Why do people start using alcohol or drugs? How can you help an addict quit?January 12th, 2017 1
Lortab can be used in two main ways. Learn how, when and why doctors recommend you use Lortab, and why people are taking Lortab to get high. Plus, discuss possible Lortab addiction symptoms in our comment section. We respond to all your addiction questions by video.
Demerol generally stays in your system for a very short amount of time. But how long should you wait before drug testing for Demerol? We discuss Demerol's half life here, the period of time necessary for 1/2 the drug to be eliminated or disintegrated by natural processes. And a brief discussion of the addictive nature of Demerol here.
Adderall use is prescribed for specific medical conditions. Learn how, when and why doctors prescribe Adderall and why people use Adderall for non medical reasons. Plus, discuss what to do if you have possible signs of Adderall addiction. More on What is Adderall, its abuse and addiction potential here.
Ever wonder what to call a cigarette laced with cocaine? Here are Top 10 street names and descriptions for drugs mixed with cigarettes. Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette, plus some.
Tramadol use is medically indicated for pain relief of many medical conditions. Learn how, when and why doctors prescribe Tramadol, and why people are starting to use Tramadol recreationally here. Plus, discuss possible Tramadol addiction symptoms in our comment section.
For friends or family, alcoholism intervention can be scary. I speak from experience and offer tips on alcoholism intervention and how to present your concerns to a friend or loved one about possible alcoholism.
Yes and No. The DEA and FDA don't think that Tramadol's potential for abuse is high enough to make it a narcotic. But its qualities are narcotic-like. Should Tramadol become an official narcotic? We discuss here.
How does the DEA classify Ambien? Narcotic or not? Learn more about Ambien, what is does and its potential for prescription drug addiction here. Also, we discuss whether Ambien should be considered a narcotic, or not here. Join the dialogue.
Straight facts on what vicodin is used for, both medically and for recreation. Come discuss the addictive qualities of Vicodin and its use here.
The U.S. government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) just updated their website. Yay. Although their core mission is to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness on our communities, their technological tools and marketing efforts are sadly behind the times. We explore here.
We discuss classic addiction intervention techniques of parents with teens who are video game addicts here. Why? Because last December a mom in Boston called the cops when her son wouldn't stop playing video games. Would you go to this length in order to intervene in a computer addiction? Join the debate about the social and moral obligations parents have when it comes to addiction.