summer. Air conditioners are a necessity during the summertime but it's unfortunate that so many young people find ways to misuse them. Air conditioning units contain refrigerants like Freon that cools down the air so we're able to stay comfortable in 90 degree plus weather, but that's not all refrigerants are used for...Read Full Article
Anyone that's ever been addicted to drugs or alcohol and is now successfully managing their recovery knows firsthand just how debilitating and incapacitating dependence can be. Family and friends will never forget the emotional pain and fear they experienced when their loved one was actively using. But they're grateful and thankful that the person they care about received help and is working hard...Read Full Article
Underage drinking is becoming a serious problem. The reason for this is because it is becoming increasingly easy for teens and children to get a hold of alcohol by way of various means. High school parties, for example, are allowing teenagers to get access to alcohol much more easily than ever before. You cannot be next to your teen all the time so there is no way to completely prevent them from...Read Full Article
Choosing the right type of substance abuse program to meet your needs is vitally essential. There are a wide variety of different types of substance abuse programs to choose from, including: Long Distance Programs Local Programs Residential Programs Inpatient Programs Outpatient Programs Long Term Programs Short Term Programs Therapy and Counseling Programs...Read Full Article
There are quite a few different substances in the world, some illicit and some not, that can be abused by people. Some drugs are commonly thought of when you think of drug abuse, such as marijuana and cocaine, but there are many other substances out there that people are using and abusing and potentially causing a whole lot of harm with over time. Two such examples of substances that are readily...Read Full Article
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