Are you using drugs for pain or heartache? You are not alone. Here, we look at the social stigma of using drugs in order to self-medicate the problems that lie beneath the surface. Then, we invite your questions or comments at the end.
Studies show that nearly 3 million teens are using drugs during the school day and the majority of teens report that they know which of their peers is selling drugs. More on this trend here.
We explore the concept of psychological dependence on drugs versus physical dependence here.
Excerpt: Molly is at the top of the charts in teenage designer drugs. More about which drugs are trending among the youth, read here.
How can addicts or their loved ones understand addiction and start the path to recovery? Tips and pointers from motivational speaker, Allan Kehler, here.
Eight (8) crucial points for HOW TO create an environment of zero tolerance of drug abuse in your home. We welcome your questions at the end.
Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!
The risks and dangers of mixing heroin with alcohol include decreased breathing and heart rate. Other effects include dizziness, drowsiness, tremors, and significantly impaired fine motor skills. More on why to avoid mixing alcohol and heroin here.
How do you tell the difference between someone having an off day and someone who is abusing drugs or alcohol? We review here.
YES. You can easily become addicted to taking bath salt. More about what bath salt is made of, bath salt addictive-ness and the potential risks of bath salt here.