Residential Treatment
Sometimes residential treatment may be deemed a necessary step in the process of recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.…
A Very Effective Institution In the Rehabilitation
Substance abuse treatment plays an extremely important role in our society today. Despite the best efforts of our governments…
Dieting And Weight Loss Drugs
There are many pills, potions, lotions, powders, and creams that promise to melt off the pounds you've put on while…
The Benifits Of Staying at A Drug And Alcohol
When it comes to drug and alcohol treatment, there are many different options available to addicts who are interested…
The Issue Of Cognitive And Mental Degradation
Substance abuse treatment works at multiple levels. People who abuse drugs to the point of addiction are destroying…
Education Through Tragedy
On a warm July night in 2010, my close friend David was smoking spice with a few of my friends in one of my friend’s…
Drug Abuse Articles (91)
Residential Treatment Centers
Studies have shown that residential treatment is oftentimes the most effective way of rehabilitating someone who had been suffering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Let’s face it. Your addiction had to have been born and bred, fueled and reinforced, in part by your environment. The neighborhood where you…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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How Substance Abuse Treatment Can Actually Work to the Advantage Of The Addicted Individual
Substance abuse treatment is available in many different forms. Different cultures, different religions, and different civil societies handle the question of how to deal with individuals who are found guilty of indulging in illicit drugs, in different ways. Some choose to deal with it in a harsh manner, imposing strict…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 31, 2011  
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Is Marijuana Addicting?
If you've smoked weed for an amount of time, there will probably be a point where you find yourself asking "is marijuana addicting? There's usually good cause to ask yourself that question and probably do a bit of research on it to find out more about the addictive nature of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 09, 2011  
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Treatment For Weed Addiction
If you've been smoking marijuana for a long period of time, you may now have reached a stage in your life when you are looking for treatment for weed addiction. This is a common thing that springs up in most peoples lives when they reach a certain point and only…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Mar 10, 2011  
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The Effects Of Smoking Weed
The effects of smoking weed will be different for every person that experiments with the drug. Some will enjoy the almighty high feeling of the buzz the drug creates, while others are frightened slightly with the effects from smoking marijuana. One of the sinister effects that smoking weed will do,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Mar 25, 2011  
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Marijuana Addiction Symptoms And Signs to Look For
Ever wonder if someone's addicted to weed? There's a few things you can look out for that resemble some marijuana addiction symptoms. When you start to see several of them appear in somebody, it's a fairly rough guesstimate that they could have a sort of dependency to weed. Here's some…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 17, 2011  
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How to Get Over A Weed Addiction
Are you ready to learn how to get over a weed addiction? You're about to learn how you can go about things so you can conquer your addiction to weed and stay off the pot for the rest of your life. You just need to want to achieve this within…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Mar 28, 2011  
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Weed Facts: Is Weed Addictive Or Is It A Myth?
This is one of those never ending debates that goes on and on. It drives the life and soul out of you trying to establish the weed facts and get to the bottom of the underlying question most folks want to know about. “Is Weed Addictive?” The confusion is stemming…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 03, 2011  
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The Bad Side Effects of Weed Addiction
There are many people who will say that there are no bad side effects of weed and no such thing as weed addiction. These people tend to be either recreational marijuana users or are people who are on the pro-legalization side of the debate. Ultimately, these people are both right…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 18, 2011  
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Not A Drug Addict?
