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Cost of cocaine addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

Cost of cocaine addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

August 26th, 2016

A $100 daily cocaine habit can end up costing you 36.5K in a year. Wondering about the real costs to your wallet and our society? Explore this infographic and learn more.

When does heroin kick in?

When does heroin kick in?

August 25th, 2016

The time it takes for heroin to kick in depends on the way it is taken. Heroin effects are usually felt within seconds after you take it. Find out more about heroin metabolism here.

Is a woman's addiction so different? Treating women with substance use disorders (BOOK REVIEW)

Is a woman’s addiction so different? Treating women with substance use disorders (BOOK REVIEW)

August 24th, 2016

Are you a therapist looking for a practical workbook to help you when working with groups of women? Check out this manual of evidence-based strategies for treating women with substance use disorders. More on why we like it here.

4 Why is Harm Reduction important?

Why is Harm Reduction important?

August 22nd, 2016

The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.

Long term effects of smoking marijuana on sex and pregnancy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Long term effects of smoking marijuana on sex and pregnancy (INFOGRAPHIC)

August 19th, 2016

Can marijuana cause fertility problems? Find our how smoking weed is related to sexuality, conception, and pregnancy here. An INFOGRAPHIC to like, share, or use in your school or office.

2 No cure for addiction? Think again

No cure for addiction? Think again

August 15th, 2016

Is addiction the real problem? Or are we dealing with a bigger issue? An exploration of the “chicken” and the “egg” syndrome that is substance abuse disorder. More here.

2 Understanding drug use and addiction - An INTERVIEW with Mikolaj Czyz

Understanding drug use and addiction – An INTERVIEW with Mikolaj Czyz

August 14th, 2016

What can make a person rethink the decision to use drugs? Read more about an interactive idea that a psychotherapist has been testing. Plus, more on the real reasons that drive substance abuse here.

Oxycodone addiction and side effects (INFOGRAPHIC)

Oxycodone addiction and side effects (INFOGRAPHIC)

August 12th, 2016

Using too much oxycodone, taking it too frequently or for a longer period of time than prescribed leads to addiction. What are the adverse effects that follow oxycodone addiction and dependence? Learn, here.

Marijuana use

Marijuana use

August 11th, 2016

Marijuana can stimulate appetite, which can be useful for patients with anorexia. What else is marijuana used for? Find all marijuana uses here:

Opiate

Opiate

August 11th, 2016

Opiates are derived from the dried “milk” of the opium poppy. Why do people use opiates and what are their effects? A basic intro to the drug class of opiates and opioids here.

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