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Drug Abuse

How Can I Explain My Drug Addiction to Those Closest to Me? +

How Can I Explain My Drug Addiction to Those Closest to Me?

Addiction іѕ а роwеrful, еvіl fоrсе. It dеѕtrоуѕ bоth thе аddісt аnd thе реорlе hе dеаlѕ wіth еvеrу dау. Thіѕ аrtісlе іѕ dеvоtеd tо undеrѕtаndіng how tо explain аbоut уоur drug addiction tо уоur closest реrѕоn, whеrеvеr іt ѕurfасеѕ іn уоur lіfе. It can bе trulу dіffісult tо tеll іn ѕоmе саѕеѕ Cоnѕіdеr, fоr еxаmрlе,

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Does Drug Abuse Vary by gender? +

Does Drug Abuse Vary by gender?

In 2013, an estimated 25 million Americans reported using illicit recreational drugs within the past year. Drug abuse is a nationwide health issue. This has been problematic in many communities. Drug abuse can affect anyone. People in any and every race, ethnicity, gender, and even across age groups, can become addicted to drugs, tobacco, and/or

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Common Myths About Addiction +

Common Myths About Addiction

Unfortunately, there are countless misconceptions about both addicts and how addiction works. Here are a few misconceptions and the truths that lie behind them:   Myth: Addiction is a Choice Ignorant people love to argue about this and will do so until they’re blue in the face. They’ll say that it was originally the now-addict’s

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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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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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Top 5 Symptoms of Drug Addiction in Teenagers +

Top 5 Symptoms of Drug Addiction in Teenagers

Signs of Drug Addiction in Teenagers Drug addiction is a serious issue and it can be hard to discern whether a teen is using drugs, whether they are your child, a friend, a student or a loved one. You may have noticed some changes in their behavior or appearance that are causing you to worry.

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Drug abuse, alcohol abuse, and addiction can be difficult to beat. However, drug abuse can be stopped through addiction treatment, and addicts can quit using drugs successfully.

Drugs are dangerous, and they can have severe consequences like addiction, illness, and even death.  When a person becomes addicted to drugs, they lose their ability to function normally.

Users can become both physically dependent on a drug, leading to physical withdrawal symptoms should they stop using.  They can also become psychologically dependent on a drug, leading to increased cravings for a drug.

If a person finds that their drug use has gotten out of control, they should get help immediately. The quicker they get help, the sooner they can get on the path to sobriety. If you or a loved one has a drug problem, read these articles to learn more about drug abuse.

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