What is Drug Addiction?

2019-05-20T16:07:08-07:00May 8th, 2019|

What is Drug Addiction? How Can You Tell if Someone Might Be Addicted? Drug addiction is something that’s regularly misunderstood by people all over the world. When you hear someone has a drug addiction, you tend to blame them right

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The Withdrawal Timeline for Commonly Abused Drugs

2019-05-20T16:23:09-07:00April 29th, 2019|

What Is A Withdrawal Timeline? Are you attempting to get through withdrawal after suffering from drug addiction? Perhaps you are watching a friend, family member or loved one journey through this process. It can be a difficult time filled with

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

2019-05-20T16:33:34-07:00April 24th, 2019|

What Are Co-occurring Disorders: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Human psychology can be a complex subject, as it tends to remain so unknown despite centuries of study and medical involvement. Many people who face addiction can get caught in a mental

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What Does Life As An Addict Feel Like?

2019-05-20T16:00:55-07:00April 1st, 2019|

What Would Life Be Like for You if You Were An Addict? Drug addiction is something that touches the lives of many of us. There's probably someone you know or someone you're close to who has had a brush with

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Most Common Signs of Drug Addiction

2019-05-20T16:06:18-07:00March 25th, 2019|

Drug Addiction Signs & Risks Are you being affected by the worry that someone in your life is falling into drug addiction? Drug addiction is a difficult reality for many people in the United States-- a reality that can be

What Are the Side Effects of Cocaine?

2019-05-01T14:56:53-07:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Cocaine? Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in the United States as well as the world. It’s a powerful stimulant drug, meaning it increases alertness and awareness in the mind. Cocaine is by far the most

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How to Cope When Your Spouse Enters Rehab

2019-03-18T21:26:52-07:00February 4th, 2019|

Seeking treatment for addiction can seem like a hard decision when it happens to family and friends, but how do you deal when it is your spouse who is entering rehab? It can be hard to unpack all of the

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Students Who Use ‘Study Drugs’: What Are the Dangers?

2019-02-20T21:43:57-07:00January 30th, 2019|

As the pressure on students to excel scholastically from kindergarten through grad school has dramatically risen over the past few decades, the abuse of study drugs has increased proportionately. Not only does this misuse of drugs meant to treat ADHD

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Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13-07:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want