Category Archives: Addiction Articles

  • The Effects of Drug Abuse on Family and Friends
    Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

    The Effects of Drug Abuse on Family and Friends

    Drug abuse is a common problem with uncommonly far-reaching effects. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health, 10% of adults surveyed in...
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  • What Is Dual Diagnosis?
    Monday, September 7th, 2020

    What Is Dual Diagnosis?

    Dual diagnosis, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is “the coexistence of both a mental health and substance use disorder.” Also referred to as...
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  • How to Overcome Addiction
    Sunday, June 14th, 2020

    How to Overcome Addiction

    When a person is struggling with a behavior that is detrimental to his or her well-being or the health and welfare of others, it can be hard to ask...
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  • Meth vs. Heroin: The Dangers and Hazards
    Thursday, March 21st, 2019

    Meth vs. Heroin: The Dangers and Hazards

    When someone is using, meth vs. heroin is always a horrible debate with terrible consequences. Methcathinone and heroin are both designated by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as Schedule...
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  • Friday, June 17th, 2016

    The Myth Behind the Creative Addict

    The belief that certain drugs or alcohol enhance creativity has been around for centuries. Beethoven and Van Gogh had exceptional talent and were alcoholics. During the 1960’s psychotropic drugs...
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