ecstasy addiction

Can You Develop an Ecstasy Addiction?

We often hear about substances of abuse that cause people to grapple with physical dependency and subsequent withdrawal symptoms when they stop using. A large majority of mind-altering substances, such as heroin, cocaine, and alcohol, are not just psychologically addictive, but physically addictive as well. But, there are several other
college students use adderall

Why Do College Students Abuse Adderall?

A recent study on Adderall use in college students reports that anywhere from 7-33% of all college students abuse Adderall at some point during their college years. Research has also concluded that more than half of the students who were prescribed Adderall were asked to sell their pills by peers.
How Long is Drug Rehab

How Long is Drug Rehab?

  Drug addiction is something that directly impacts millions of people each and every year across the United States. Drugs such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drugs are some of the most widely abused drugs in the country and have caused an insurmountable amount of personal destruction and death.
Is Robitussin Addictive

Is Robitussin Addictive?

Robitussin is one of the leading cough medicines in the United States, as it is available in almost all grocery stores and pharmacies. For decades, Robitussin has been relied on by countless individuals to give them relief from a cough associated with a cold or flu. And while it is
suboxone vs methadone

Suboxone vs. Methadone: What Are the Differences?

The United States has been caught in the throes of an opioid epidemic for more than a decade now. From heroin and OxyContin to fentanyl and hydrocodone, millions of Americans have been abusing opioids and continue to do so at shockingly high rates. In fact, approximately 130 people die each
Group therapies

Benefits of Group Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a very isolating, lonely disease. Yes, it might seem like a person who is hooked on drugs or alcohol may constantly be around other people, but that does not equate to the fulfillment one obtains through having healthy relationships. It is a common misconception that people with an
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How to Tell Your Employer You Need to Go to Rehab

Having a job while also being addicted to drugs or alcohol is rare. The vast majority of people with an addiction are unemployed because their substance abuse stands in the way of them performing a job. But that does not mean that all addicts and alcoholics are without a job,
what to do after a relapse

What to Do After a Relapse

A relapse occurs when a person who has gotten sober from drugs or alcohol ends up drinking or drugging again. Instead of just experiencing a lapse (where they drink or use one single, solitary time after getting sober) their active addiction kicks back in and they are regularly drinking or
fentanyl

The Dangers of Fentanyl

While the vast majority of the country’s attention is focused on the coronavirus pandemic, the opioid epidemic continues to rage on. In fact, rates opioid overdose are increasing and are expected to continue to do so as the pandemic continues. The challenges the United States faces with opioids are not
ohio opioid crisis

Ohio Opioid Crisis and Statistics

The opioid crisis has single-handedly transformed the landscape of the nation, taking the lives of hundreds of thousands and permanently affecting the lives of those who survive. In some parts of the country, the opioid crisis runs rampant. One of the most deeply impacted states is Ohio, where the Centers