What is a Functional Alcoholic?

What is a Functional Alcoholic?  About 29.5 million people ages 12 and older struggled with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) in 2021. Although millions of people struggle with alcoholism, there are [...]

What Are the Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 1 million people aged 12 or older report having a heroin use disorder in 2021. Heroin is a very addictive substance that can not only [...]

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 Prescription Drugs are Most Commonly Abused?

Prescription drugs are commonly prescribed to make one feel better. But some people abuse prescription drugs leading to dependency issues that worsen everything. Substance abuse reduces mental [...]

How Does Cocaine Affect the Body?

Cocaine is a dangerous drug that has been responsible for countless overdoses and substance abuse issues. It works by stimulating feel-good chemicals in the brain, making the body want more of [...]

What are the Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse?

Many people drink. But for some people, drinking is more than just a recreational habit. For some, it becomes an addiction.  The line between recreational drinking and addiction is not always [...]

What are the Signs of Drug Dependence?

When people talk about struggles with drugs and alcohol, the terms dependence and addiction are often used interchangeably. Although the concepts are similar, and it is difficult to separate one [...]

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 [...]

Is There Adderall Addiction Treatment?

Adderall is a prescription medication used by the medical and mental health communities to address symptoms related to various common disorders. Adderall is not a new drug. It was approved for [...]

How are OCD and Drug Addiction Related

When you struggle with a mental health condition such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and experience the symptoms of drug addiction, it is referred to as a dual diagnosis or a co-occurring [...]

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