In most feature films and television shows, those suffering from drug addiction are often committing violent crimes, playing the bad guy, or are portrayed as haggard individuals with no job or prospects. While this could be a reality for some (more…)
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From an outsider’s perspective, it’s not always easy to understand why someone might become addicted to drugs or alcohol. But, much of it has to do with dopamine.
Some people might start using substances to cope with difficult circumstances. Others (more…)
Drinking is the focal point of many social gatherings. It can be a casual activity for many people, but over 15 million adults in the United States suffer from alcoholism.
Recognizing the early stages and signs of alcoholism is paramount (more…)
Making the decision to come clean after developing an addiction isn’t easy. It takes an enormous amount of strength to decide this at all. It’s normal to be wary of detox treatment. Withdrawal symptoms are scary and daunting, but that’s (more…)