The Effects Of Drug Abuse On Health
Substance use disorders are associated with a wide range of short- and long-term health effects. They can vary depending on the type of drug, how much and how often it’s taken and the person’s general health. Overall, the effects of drug abuse and dependence can be far-reaching. They can impact almost every organ in the […]Read more
Why do people get addicted?
No one factor can predict if a person will become #addicted to #drugs. A combination of factors influences risk for addiction. The more risk factors a person has, the greater the chance that taking drugs can lead to addiction. For example: The #genes that people are born with account for about half of a person’s […]Read more
What Is drug addiction?
Many people don’t understand why or how other people become addicted to #drugs. They may mistakenly think that those who use drugs lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop their drug use simply by choosing to. In reality, #drugaddiction is a complex disease, and quitting usually takes more than good intentions or […]Read more
You are not alone
One feels very lonely and alone when on drug or alcohol abuse. Drug and Alcohol addiction can a very painful experience both emotionally and physically. If you are alone and have no family support of that of loved ones, it is very difficult to pull out of this addiction unless you are determined and have […]Read more
Managing Substance Abuse During COVID-19
Committing to a recovery journey just got harder thanks to COVID-19. The forced isolation, disruption in necessary routine, and in many cases, the temporary halt to in-person therapy and meetings have conspired to make recovery even more difficult. Even those who may not have a diagnosed problem with alcohol addiction are turning to alcohol in […]Read more
5 Facts You Might Not Know About Addiction
It’s taken the health care community many decades of hard work, but addiction is widely recognized as the disease it is by most of the population. This makes recognizing and treating addiction a bit easier in that we now have a shared vocabulary and a reduction in social stigma. Yet nearly 21 million Americans struggle […]Read more