How Common is Drug Use in Sports_

How Common is Drug Use in Sports?

With the implementation of strict drug testing programs in professional and college sports, you might think drugs in sports have become a non-issue. To some extent, you might be right. However, athletes are still human. They are subject to the same personal issues and health problems as the rest of us. Addiction is a disease…

What is K2

What Is K2?

There are many illicit drugs available on the streets of America, and it seems more appear every day. It can be hard for individuals to fully understand the latest craze for a new recreational drug. That lack of understanding can lead to serious health risks, addiction, or even death. Take K2, for instance, which has…

Celebrating a Sober Halloween

Celebrating a Sober Halloween

Halloween usually invokes scary thoughts of demons, goblins, and haunted houses. However, a recovering alcoholic’s biggest fear might be a relapse. After all, October 31st is often celebrated under the influence at wild costume parties. Nonetheless, getting sober doesn’t have to cancel the Halloween fun. There’re plenty of ways to have a blast without booze,…

Marijuana a Gateway Drug for Teens?

Times are changing in America. With every election process, we see a different state move forward in the process of legalizing or decriminalizing recreational marijuana. Time and again, lawmakers debate the notion that pot promotes the use of other drugs. Many lawmakers and parents have outdated notions about marijuana, misunderstanding the substance and its impact…

what is outpatient rehab

What is Outpatient Rehab?

Addiction treatment takes many forms. In this day and age, top addiction treatment facilities are moving away from using standard treatment programs. They are doing this because the “cookie-cutter” approach to treatment fails to address each patient’s unique circumstance. No two people will walk the same path in recovery because each person has a unique…

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So Many Benefits of Sobriety

When lost in addiction, most people forget how a healthy life feels. They spend their days and nights treading water while life goes on around them. Little do they know, getting treatment is the best thing that will ever happen to them. However, they still need to proceed with caution. Completing detox and rehab is…

man considers how to beat addiction

Pointers on How to Beat Addiction

One unfortunate aspect in dealing with addiction is that for many struggling with it, they wait until they hit rock bottom before they seek help. For many, substance use disorder, an addiction to drugs or alcohol, is an extreme condition. Those struggling with it often try to ignore the condition, refusing to admit they have…

example of mixing Tylenol

Should I Take Tylenol with Codeine?

Tylenol is a household name. Drug stores and groceries sell it over the counter as a temporary pain relief medication. In this form, people might consider Tylenol to be harmless. But as a prescribed medication, Tylenol gets an additional boost from another substance. Doctors prescribe Tylenol with codeine for the treatment of higher levels of…

an example of drugs that gateway drugs can lead to

What Are Gateway Drugs?

You’ve probably heard the term gateway drug before. But what are gateway drugs? Are they really as dangerous as many people would have you think? Below, we will answer the question, “What are gateway drugs.” We’ll also explore how you can get professional help for an addiction to gateway drugs or any type of illicit…