Drug Addiction

Vicodin Addiction: Signs and What to do

Vicodin addiction and abuse are more common than you might think. Vicodin is a highly addictive prescription medication and addiction to it can be lethal. Science Direct reports that the majority of Vicodin addiction begins as a prescription. This makes it particularly dangerous. And when trying to quit, the withdrawal symptoms of Vicodin can [...]

2020-06-16T16:23:24-07:00

The Safe Way to End Valium Dependency or Valium Addiction

There are millions of people struggling with Valium dependency and or Valium Addiction in the United States today. The most commonly affected by Valium Dependency or Valium Addiction is the person whom was prescribed Valium to address a temporary stressful life situation (which later was resolved) and has continued taking Valium as [...]

2020-04-17T07:32:10-07:00

What Does Meth Do to Your Brain?

Meth, or methamphetamine, is a central nervous system stimulant used for recreation, stimulation, and even weight loss. Methamphetamine is closely related to amphetamines, which are distributed as medical drugs in the form of Adderall and similar medications but is considered too strong and too addictive for medical use. Methamphetamine is a Schedule II drug, [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:12-07:00

Drug Rehab for Veterans

The United States proud history of military service is one that is both admirable and often essential to our country’s role in global politics. But, for the 18.5 million men and women now discharged from the military, that service makes them more vulnerable to substance abuse and substance use disorders, known as SUDs or [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:13-07:00

What is PCP?

Phencyclidine or PCP is a popular recreational drug, known for its dissociative, hallucinogenic, and euphoric effects. The drug is a schedule II drug in the United States but is still popular as a street drug. In fact, some estimates suggest that as many as 2.9% of adults over age 25 have had the drug [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:13-07:00

The Best Addiction Recovery Podcasts

Recovering from addiction of any kind is a process that we live each day on an ongoing basis, seeking consistent improvement daily. Recovery is a way of life, not something you do once and forget about. Immersing yourself in your recovery, surrounding yourself with information and help and positive stories, and constantly learning to [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:13-07:00

Losing a Loved One to Addiction – How to Cope

No matter what your relationship, losing a loved one is a terrible and traumatic event. Losing your loved one to a disorder such as addiction may make that process worse and may add to your own trauma. People who survive their addicted loved ones may feel pressured by grief, stigma, and blame and may [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:13-07:00

The Secret of Getting into an Addict’s Mind

More than 19 million Americans struggle with addiction, with statistics suggesting that as many as 1 in 10 of us will have a substance use disorder during our lifetimes. Addictions range from illicit substances to alcohol to dependencies on prescription medication, with reasons ranging from simple prescription use to recreational abuse. No matter what the [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:53-07:00

What Do I Do If My Child is Dealing Drugs?

If you suspect your child of dealing drugs, you may have to take immediate action to protect them. Drug dealing is illegal in the United States, most individuals who sell drugs also use them, and your loved one is likely putting their health, future, and life opportunities at risk. While you can’t make choices [...]

2020-04-02T09:01:54-07:00