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Can My Employer Fire Me if I Go to Rehab?

August 13th, 2019|0 Comments

While most people think of addicts as unemployed and sometimes homeless, the truth is that most addicts are actually part of the working population. With an estimated 19.7 million U.S. adults suffering from a substance abuse problem, it’s only natural [...]

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The Difference Between Crack and Cocaine

August 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Cocaine and crack or crack cocaine are two of the most popular street drugs in the world. While cocaine was infamously once used in toothache medication, cough medicine, and even soft drinks, today, it’s an illegal Schedule [...]

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Meth vs Adderall – Are They the Same?

July 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Amphetamines are a frequently abused class of drugs, listed by the World Health Organization as the second most frequently abused drug. But, while amphetamines are frequently abused for illicit and recreational purposes, there are many different types [...]

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How to Admit an Addiction to Your Boss

June 17th, 2019|0 Comments

If you’re struggling with an addiction, you’re not alone. The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimates 19.7 million U.S. adults suffer from drug or alcohol addiction, with 38% struggling with more. A further 1 in 10 [...]

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Stress and Addiction

June 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Substance abuse disorder, typically referred to as drug and alcohol addiction, affects millions of Americans aged 12 and up. With some studies showing that 1 in 10 Americans will suffer a substance use disorder during their lifetime, addiction affects [...]

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How to Admit Addiction to Your Kids

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Struggling with an addiction is a life-impacting problem. Substance-use disorders affect your ability to make good decisions, behave in an empathetic way, to prioritize the right things, to earn money, to be there for your children, and to progress [...]

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Safe Injection Sites – Pros and Cons

May 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Safe injection sites, or Supervised Injection Sites (SiS) are increasingly controversial as they become more prevalent across the United States, but what does science say? If you’re a parent or one of your loved ones is using or addicted, [...]

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What Is Gabapentin?

April 9th, 2019|0 Comments

In 2018, Gabapentin was the 5th most prescribed drug in the nation. Today, it is quickly raising alarms as a substance that has a high risk of addiction and abuse. The drug, which is commonly prescribed under [...]

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What Does Cocaine Do to You?

March 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Cocaine is abused by more than 1.5 million people in the United States, making it one of the most popular street drugs in the country. Despite being illegal since the 1970s, cocaine remains popular for both one-off [...]