drug abuse

Long-Term Consequences of Substance Abuse

Long-Term Consequences of Substance Abuse

The consequences of using substances for the long-term can be pretty devastating. It not only puts stress on the user but it affects the people around them as well. Physical and psychological effects can easily turn a healthy person into a frail version of themselves...
Dangers Of Kratom

Dangers Of Kratom

Kratom is a plant that mostly germinates in Southeast Asia; it’s leaves have psychotropic and opioid-like pain-relieving effects. People who live in areas where kratom grows sometimes use it to treat pain, diarrhea, fatigue, and coughs. People living in the U.S. have...
Substance Abuse in the U.S.

Substance Abuse in the U.S.

All around the world, there are people that struggle with substance abuse. It has become such a rampant issue in this world, even more so in America. Annually, substance abuse costs this nation around $740 billion in costs due to crime, lost work productivity, and...
Link Between Substance Abuse and HIV

Link Between Substance Abuse and HIV

Substance abuse is the poisonous use of psychoactive substances, which includes hard drugs and alcohol. The use of psychoactive substances can result in a dependence syndrome. This syndrome is a cluster of cognitive, psychological and behavioral phenomena that...
The Problem With Marijuana Legalization

The Problem With Marijuana Legalization

Legislation has fought for years over the legalization of marijuana, but in the last decade, more groups have fought hard for the drug to be legalized. There has been a massive switch in public opinion on the drug, with over 60% of Americans supporting the...
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