what is substance abuse

What is Substance Abuse?

One of the first things you might ask when confronting a loved one about their drug or alcohol habits, is what is substance abuse? Substance abuse refers to the misuse or heavy use of an addictive, and ultimately harmful, substance. Examples of such substances include opiates, alcohol, meth, cocaine, and marijuana. What is Substance Abuse…

compulsive addiction

What is Compulsive Addiction?

Do you struggle to understand your loved one’s addiction problems? You are not alone. But your loved one who suffers compulsive addiction has no idea why their behaviors bother you. Addiction is not enjoyable for anyone. In fact, addiction sucks the enjoyment right out of your life. It also takes pleasure away from the person…