Health Risks of Vaping and JUULing

The Relationship of Nicotine Vapes and Addiction

The trend of vaping and JUULing is putting teens at risk for serious health complications. Vapes, vaporizers, JUULs, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are electronic nicotine delivery systems often used to replace other habit-forming nicotine delivery vessels, such as cigarettes, which

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Increase in Drug Abuse in America

Why is Drug Use on the Rise in America?

There are many reasons why people turn to drug use. Sometimes it’s very complicated for people to understand why some of their friends or family members start using drugs. As we’re seeing in this country, drug use and abuse has

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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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College Students drinking deal with addiction

The Dangers of College Drug Addiction

College can be an incredible time for a young person to find their path in life, but many times there are trials that person may go through. Whatever the workload is, studying for exams, finalizing projects, and cramming homework in

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Man and woman dealing with addiction

There is Help for Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drugs, especially pain killers are readily available for people to use. Doctors prescribe painkillers for the after effects of surgery to reduce pain in the body. What people don’t realize is that these medications can be highly addictive, and

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Inside the Opioid Addicted Brain

Inside the Opioid Addicted Brain

Opioids are commonly used for pain management and are prescribed by a medical professional. Many people misuse the medication and take more than directed, which can lead to an addiction to opioids. Since they are very addictive, doctors and pharmacists

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Drugs, Alcohol, and the Heart

Drugs, Alcohol, and the Heart

Addiction affects all aspects of a person’s life and the lives of loved ones. Addiction can lead to serious physical and mental health problems. Some drugs can cause seizures, organ failure, brain damage, overdose, and early death. Drugs and alcohol

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The Harmful and Deadly Effects of Cocaine

The Harmful and Deadly Effects of Cocaine

Cocaine increases the level of dopamine in the brain. Cocaine can be smoked, injected, or inhaled and the effects are felt immediately. The brain rapidly releases dopamine, and produces the euphoric feelings. Cocaine is very addictive, harmful, and can be

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Learn About Marijuana Dependence

Learn About Marijuana Dependence

Marijuana is habit forming even though the addictive potential is lower and THC produces physical dependence less than other drugs. Many people use marijuana on a recreational basis or medicinally without dependence starting but it can happen before a person

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