Enabling Parenting Practices: Dealing with Teen Rebellion to Prevent AddictionDecember 14th, 2017
Yes, you can get addicted to weed. If you smoke chronically, your risk of addiction is high. More on weed addiction here.
When taken as prescribed, Adderall increases dopamine slowly in the brain. But you can get high on Adderall in high doses, or by crushing, snorting or injecting it...while Adderall addiction risk increases. More here.
Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.
Is fake weed harmful? Yes, fake weed ingredients can cause harm. The active compound present in legal weed is a synthetic cannabinoid(s). More here.
Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.
Every state has different laws for DUI and DWI convinctions. And the DUI assessment questions are different, too. Common features of DUI assessments here.
You should not stop drinking cold turkey if you expect alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal requires medical management. We review specific risks of complications during cold turkey withdrawal from alcohol here.
Yes, you can get high on Suboxone if you take it other than prescribed. But crushing Suboxone can trigger withdrawal symptoms. More on Suboxone formula and euphoric effect here.
Two opioid drugs are approved for the treatment of OxyContin addiction: methadone and buprenorphine. But clonidine and naltrexone can help, too. More on drugs for OxyContin addiction here.
Help for Adderall withdrawal includes detox, assessment and treatment. No medications exist for Adderall withdrawal yet. Learn more about possible future medicines and recommended therapies for Adderall withdrawal treatment here.