Ohio's Governor Announces Plan to Stem Prescription
Ohio's Governor John Kasich announced that he would be seeking help from physicians across the Buckeye State to fight…
The Benefits That Drug And Alcohol Treatment
Drug and alcohol treatment services are an extremely essential service in our society. Despite society’s best efforts…
Alcoholism And Behavior
What Is Alcoholism? Alcoholism has been around since ancient times when man first discovered how to make wine from…
Staying Calm During Recovery
By Cristina Utti The road to recovery can often feel overwhelming and scary. Many of us have used alcohol or drugs…
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…
What Are Some Of the Services That A Drug Residential
If you or someone you know has been suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, then you may want to consider the option…
Drug Abuse Articles (91)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What A Drug And Alcohol Treatment Program Can Offer the Individual Addict
Drug and alcohol treatment is an essential social service,the rationale for which is based on the notion that every human being deserves a second chance in the game of life. When someone consumes drugs and alcohol in excess, does the punishment of incarceration necessarily fit the crime? Would it not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 13, 2011  
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Ohio's Governor Announces Plan to Stem Prescription Drug Abuse Across the State
Ohio's Governor John Kasich announced that he would be seeking help from physicians across the Buckeye State to fight the ongoing prescription drug abuse problem. That plan would call on emergency room doctors to follow some guidelines set forth in a newly released protocol. The plan is currently on a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 10, 2012  
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Weed Addiction Help
Ever wondered what the best sort of weed addiction help would be? Do you think it's a necessity that you must have in order to get over a weed addiction? Is weed even addictive for that matter? Man, psychological dependencies can really get on your nerves. Can't they. Especially when…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   May 08, 2011  
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New Potent Painkiller Sparks Concerns Of A Prescription Drug War: Addiction Experts Brace for Another Wave Of Addictions
Four separate drug makers are announcing their plans for a more potent, purer form of hydrocodone, the active ingredient in drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and of course, OxyContin leading to serious concerns among agencies that will be faced with dealing with the end results of those drugs. Teva Pharmaceuticals, a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jan 15, 2012  
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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 you sleep. The sad truth is that only one pill sold over the counter at this point in time has the FDA back up its claims of aiding in weight…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jul 13, 2015  
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It is Not Only the Physical Ramifications Of Drug Abuse That You Need to Worry About
Substance abuse is anything but a victimless crime. Many people who are in favor of legalizing illicit drugs argue that every person has the right to do whatever they want to their own body, as long as it does not harm anyone else or infringe upon the rights of anyone…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 01, 2011  
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Will Panic Attack Symptoms In Early Recovery Keep You From Staying Clean?
Have you recently started a drug and alcohol free lifestyle and out of the blue comes these wonderful panic attacks that make you feel like your skin is crawling and you can not breathe? Panic attacks can make you feel like you are going to die. They are the most…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 29, 2012  
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Learn More About What You Can Expect at Residential Treatment
Many philosophers argue that human beings, by nature, have an instinctive desire to seek perfection by aspiring to reach a higher existential plane of existence. In religious terms, this is known as the spiritual realm, or the soul. So that being the case that human beings seek perfection, it runs…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 20, 2011  
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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 backyard. After smoking, they decided to sit and talk around a fire pit to relax. Unfortunately, David was unsettled mentally after smoking and was having…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Nov 22, 2011  
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Opioid Addiction Treatment
Opioid Addiction is an epidemic that has been taking over the lives of tens of thousands of people across North America and the world. Opioid Addiction is when a person has the inability to stop using Opiates even when it is in their best interest to do so. Opiates are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Oct 21, 2013  
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Marijuana And Depression
Ever think about how marijuana and depression seem to go hand in hand? It's an illness that a lot of people have trouble with and there's debate about whether it's the cannabis that can cause depression or not. Some people will argue til' their blue in the face that marijuana…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Feb 27, 2012  
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Denial In Recovery? By Salma Basharat
Addiction takes an influential hold not only on the addicted person, but on their loved ones and family members. Both the addicted person and their loved ones often fight the stigma of addiction because of the old and highly misguided faith that addiction is simply an affair of weak will…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 09, 2016  
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Drug And Alcohol Treatment Involves A Combination Of Therapy And Education
Among the many subjects of debate in today’s modern society is the issue of how to best administer drug and alcohol treatment. On one hand, we have people who believe that drug and alcohol abuse is a criminal act that deserves to be met with harsh punishment. On the other…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 13, 2011  
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What Is Nicotine Addiction?
Today's thought-provoking topic is nicotine. Do you really know what it is, or how nicotine addiction happens? Have you ever thought about why some people can quit smoking cigarettes or pipes cold turkey, while others can't? Many people think they know what nicotine is, but there are a lot of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Jun 14, 2012  
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To Engage In Self-destructive Behavior Runs Counter to the Instincts Of All Living Things
Mankind, is by nature, inclined instinctively to seek to attain a higher plain of existence. What separates human beings from the animal kingdom is that human beings have an intellectual and a spiritual dimension to them, which animals do not have. To engage in self-destructive behavior runs counter to the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Drug Abuse   Apr 13, 2011  
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