Young man in recovery

Prescription Drugs and Becoming Dependent on Them

When we think of prescription drugs, we think of over-the-counter drugs or prescriptions our doctors prescribe to us. Yes, some prescription drugs are used for various reasons regarding your health, but they can lead you down the wrong path as

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Woman working on her mental health

The Relationship of Mental Health & Drug Addiction

It was Mental Illness Awareness week last week, which means we were acknowledging all of those who have been dealing with mental illnesses of all kinds. What some people don’t realize is that drug addiction and mental illness have a

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Heroin Addiction treatment and therapy

Addressing the Heroin Epidemic During COVID-19

2020 has been a devastating year. With a global pandemic riddling thousands of people and social injustice hurting our own communities in the United States, we still have a Heroin Epidemic on our hands. We cannot sleep on this because

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College Student with Adderall addiction

What Are the Dangers of Adderall?

Adderall has been misunderstood by many people, especially college students. Adderall is a prescription stimulant for people who are struggling with narcolepsy and ADHD. It gives you focus when you need it, but it can be abused by those who

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Young people supporting their friend struggling with addiction

Addiction Treatment is Needed More Than Ever

The addiction disease has been riddling the country more than ever these days. With everything going on including the pandemic, addiction treatment and therapy is needed more than ever now. Staying home can be extremely tough, especially when dealing with

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Outdoor escape

The Outdoors Can Be a Way to Escape

Addiction to drugs and alcohol can start from many different things. They become an escape from reality, which can include major stress, anxiety, and at times, depression. Many of us resort to it because it numbs us from the real

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Family Support with addiction

Understanding Addiction and How to Be Supportive

As a family member or friend who knows someone struggling with addiction, we may not quite understand the entirety of what they’re going through. As an outsider, we need to make sure we have a good grasp on how addiction

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Marijuana Addiction

The Psychological Addiction to Marijuana

Marijuana abuse has been a real problem in America. The recreational drug seems harmless to most people. Some may tell you that “it’s just like alcohol, really.” In fact, it’s not, but just like any other drug, it can become

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Woman dealing with anxiety and addiction

Where Does Anxiety and Stress Come From?

With everything going on in our lives, anxiety and stress can become a major part of our struggles. Whether you have a 9-5 job, go to school, work part-time, or are retired, anxiety and stress can sneak up on you

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