Realizing you have an addiction is a (forgive the pun) sobering experience. It’s one that opens the door to hope and relief. But it also opens the door to overwhelming doubt and uncertainty. The first step in your recovery is realizing you have a problem. The second step is to find the right rehab center [...]
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Addiction is a dangerous disease that affects millions of lives. The effects of addiction can lead to life-threatening symptoms, permanent damage, and even death. Understanding this disease and becoming aware of how it can develop can help to eliminate the damaging stigma surrounding addiction. In order to recover from addiction, it is necessary that the [...]
Steps to Take When You Think You've Been Drugged Many people make the mistake of thinking that there is no chance of them ever being drugged without their knowledge. This isn’t the case at all. One out of every 13 college students report that they have fallen victim to unknowingly being drugged at some [...]
There are many people who don’t want their teens doing illegal drugs but make the mistake of assuming that synthetic drugs are safe for them to use. That isn’t the case at all though. Synthetic marijuana is commonly known as “Spice”. The word synthetic makes people assume that it isn’t as risky or dangerous as [...]
Many people think that drugs that are marketed as being non-addictive are safe to take. This isn’t always the case. Non-addictive drugs may not contain addictive ingredients, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t get addicted to them. The following guide walks you through a few of the risks that come with taking any medication. [...]
North Carolina has become Ground Zero when it comes to the opioid crisis gripping the nation. A new report from Castlight shows that North Carolina has four cities in the Top 20 -including the number one spot, Wilmington. Other North Carolina cities on the list include Hickory at 5th, Jacksonville at 12th and Fayetteville at 18th. Overall, it’s estimated that more than 12,000people have [...]