The Link Between Trauma & Substance Abuse +

The Link Between Trauma & Substance Abuse

HOW IS “TRAUMA” DEFINED? “Trauma” is a term that refers to an individual’s “emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster.” However, trauma can result from many other influential experiences, some of which include grief, neglect, terrorism, displacement, physical abuse, going to war, witnessing violence, and even being bullied. Trauma can be

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Key Principles of Addiction Treatment +

Key Principles of Addiction Treatment

Top 5 Key Principles of Addiction Treatment Breaking free of addiction is an important, potentially life-saving, decision that should be taken seriously. Drug rehab or alcohol rehab programs provide the opportunity to escape addiction for good and to embrace a healthy lifestyle free of substance abuse and its accompanying problems. However, anyone who is considering

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Life in recovery | Steps to Take to Stay Clean +

Life in recovery | Steps to Take to Stay Clean

Steps to Take to Stay Clean Addiction is a difficult situation to break whether it’s alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, shopping or unhealthy relationship habits. However, there is a way to conquer it and stay clean for the rest of your life. Long-term success requires adherence to a strategy that will protect you from getting drawn

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Long Term Effects of Vicodin +

Long Term Effects of Vicodin

Long Term Effects of Vicodin Vicodin is an opioid and part of prescription drugs used as a painkiller. Its ingredients include; • Hydrocodone • A synthetic opioid • AcetaminophenBefore getting this prescription drug, you should know that the hydrocodone could be addictive while acetaminophen can be fatal and cause liver damage in some instances. Although

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Top Addicted states in America +

Top Addicted states in America

America’s Drug Epidemic America is the middle of an evolution that is costing the country billions of dollars every year. As stress levels rise for citizens from one state to the next, the country finds itself mired in an epidemic of opiate abuse and alcoholism. The damage this is doing to the country’s natural and

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College Culture and Substance Abuse +

College Culture and Substance Abuse

How College Culture is Encouraging Substance Abuse College is a new starting point in a lot of young people’s lives. It is a time when teenagers transition into adults, and they finally get a taste of what it is like to live away from their parents. This new found independence, brought about by college life,

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