Category: Drug Addiction

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

21 Shocking Prescription Drug Abuse Facts

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

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…

Quaalude Effects: The Drug Epidemic of the 1970s

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

Ketamine Infusion Therapy | Is Addiction a Side Effect?

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

5 Street Drugs Parents Should Know About

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

“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…

Study: Opioid Addiction Crisis Affecting US Employers

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

Teen Addicts Aren’t Getting Medications for Heroin Withdrawal

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

Heroin Overdoses Are Now More Deadly Than Gun Violence

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

Native Americans and Meth: Addiction Brings Sex Trade, Violence

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