What Are the Signs of Heroin Use?

Heroin is a highly addictive drug that significantly impairs an addict’s health and well-being. Not only does heroin use negatively impact an addict’s physical and mental health, but it fractures [...]

What Are the Behavioral Signs of Addiction?

Addiction can drastically impact not just your life, but the lives of friends and family members who love and care for you. This is because loved ones watch as an addict falls deeper and deeper [...]

What Are the Signs of Valium Addiction?

When the average person thinks about addiction, they think about alcohol and illicit drugs. While plenty of people are certainly addicted to both of these things, many people are also addicted to [...]

What Are the Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse?

Prescription drugs, when taken as directed by a doctor, can effectively treat various ailments. Narcolepsy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be managed with prescription [...]

Why is Prescription Opioid Abuse So Common?

Some research suggests more than ten million Americans (of all ages and demographics) have a substance use disorder based on their dependency or addiction to a prescription opioid. Because each [...]

Is Xanax Safe?

The drug Xanax is a widely prescribed medication used to manage medical and mental health symptoms. Although effective, using drugs like Xanax and other benzodiazepines is not without risk. Data [...]

What are the Signs of Opioid Use?

Over the last decade, the opioid epidemic has touched millions of lives, many in harmful and irreversible ways. Sadly, despite renewed efforts by the medical, mental health, and law enforcement [...]

What are the Symptoms of Cocaine Use?

Cocaine is not a new drug. On the contrary, Coca, the primary ingredient in cocaine, has been cultivated in Central and South America has for more than 3000 years. Indigenous populations have [...]

What are the Signs of a Drinking Problem?

Alcohol is widely prevalent in the United States. Over the course of their lives, 85.6% of the United States population over the age of eighteen has drank alcohol. The 2019 National Survey on [...]

Does Depression Cause Addiction?

Feeling blue or “down in the dumps” is a normal human emotion from time to time. Everyone has moments where they don’t feel happy or overwhelmingly upset about a particular [...]