Tag Archives: Addiction

When to Look for a Designated Driver

Imagine this. You are out with friends and enjoying an amazing night of drinking, dancing and socializing. Then the night comes to an end. What happens if everyone you are with has been drinking and for the most part are drunk? Do you a) get in the car and drive home, b) find someone else

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What is the Hazelden Foundation?

If you or a loved one has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, it is important the you know what treatment options are available. The Hazelden Foundation is just one example, but it’s a pretty major one. The Hazelden Foundation (also known as the “Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation”) is a non-profit organization focused on the

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Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

Anyone who is an addict can tell you, if you question whether you have an addictive personality, you probably do. To be sure, towards the end of this article a simple addictive personality test uncovers addictive personality traits that characterize addictive personality disorder. It is important for everyone to know what an addictive personality is

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The Real Deal on Homeopathy

What is Homeopathy? A somewhat controversial form of medicine that is considered one of the unorthodox practices of medicine, homeopathy is one of members of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) methods. It has survived for centuries and homeopaths see themselves as holistic healers who look at the whole person when diagnosing a health issue. They

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The Shocking Trend of the Alcohol Vaporizer

A new trend that has been emerging in recent years is smoking or inhaling alcohol instead of drinking it via an Alcohol Vaporizer. Alcohol inhalation is done by consuming alcoholic beverages or some type of ethanol directly into the respiratory system. This is often done with a type of vaporizing device. While there are some

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Are Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer?

Regardless of the generation, teenagers, and others have always found a way to get “high”. This high has included sniffing glue, smoking incense, swallowing mouthwash, drinking rubbing alcohol and drinking hand sanitizer. These substitutes for getting drunk or high signal a potential addiction problem and should not be ignored. If you, or your child are

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Group Therapy Activities for Overcoming Emotional Problems

Group therapy can help you overcome mental and emotional difficulties in your life. Rather than work individually with a professional therapist, you have sessions in a group environment of anywhere between 5-12 people. Through Group Therapy Activities, you have a chance to meet and befriend others with similar needs, learn how to deal with your

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Drug Trafficking in the United States

Trafficking drugs in 2014, whether it is heroin, cocaine, marijuana or hallucinogens, has exploded into a billion dollar industry. Americans spend over $65 billion every year on illegal drugs while the government and the DEA or Drug Enforcement Administration works 24/7 trying to keep the drugs from passing through the borders. Once they are in the U.S., they disappear

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Withdrawal Symptoms of All Kinds

It’s hard for someone with an addiction to leave it, mainly because, well, it’s an addiction. Similarly to popular belief, addiction can have physical and mental influences in the addict, and when the addict tries to quit, these influences punish them severely, making the process incredibly hard. These influences express themselves through symptoms, named withdrawal

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Is Weed Addictive ? The Answer Might Surprise you

Is Weed Addictive ? Smoking weed has been around for as long as humanity has a recorded existence. However, experts have not conducted enough research to determine what type of long-term impact weed has on its users because it is illegal in most states and therefore, difficult to conduct studies. Most people who smoke weed

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What to Expect with a Cocaine Overdose

Years ago the public did not hear of many cocaine overdoses, and the reason was because cocaine was typically considered “the rich man’s drug” in the U.S., and it was kept quiet. As of 2008, cocaine has become the second most trafficked illegal drug in the world and is used at every economic and social

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I-Doser and Its Very Real Effects

I-Doser or I-dozing, also known as I-dosing, is very real in today’s underground society. What comes as a surprise to many parents who are concerned about their children is that the science behind I-dosing is actually quite dated. What we are actually discussing is the tantalizing effects of binaural audio, dating all the way back

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