When addiction is so pronounced that the only thing preventing you from getting treatment is your admission that you have fallen through the cracks, is there still a way to get things back to normal?
Like what the ad said, “Once you pop, you can’t stop.” But if you do stop, there lie the multitudes of problems you’ll experience all at the same time. The Growing Problem The number of painkiller addicts is on the rise in America and what’s more disturbing is it is one of the leading […]
An In-Depth Look At Alcoholism And Its Causes We might have an opioid crisis in our midst, and while the attention it’s getting nationwide is merited, this writer can’t help but think about the other silent cancer than we’ve been fighting a seemingly losing battle against for years – alcoholism.
It was a very relaxed day for me yesterday as I lounged around in my pajamas and did nothing except watch TV. You know those days when there is nothing to do (or maybe you’ve come up with the decision that you don’t want to do anything) but just be lazy and have a […]
A study by Doctors of Philosophy Barry Lester and Linda Lagasse titled “Children of Addicted Women” was published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information or NCBI website. It had 191 reference articles, books, or publications, and thousands upon thousands of valuable words on the issue. The bottom line is that their study explains […]
What is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Prenatal drug exposure can lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. It is a disorder with three classifications – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or FAS, Fetal Alcohol Effects, and Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder. The most severe complication in the spectrum is FAS. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or FASD manifests […]
Until now, the research on babies inside the womb with mothers who are either alcohol dependent or drug-addicted is ongoing and has some grave news. In the UK, four babies are born each day with addiction, either alcohol or drugs. As for news in the United States, four babies are born each HOUR […]
Alcohol is more detrimental than marijuana when it comes to mental health, says a new study.
Recovering from substance abuse is a daunting task for people battling addiction. Addiction recovery does not end with leaving rehabilitation centers. More importantly, recovery must continue outside of recovery centers. Thus, people must have a support system which can help them to achieve complete recovery. A recovering person’s support system is not necessarily composed of […]
Transitioning from being a self-addict into a recovered one is a challenging journey. There might be hurdles along the way which might tempt you to go back to your old self. You might undergo withdrawal since the brain is trying to adjust on having a low- to non-dependability on a substance. However, with these self-help […]
Addiction can affect anybody, no matter how old or young, and counseling is a necessary step to recovering from it. Proper counseling addresses its underlying causes and prevents these triggers from causing a relapse. Teens And Substance Abuse Teenagers can fall into addiction. Their decision-making capabilities are misguided and easily affected by herd mentality. When […]
With the emergence of the digital world, more and more consumers are now purchasing their medications online. Because of the advantages and benefits it brings to the table, most people prefer this method. However, as a consumer, you also have to be wary of the cons of online pharmacies. Listed below are some of the […]