Bees can be trained using sugar water to stick out their tongues (proboscis) when they smell narcotics. In fact, the process is easy, inexpensive and accurate. So can bees replace canines for narcotics detection? Facts and figures about using honey bees to detect narcotics here.
An ongoing series for parents, family or friends of addicts looking to see-through addiction. From the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a thorough list of street names for crack.
Want to effectively help a drug addict in your life? There are two things you NEED to know. Learn how to identify stages of recovery from addiction and then choose what to do next. More on help for families of drug addicts here.
This accessible memoir tells the sad love story of falling in love with an addict. If you like true, short love stories that can make you cry out loud...The Year of the Dogs is for you.
Rabbi Shais Taub guides us through the first two steps of the 12 step program here. Step 2:Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
Want to help the homeless? Learn what you can REALLY do to help homeless people from the organizations that work with the homeless.
We explore how people end up on the streets...and the relationship between being homeless and drugs and alcohol abuse. Stats on drug & alcohol abuse as causes of homelessness here.
Is drug abuse grounds for a Christian divorce? There are many scriptural references that support a wide variety of answers to this question. Click here to learn how to consider each scenario separately and - through prayer - best evaluate the divorce question.
Family of origin issues can get in the way of healthy emotional development and fuel addiction. This is why we explore family conditions - to help identify events that interfered with the maturation process and learn new ways of coping. We review the top 3 family-of-origin issues that contribute to addiction here.
Snorting Vicodin can be an efficient way to feel euphoric pain relief of physical or emotional pain. But what are the medical side effects to snorting Vicodin? We review side effects to snorting Vicodin here.
There are three parts to the serenity prayer. We break it down in terms that you can understand and let you know how a request for serenity, courage, and wisdom can change your life.