Category: Drug Addiction

Information about the effect of drugs on the brain and how treatment can help.

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21 Shocking Prescription Drug Abuse Facts

For many, the phrase “drug abuse” brings to mind images of highly illegal substances being…

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How to Identify the Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction

According to a study conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 2013, more…

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Quaalude Effects: The Drug Epidemic of the 1970s

The United States is currently in the middle of an epidemic of opioid addiction and…

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Ketamine Infusion Therapy | Is Addiction a Side Effect?

Depression and chronic pain can put people at risk for drug abuse, hospitalization, and suicide,…

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5 Street Drugs Parents Should Know About

Although substance abuse and addiction affect people from virtually everywhere, regardless of age, gender, religion,…

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“Drug Teeth” and Oral Hygiene: Can Your Smile Impact Your Recovery?

It's no secret that oral hygiene and drug abuse don't exactly go hand-in-hand. When in…

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Study: Opioid Addiction Crisis Affecting US Employers

The nation’s opioid epidemic reaches far and wide and no place is immune to it,…

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Teen Addicts Aren’t Getting Medications for Heroin Withdrawal

Teen addicts battling heroin withdrawal may not be getting the full addiction treatment they need,…

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Heroin Overdoses Are Now More Deadly Than Gun Violence

More Americans died from heroin overdoses last year than gun violence, according to new data…

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Native Americans and Meth: Addiction Brings Sex Trade, Violence

Meth addiction has reached crisis levels in some Native American communities, particularly those in the…