Methamphetamine use and addiction can have terrifying effects on a person's health. Where did this drug come from however and what are the most troubling effects it can have on a person's body?
Each drug has different withdrawal symptoms. Learn how each substance affects an addicted individual when they come off of it.
Have you ever wondered why drug addicts will often destroy their lives for instant gratification? We explore why addicts will make choices and seem unaware or uncaring towards the ramifications of their actions.
Our guest writer talks about what he has learned from going to over 20 different treatment centers.
Alcohol use can be a slippery slope that rapidly progresses from social drinker to a full blown alcoholic. When does the occasional drink turn into alcoholism and what is physical alcohol dependency?
As with all substance dependency problems, the transition from occasional drinker to struggling with alcoholism can be gradual. Therefore, it is essential to learn how to distinguish occasional drinking from alcohol addiction.
In the United States, drug abuse has been a problem at least since alcoholic spirits have existed, probably longer. As societal pressures in the modern era continue to grow, so does addictive behavior in an alarming number of people.
I never thought, ’Oh that’s what I want, to live my life always worrying about the next fix’. It turned out that way when heroin became my best friend. We met, and instantly got along; a soulmate if you will.
Have you ever been incarcerated repeatedly for the same drug charge or know someone who has?
The brain of a cocaine addict goes through a change which is not always reversible.