How Do You Know Your Husband Has a Drinking Problem? It can be difficult to identify when your husband has a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorders can be very clever at covering their tracks. Addiction to alcohol is as insidious as any other addiction. It will prompt the sufferer to lie and do just about anything to protect […]

When it comes to drinking alcohol, we’ve all heard the warnings about how it can be dangerous to our health.

One of the worst things people can do to their bodies is use IV drugs. IV drug use can cause many problems, including overdose, risk of disease like hepatitis and Aids, and “blown”, or damaged, veins. When we say veins are “blown” what we mean is that they are ruptured or caved in, and blood can no longer flow through […]

Addiction is a serious and potentially life-threatening problem, and it can be incredibly difficult to get someone to go to rehab in Tennessee. Addiction doesn’t discriminate—it affects people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds and it can take a hefty toll on families and loved ones. Fortunately, there are ways you can help get your loved one into a rehab […]

Addiction to a substance like alcohol or drugs is also known as dependence. People can become dependent upon or addicted to things other than substances, but for the purposes of this article, we’re going to limit our focus to substance use disorders.   Physical and Psychological Dependence Most people understand that becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol is a genuine […]

Which Drugs Are Most Addictive? The Answers Might Surprise You Quitting drugs can be one of the most difficult journeys a person could take. While many people may think that it’s easy to just “stop” taking drugs, the reality is far more complex. From physical dependence on drugs to psychological addiction, quitting any type of drug is a long and […]

When we hear the term “gateway drug”, it tends to conjure up images of recreational drugs like marijuana. Many of us have seen the public service announcement commercials and programs like D.A.R.E. telling us that drugs like marijuana and alcohol can be gateway drugs. In this blog post, we will discuss the meaning of the phrase and why it’s important […]

Ambien is a prescription sleep aid that is also known as Zolpidem. This medication is often prescribed to people who suffer from insomnia and struggle to fall asleep at night or stay asleep for long periods of time. It’s also commonly prescribed to people with anxiety who have trouble sleeping. It works to quiet the brain and induce feelings of […]

Prescription Drug Abuse is a Serious Problem That Deserves Help According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 1 in 4 people who take prescription painkillers for non-medical reasons will develop an addiction. The issue of prescription drug abuse is one that is often overlooked because it’s easy to think that since these drugs are prescribed by a doctor, […]

Codependency Is An Issue Often Associated With Addiction. Codependency is a tough subject, because there is no 100 percent typical test you can take to understand if you might be codependent with a partner. There are warning signs and behaviors that predict and signify codependency in a relationship. However, it is not officially recognized as a mental disorder. The line […]

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