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Meth Addiction Making a Comeback

Meth Addiction Making a Comeback

Meth Addiction is Back Since 1999, over 770,000 Americans have died from drug overdoses. The increase in deaths per year is staggering. In 1999, overdoses were responsible for 16,849 deaths. In 2017, the number skyrocketed to 70,237. Although the OD crisis is still...

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The Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

The Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction

Numerous studies indicate that there is a clear correlation between childhood trauma and substance abuse/addiction. Research and circumstances have shown that that various traumas follow individuals into maturity. If neglected and left untreated, they can create long...

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Enable Addiction Vs Help: What’s The Difference?

Enable Addiction Vs Help: What’s The Difference?

Have you ever wanted to help your loved one but you weren’t sure how to do it? It’s tough. While no one wants to see their loved one suffer, it kills you to know that you’re encouraging their addiction. And the worst part is, the more they ask for help, the more...

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10 Signs and Symptoms Your Loved One Is Addicted to Meth

10 Signs and Symptoms Your Loved One Is Addicted to Meth

How to Deal with Someone on Meth Most people are familiar with “crystal meth face,” as it’s called, which is only an external sign that someone is addicted to meth. The “Faces of Meth” campaign that became a national phenomenon is a perfect example of how meth ravages...

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Instagram: The Drug Dealer in Your Kid’s Pocket

Instagram: The Drug Dealer in Your Kid’s Pocket

Instagram has taken off since it launched in October of 2010. As one of the most popular photos and video-sharing platforms in the world, you can find anything that you’re looking for on Instagram. That also includes finding and purchasing illegal drugs through...

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Families of Addicts: The Impact of Addiction

Families of Addicts: The Impact of Addiction

While most of the focus and attention of the addiction epidemic is on those struggling with substance use disorders, what about the families of addicts? The families of addicts deal with the sleepless nights, calls from jails, hospitals, and always fear the last...

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10 Signs Your Loved One is Addicted to Xanax

10 Signs Your Loved One is Addicted to Xanax

Effects of Xanax Xanax addiction is becoming more prevalent in today’s world, with increasing instances of panic and anxiety disorder. Xanax has a high potential for abuse and addiction, which are different problems. Xanax (generic name alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine...

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Talking to Your Kids: The Dangers of Fentanyl

Talking to Your Kids: The Dangers of Fentanyl

In the face of an ongoing opioid epidemic, losing 200 Americans a day to opioid overdoses, we have to talk about fentanyl and the dangers associated with this drug. How do you talk to teenagers and kids about the dangers of drugs without feeling like a bad anti-drug...

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