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Hallucinogens: Psychoactive Drugs

March 9th, 2020

People are using psychoactive drugs for social or recreational purposes, or to enable them to experience a more enlightened sense of being. However, hallucinogens also have a dark side and can be very dangerous.

Are Addicts Doomed for Failure?

March 6th, 2020

Addiction and alcoholism can be effectively treated and managed with combined help from medical professionals and family/peer support.

Mixing Heroin & Ambien

March 4th, 2020

Mixing a prescribed medication of any kind with another chemical substance is never a good idea, especially when it comes to heroin and Ambien.

The Link Between Addiction and Incarceration

March 2nd, 2020

Addiction and incarceration actually go hand-in-hand in many ways. Many criminals end up in jail and the prison system directly as a result of their substance abuse issues.

Domestic Violence & Alcoholism

February 28th, 2020

The link between alcohol consumption and domestic violence is not a new or shocking connection. Feelings of anger, hostility, aggression, and violence are often associated with alcohol abuse.

Mixing Suboxone and Valium

February 26th, 2020

Two drugs that are commonly mixed are Suboxone and Valium, both potent prescription medications that are known for being habit-forming.

How Addiction Affects Marriage

February 24th, 2020

Alcohol and substance use are among the most common reasons given for a divorce—the third most common reason for women and the eighth-most common for men.

How Opioids Affect Dopamine Levels

February 21st, 2020

In the early stages of opioid abuse and addiction, the stimulation of the reward system in the brain, due to dopamine, is a primary reason why people take these drugs repeatedly.

Xanax vs. Valium

February 19th, 2020

Experimenting with addictive benzodiazepines such as Xanax and Valium very often leads to addiction, seeing as both drugs are extremely habit-forming.

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