Codeine Addiction – Recognizing the Signs & Symptoms
Given that for nearly 300,000 people, codeine is their drug of choice, and it’s vital to know how it works and why it can turn into an addiction. Codeine addiction has led to the death of famous musicians and celebrities and could claim more lives from anyone who’s not prepared to combat their addiction. Knowing what to[…]
How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?
If you use marijuana on a regular basis, you might be wondering what the signs of marijuana use disorder look like and you might also be asking the question, “how long does marijuana stay in your system?” Marijuana stays in your system for quite a while after you consume it. There’s a misconception out there[…]
Warning Signs and Treatment Options for Addiction to Adderall
Primarily designated for children and adults who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Adderall is a helpful drug that can help people whose attention strays. This stimulant is frequently prescribed by doctors to help people focus and stay on task. Unfortunately, due to its stimulating effects, there are[…]
How Long Does LSD Stay in Your System?
Can you get addicted to LSD? LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is the psychedelic drug used by famous people such as the Beatles and Steve Jobs. LSD takes you on a “trip” that’s almost like an otherworldly experience. If you’re on a job search and dabble in the occasional acid trip, you may be wondering[…]
Why Black Tar Heroin Is So Dangerous
Black tar heroin is one of the least pure forms of heroin available. Although few outside of processing houses know what manufacturers mix it with, we do know that the bulk of black tar heroin comes from Mexico, which explains its prevalence in states along the Mexican border like California. Street heroin rarely, if ever,[…]
Molly vs. Ecstasy: The Party Drug
It’s called the party drug for a reason. As it often makes an appearance at raves, nightclubs, and music festivals. Since 1999, ecstasy has seen a 71% increase in use. Yet, there is some confusion over Molly vs. Ecstasy, and what the differences are between them. Both have ties to MDMA, yet each has its[…]
Oxycodone Withdrawal
Tackling an oxycodone addiction is painful. Learn what you need to know about oxycodone withdrawal before you start treatment.
Going Cold Turkey : 9 Reasons Why It’s Dangerous
Are you struggling with addiction? Are you thinking of Going Cold Turkey? When you or someone you love is gripped by substance abuse, it may seem like the only way is going cold turkey. However, this isn’t the right way to fix it. This approach doesn’t get to the root of the problem. In fact,[…]
How to Find the Best Rehab Centers for You
The reasons people start abusing drugs are as varied as there are people. Some people start because of physical and psychological abuse. Some people use drugs to cope with difficult life changes. Still, other’s find that they have become addicted through prolonged prescription drug use. Of the millions of people battling addiction, only 10% will[…]
Remeron (Mirtazapine) Addiction
The opioid crisis started as people began flooding clinics in search of a way to cure their physical pain. As a way to cope with physical stress from their jobs, or from just growing old, people turned to pills. And no one told these people that these pills could be addictive. The same concept applies[…]