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Coping with Cocaine Withdrawal

Coping with Cocaine Withdrawal

Cocaine produces a euphoric sense of joy along with an intense high caused by a release of dopamine in the brain. ...
Enabling is Not Helping the Addict in Your Life

Enabling is Not Helping the Addict in Your Life

The difference between helping and enabling is significant in that enabling can harm a person with addiction more ...
Is Snorting Heroin a Thing?

Is Snorting Heroin a Thing?

Heroin is a dangerous drug with highly addictive properties. Snorting heroin can increase the risk for infections, ...
Dealing with Peer Pressure as an Adult

Dealing with Peer Pressure as an Adult

Peer pressure is a very real concern for many adults. Adulthood is full of concerns and anxieties about ...
Defining the Vice: Helping Parents Identify Teen Addiction

Defining the Vice: Helping Parents Identify Teen Addiction

Teenage addiction has many faces. Teenage girls are not necessarily more prone to addiction to drugs and alcohol ...
Underage Drinking in the US is Still a Problem

Underage Drinking in the US is Still a Problem

Underage drinking is a serious problem affecting the health and lives of many young people across the United ...
The History of Addiction Treatment in America

The History of Addiction Treatment in America

Co-occurring disorders happen when mental health conditions coincide with addiction. People with addictions are ...
College Drinking in the US

College Drinking in the US

College drinking in the United States is a huge problem. However, many people do not realize how big of an issue ...
Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Fear can be a powerful motivator, but it often motivates us down the wrong path. If you let fear consume your ...
Dependence vs Addiction

Dependence vs Addiction

When people are talking about dependence and addiction, it can be difficult to understand exactly what they are ...
Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

When addiction is involved, relapse is a common word heard among recovering addicts. In fact, relapse is often a ...
Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Addiction is a dangerous disease that can ruin lives and tear families apart. In the United States, one in four ...
Coping with Cocaine Withdrawal

Coping with Cocaine Withdrawal

Cocaine produces a euphoric sense of joy along with an intense high caused by a release of dopamine in the brain. ...
Enabling is Not Helping the Addict in Your Life

Enabling is Not Helping the Addict in Your Life

The difference between helping and enabling is significant in that enabling can harm a person with addiction more ...
Is Snorting Heroin a Thing?

Is Snorting Heroin a Thing?

Heroin is a dangerous drug with highly addictive properties. Snorting heroin can increase the risk for infections, ...
Dealing with Peer Pressure as an Adult

Dealing with Peer Pressure as an Adult

Peer pressure is a very real concern for many adults. Adulthood is full of concerns and anxieties about ...
Defining the Vice: Helping Parents Identify Teen Addiction

Defining the Vice: Helping Parents Identify Teen Addiction

Teenage addiction has many faces. Teenage girls are not necessarily more prone to addiction to drugs and alcohol ...
Underage Drinking in the US is Still a Problem

Underage Drinking in the US is Still a Problem

Underage drinking is a serious problem affecting the health and lives of many young people across the United ...
The History of Addiction Treatment in America

The History of Addiction Treatment in America

Co-occurring disorders happen when mental health conditions coincide with addiction. People with addictions are ...
College Drinking in the US

College Drinking in the US

College drinking in the United States is a huge problem. However, many people do not realize how big of an issue ...
Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Moving Through Fear to Conquer Addiction

Fear can be a powerful motivator, but it often motivates us down the wrong path. If you let fear consume your ...
Dependence vs Addiction

Dependence vs Addiction

When people are talking about dependence and addiction, it can be difficult to understand exactly what they are ...
Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

Tips for Helping a Friend Avoid Relapse

When addiction is involved, relapse is a common word heard among recovering addicts. In fact, relapse is often a ...
Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Enabling Behaviors that Contribute to Active Alcoholism

Addiction is a dangerous disease that can ruin lives and tear families apart. In the United States, one in four ...

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