The title alone is very interesting. I know. I also know there are more than half of America, ( I don't know the actual amount of people), is guilty of at least one drug addiction if not more. Before I begin this article I want everyone who read this to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Aug 30, 2011  
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A Residential Treatment Center Helps to Provide You With A Framework for Accountability
There are a lot of misconceptions about just exactly what residential treatment really is, what it entails, and what it is intended to accomplish. Some people harbor the misguided belief that a residential treatment center is somewhat akin to a mental institution, where people with deeply rooted psychological problems go…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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Residential Treatment
Sometimes residential treatment may be deemed a necessary step in the process of recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Depending on the severity of your case, it may not be enough for you to simply attend regular counseling sessions. Sometimes you need someone who can intervene in your life and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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Teenage Drug Abuse
What is drug abuse? Drug abuse is the intake of drugs that are not prescribed by a medical practitioner for medicinal purposes. These drugs that are abused are mostly not for medicinal purposes but foe leisure and social purposes. The most commonly abused drugs include alcohol, hard narcotics such as…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Mar 31, 2013  
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Many Misconceptions Are Harbored About Just Exactly What Residential Treatment Entails
What exactly is residential treatment? The concept may seem somewhat ambiguous to many people. Many misconceptions are harbored about just exactly what residential treatment entails. Some people envision it to be some sort of mental asylum. Some people envision it to be some sort of prison. And some people envision…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 20, 2011  
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How to Get Off Opiates at Home
Having been addicted to drugs myself for many years, I have learned alot. I know how miserable the withdrawl symptoms can be. I went through stages of being addicted to a few different types of drugs, mainly opiate pain medication. Whether you are an addict yourself, or you have a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Aug 19, 2011  
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Habit Builds An Addiction
People make a big mistake to understanding between habit and addiction. Usually people unaware that their habit is deriving them toward an addiction. In this article we try to understand strong relation between habit and addiction. To understand these two words let‘s go to define them separately. Addiction is a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jan 30, 2016  
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There Are Many Benefits to Seeking Out Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance abuse treatment can take on many different forms, depending on a number of factors: Your religious beliefs, the civil codes of the state that has jurisdiction over substance abuse violations, cultural norms, the severity of the negative impact the substance abuse has had on you physically, whether your substance…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 31, 2011  
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The Effects Of Marijuana Vs Alcohol
Having mentioned in a previous post about the effects of weed and how some younger people tend to see it as a healthier alternative to alcohol, this is going to be about the effects of both alcohol and marijuana, and from there, people should be able to see the side…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Feb 25, 2012  
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Addiction Through My Eyes
This is an inside look on someone who has been caught up in the grips of addiction for almost 20 years, the progression of the disease and its effects on me and my family, and how I've managed to remain sober; what has worked and what hasn't. So if one…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 04, 2012  
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The Benifits Of Staying at A Drug And Alcohol Treatment Recovery Home
When it comes to drug and alcohol treatment, there are many different options available to addicts who are interested in seeking professional help for recovery and rehabilitation. One very popular solution is for addicts to commit themselves temporarily to what is referred to as a “recovery home”. A recovery home…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 13, 2011  
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Wilderness Treatment For Stressed Young People
Wilderness practicing for struggling young adults can provide a twin goal to assist their mom and dad re-create a beneficial romantic relationship making use of their boys and girls. The usual essential undertaking pertaining to wilderness coaching should be to assist the teenager refocus their importance and the point that…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 04, 2015  
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The Weed Addiction Help Thats Available To You
A lot of people manage to convince themselves that they've essentially become addicted to weed. They continue on a journey looking for weed addiction help. With the monstrosity of avenues that you can take to get this kind of help, advice and even treatment, it's quite easy to get even…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 07, 2011  
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Alcoholism And Behavior
What Is Alcoholism? Alcoholism has been around since ancient times when man first discovered how to make wine from grapes. Over many centuries, both men and women have received intense pleasure from drinking alcohol in one form or another. Whether it is beer, wine, a shot, or a mixed drink…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Dec 29, 2011  
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Steroids - the Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Here are some things you should know about these much maligned medications WHAT ARE STEROIDS? They are synthetic version of a group of hormones produced by the adrenal glands which lie just above the kidneys. There are two main types. The most common are corticosteroids, while anabolic steroids have won…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Mar 09, 2012  
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Substance Abuse Treatment for Addicts is Not An End In Itself
There are many different ways to address the question of how to administer substance abuse treatment. The methods of dealing with substance abusers vary in accordance with local customs, laws, and societal norms. In some societies, the use of illegal drugs is a veritable crime, punishable by way of incarceration.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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Signs One is An Alcoholic
The simplest definition of an alcoholic is one who suffers from alcohol dependence syndrome which is the most severe stage of drinking problems. Alcoholism does not emerge in a single day. It is the culmination of progressive drinking that eventually takes hold on an individual and makes them slave. At…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 14, 2013  
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Residential Treatment Centers Foster An Environment Of Peer Support, Openness And Self-actualization
Many studies have been conducted as to the effectiveness of residential treatment as a viable means of engaging someone into the drug or alcohol rehabilitation process. If you or someone you know has become a drug or alcohol addict, then environmental factors may be at play, preventing you from overcoming…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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Electronic Cigarettes Are Harmful to Your Lungs
Despite the fact that electronic cigarettes are marketed as a potentially safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, according to a new study, they can still cause harm to human lungs. A new study, presented in Vienna at the annual congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented one more evidence in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Feb 29, 2016  
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Substance Abuse Treatment; There is No One Right Or Wrong Way to Broach the Subject
There is no one right or wrong way to broach the subject of substance abuse treatment. Treatment methods can vary depending on the society in which you live, the cultural or religious norms that are applicable to you, the laws that govern the land in which you reside, and what…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 31, 2011  
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The Link Between Drugs And Depression
Ever wondered why depression is rife among drug users? Depression is one of the largest problems facing drug users, as far as their mental health is concerned anyway. The feeling of euphoria is often the why behind people turning to drugs in the first place. It gives them a sort…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Feb 27, 2012  
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