Mental Health Interventions for Your Loved One

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Mental Health Interventions If you or your loved one is battling a struggle with a mental illness, it is highly recommended that you get help. Therefore, you might consider looking into seeking mental health interventions as soon as you possibly can. A person struggling with mental illness may experience symptoms such as extreme cases of […]

Crack Cocaine Addiction

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Defining Crack and Cocaine Both crack and cocaine are drugs which come are derived from the leaves of coca plants (Erythroxylum coca). Coca plants are native to South America. Coca in its natural form is relatively harmless. The dangers lie in its refinement into cocaine. This process is done by soaking the leaves of the plant […]

Signs of Meth Addiction

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What are the signs of meth addiction? Meth– also known as Methamphetamine, crank, or ice– is becoming a growing problem, particularly in California.  Meth addicts often refer to using meth (smoking or injecting) as “tweaking.” Prolonged use of the drug can cause many adverse side effects, both short term, and long term. These side effects […]

Inhalant Drugs

An inhalant is a vapor made up of various chemicals where consumption happens by being inhaled through the mouth or nose. These include gases, aerosol sprays, cleaning products, and so forth. The effects of these types of addictive inhalant drugs range from an alcohol-like high to intense euphoria, and even vivid hallucinations. Such effects can […]

Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Addiction and Crystal Meth Intervention

Crystal Meth is an unnaturally made stimulant drug that stems from pseudoephedrine, an ingredient that is present in various types of over the counter cold medications. It is a highly addictive “designer” drug that causes countless dangerous side effects. Consequently, such side effects can indeed affect an addicted person psychologically, physically, and mentally.  There are […]

Is Alcohol a Drug?

Is Alcohol a Drug

Many people wonder “Is Alcohol a Drug?” The answer is yes. Alcohol is a drug. Though it is a drink rather than a pill, the harsh reality is that alcohol is, in fact, a drug and it begins with tolerance. That is, the more you drink, the less susceptible your body becomes to its effects. The […]

Signs of Alcoholism

Alcoholism - Top 10 Warning Signs That You Are An Alcoholic

There are many warning signs of alcoholism. Knowing the warning signs that you or your loved one may be an alcoholic will help you better understand the disease of alcoholism. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report an estimated 88,000 people die each year in the United States evidently as a result of alcoholism […]