Category: Drug Abuse

5 Ways We Enable Addiction in Our Loved Ones

Friends and family members often struggle to understand and help loved ones with untreated substance abuse disorders.  People react differently in this kind of situation. Some react in anger, turning their backs, placing blame, and unwittingly adding to the problem. Others are in denial: because their loved ones don’t necessarily fit into the mental image […]

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Fast Facts: Fentanyl and Heroin Overdose

With the current state to the nation’s rapidly growing heroin abuse epidemic, it seems like every day we’re getting news of another tragic and avoidable case. Rather it is children being put in dangerous situations, families grieving the loss of a loved one, or small areas of the country experiencing extraordinarily high rates of overdose […]

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5 Signs You’re Addicted to Marijuana

Though still illegal in many states, marijuana use has become widely socially accepted and almost expected, especially among younger crowds. Today, smoking weed is treated much like social drinking, with many believing it’s actually a safer alternative to alcohol use. These misconceptions are dangerous: not only does marijuana use impair your judgement and contribute to […]

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