Dangers of Percocet Overdose

Dangers of Percocet Overdose

Drug overdoses can be fatal but not necessarily all the time. Permanent damage can be caused to the body if a person survives but each individual reacts differently following an overdose. Percocet can be addictive which can lead to an overdose. Learn more about how to prevent an overdose, how much is too much and Read More…

Seeking Help for Meth Withdrawal

Seeking Help for Meth Withdrawal

Methamphetamine withdrawal is rarely dangerous but can make a person feel quite uncomfortable. Taking the first step to seek help for an addiction to meth rather than do it alone may make a person feel more at ease. Seeking help is an important step in recovery from meth addiction.   Dangers Withdrawal from any substance Read More…

Teenage Drug Use on the Rise

Is Teenage Drug Use on the Rise?

Teen drug use may be going down, according to a recent survey. American children in 8th, 10th and 12th grade were asked about drug, alcohol and tobacco use including attitudes towards the substances. Learn more about recent trends in teenage drug use and what to look for if a loved one may be at risk. Read More…

Coping with the Urge to Drink

Coping with the Urge to Drink

During alcoholism recovery, cravings are an expected occurrence which are more usual than not. In early recovery, cravings can pop into a person’s consciousness out of nowhere. Cravings do not necessarily lead to relapse.Explore some of the reasons cravings occur and how to work through the desire to drink with the right support. Cravings Cravings Read More…

Signs of a Vicodin Addiction

Signs of a Vicodin Addiction

Hydrocodone, also named Vicodin, can be extremely habit-forming. Even when used as a pain reliever, addiction can form before a person is aware it has happened. The brain’s neurotransmitters can be altered by Vicodin use. Vicodin can trigger euphoria in the brain which causes people to seek the high time and again. Learn more about Read More…

Tools for a Sober Life

5 Tools for a Sober Life

The addiction recovery process is a journey which lasts a lifetime. Success in sobriety is predicated on developing tools and collecting resources for living a healthy and happy life. Motivation is an important part of recovery. Without personal motivation to excel and become better, a person can be more susceptible to outside influences. Learn more Read More…

Pornography is like a drug

Pornography is Like a Drug

Addiction comes in many forms, though many people think of alcohol and drugs before considering pornography. Unlike most drugs and alcohol, pornography is available for free online and accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The habit can seem cheap but it has expensive consequences.   Brain Chemistry A reward pathway exists in Read More…