Category: Alcohol abuse

Specialized Rehabilitation

December 28, 2018

Think of all of the illegal drugs that you can. Which ones come to mind? What’s funny is that most of the drugs that come to mind have probably been around for a long time, and have been used medicinally for most of that time. It’s no secret that using any illegal drugs you can […]

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First Nations People and Drug Addiction

December 25, 2018

Indigenous people in the United States were the first to grow, cultivate, and utilize tobacco. When these Indigenous nations first started using tobacco, tobacco had limited and sacred duties. When European colonizers arrived, though, the use for, amount of, and constitution of tobacco began to change. In fact, everything about tobacco changed, even the name. […]

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What’s Worse?

December 24, 2018

Drug addiction, though often found in those who have a family history of addiction, can affect anyone. Steering clear of drugs and alcohol is the best way to ensure that you won’t become addicted, but everyone has their guilty pleasures, and for some, drugs are a guilty pleasure. Despite knowing that, truly, the only beneficial […]

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The Worst of the Addictive Drugs

December 22, 2018

What makes a drug ‘worse’ than others? There’s no one way to say. The toll that addiction to drugs and alcohol can take not just on a person, but also on an entire community, is devastating. Drug addiction makes a nest for drug dealers, who often come with gangs. Gangs have increasingly leaned on selling […]

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Binge Drinking: Police Officers

December 15, 2018

While it may sound cliché, alcoholism is a disease that does not discriminate. Anyone can fall victim to the effects of excessive drinking. Even the societal role models, the saviors, and the protectors of the law enforcement system can sometimes fail to protect themselves from developing the habit of binge drinking. According to research, incidences […]

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Drug Detox – The Process and Getting Help

November 17, 2018

Drugs are some of the most powerful substances on this planet. Once addicted, an individual caters to the drug and its effects above all else. They put aside their families, loved ones, careers, finances, health; anything they can compromise in exchange for a fix becomes second nature. There often does come a point where addicts […]

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As Legal as They are Dangerous

November 15, 2018

There are very few people who aren’t aware of the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Early in the 20th century, there was far less public information available about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Drug addiction was something that was widely associated with prostitutes, and other undesirable people. That, though, is really where legal and […]

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Alcohol Facts

November 8, 2018

Alcohol is Easy to Get Part of what drives alcohol addiction is the relative ease of obtaining alcoholic drinks – though legally, young people aren’t allowed to have alcohol, adults may purchase alcohol for the child, if they so choose. Alcohol and addiction to alcohol reached dangerous new heights when binge-drinking culture went mainstream in […]

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Avoiding Alcohol During the Holidays

November 1, 2018

If you are wondering how to stay sober during the holidays, you are not alone. Every year, a lot of people go through the same ordeal during the holiday season. Sure, with all the celebration and parties going around, it is hard to stay away from the booze. But at the same time, it is […]

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Affluence and Drug Addiction

October 25, 2018

As stereotypes go, drug addiction is a problem that tends to be linked with poverty. While it is true that poverty is a risk factor for developing an addiction, there are quite a few other factors that have nothing to do with socioeconomic status, such as mental health and family history. The stereotype that poverty […]

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