Tag: addiction treatment

Drug Abuse in Hollywood

January 12, 2019

Though people dream of a career in the middle of the fame and glamour of Hollywood, there is a dark side to the glitter and gold. Drug addiction has affected many of the Hollywood greats, past and present. While some people working as professionals in the spotlight might be able to acclimate to the constant […]

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How Rural Areas Became Drug Hubs

January 11, 2019

The rural United States has suffered a variety of drug epidemics, and the Opioid Crisis is just the most recent. One of the earliest drug epidemics was smoking tobacco – tobacco is one of the original cash crops, and it has been enjoyed throughout the world since it was first produced and exported by colonizers […]

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Ibogaine Treatment for Addiction: What to Expect

January 7, 2019

Ibogaine treatment has become rather common in treating addictive behavior, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other similar disorders. Despite all the hype around it, there is relatively little information explaining what the treatment is about. If you are considering undergoing this particular treatment for your condition, it is understandable to be concerned about what […]

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Native American Drug Addiction Treatment

January 5, 2019

With six recognized racial categories, there are several others residing in the US that have various health and rehabilitation needs. White American, African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander are the six officially classified races in the United States. The Native Americans or the Indian Americans make up […]

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How Pets are Affected by Addiction

January 3, 2019

Losing a pet is never easy. Some people grieve for years, and some need counseling to get them through this difficult time. Try now to image what would happen if your pet lost you. This is one of the many reasons to steer clear of illicit drugs: you never know who you’re hurting. There are […]

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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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Drug Addiction in the Trans Community

December 27, 2018

Remember always that stress is one of the most commonly-cited reasons for drug abuse. Living as a transperson in an uncertain political climate almost always takes a toll – even though there exists a handful of positive transpeople who are public figures, for the most part, transpeople are much more likely to live in poverty […]

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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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