When do thoughts, feelings or behaviors about sex become a problem? One of the more controversial topics among medical professionals, sex addiction is basically a progressive, unhealthy use of sex. We provide a basic intro to compulsive sexual behavior and link to a useful self-survery from Sex Addicts Anonymous to help you evaluate whether sex has become a problem in your life.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a fact guide about prescription and obver-the-counter medications. We review the top three classes of prescription drugs typically misused, and their side effects in this brief synopsis.
Over 54,000 people search the internet to buy prescription drugs (legally or illegally) every day. Although some search terms are generic, others are highly specific and targeted by medication. Here’s a brief look at the Top 10 keywords related to buying prescription drugs online.
The most recent national survey on drug use was completed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHA) in 2008. Click here to learn where pill poppers are getting their stash.
The go-to references for measuring prescription drug use in America are called the MTF and the NSDUH reports. We help you learn more about these baseline surveys. We also present a summary of the most important statistics for prescription drug use from 2008 and 2009. Get the facts here.
This book promises to tell you how to keep “secret alcoholics” from hurting your business. Does it live up to its promises to help you protect the workplace? As always, an honest review here.
Need a fix? Why not join the thousands of others who are heading to Florida to get legal doses of pain pills? Well, the state legislature is hoping to make that more difficult. More info on how laws are toughening up on Florida pain clinics.
Ever heard of the National Practitioner Data Bank? Since 1986, this federal listing helps our health system track medical professionals who are not to be trusted. Which states have declared the most defunct Substance Abuse Counselors? Not surprisingly: the wild, wild West.
This month’s topic is prescription drug addiction. Just a brief reminder of the steps that you can take if you suspect that you or a loved one is addicted to pain medicines, stimulants or depressants sold over-the-counter or by prescription.
Excited to be back after more than a year away! My son is almost 8 months old now and doing very well. Feel free to send me your parenting tips for this little guy. Is it possible to be addicted to your family?