Prescription Drug Abuse Exploding Among College Students

Prescription Drug Abuse Exploding Among College Students What can I do about prescription drug abuse as a college student? The situation for college students is getting more and more dire. Prescription drug abuse is growing and growing in popularity, with more and more college students in particular finding themselves battling addiction when they should be…

How Family Is Important to Drug Addiction Recovery

How Family Is Important to Drug Addiction Recovery How does drug addiction impact my family? It’s well known that drug addiction has a huge effect on your family, and it can even tear families apart in severe situations. An addiction by any family member impacts the entire family, and can lead to severe consequences for…

How Does Equine Therapy Help Me with Drug Rehab?

How Does Equine Therapy Help Me with Drug Rehab? What are some ways I can enhance my rehab experience that I might not be thinking of? If you’re thinking about drug rehab, then you know by now that it’s the best option for the millions of Americans who are struggling with drug addiction. But not…

Ashamed No More: The “Stigma” of Addiction

When I got sober one of the things that plagued my mind was the stigma of addiction in our society today. How would people who weren’t affected by this disease view me? I was terrified of their judgment and worried myself over the thoughts of others. The sad truth is that society today views drug…

The True Cost of College Binge Drinking

The True Cost of College Binge Drinking What can I do if I’m in college and struggling with my drinking? College is a time when most young people try new things, to expand their horizons and experiment. It can be a great time to explore, now that you have much more freedom than you did…

Heroin Addiction: Its Effects, Dangers, and How to Fight It

Heroin Addiction: Its Effects, Dangers, and How to Fight It What can I do if I’m struggling with heroin addiction? Heroin addiction is a terrible and deadly disease that affects millions of people all around the world. Heroin can have severe long-term impacts on your health, your family, your career, and all areas of your…

What Does Meth Do to My Health?

What Does Meth Do to My Health? What does meth do to me? If you’re wondering what health effects meth has, you should know that they’re quite drastic. Methamphetamine (also known as meth, crystal, chalk, and ice, and other terms) is a highly addictive drug that leads users to use the drug constantly, destroying their…

Military Addiction Drugs and Alcohol in the Armed Forces

Military Addiction Drugs and Alcohol in the Armed Forces What can I do as a solider suffering from drug addiction? Unfortunately, the US military (including the Army, the Navy, the Marines, the Air Force, the National Guard, and other branches of the armed forces) has much higher rates of addiction to illegal drugs, abused prescription…

Opiate Abuse: Prescription Pills, and Heroin Addiction

Opiate Abuse: Prescription Pills, and Heroin Addiction What can I do if I’m suffering from opiate abuse? Opiates are a broad class of drugs that are among the most highly addictive substances on the planet. If you’re struggling with opiate addiction, it can be hard to know where to turn. But the good news is…