Substance abuse has negative effects on a person’s life in many different ways. It affects you psychologically and physically. It causes pain in the people around you. People become addicted to certain drugs because they enjoy the way they feel when they are on the drugs. Your dopamine response makes you feel unnaturally good. After … Continue reading Overcome the Effects of Substance Abuse
Substance abuse can have a profoundly negative impact on your personal and professional life. In addition to leaving you estranged from friends and family members, substance abuse can compromise your work performance. Some other negative outcomes that can result from drug addiction include trouble with the law and compromised health. If you’re dealing with any … Continue reading What Should I Do To Overcome Substance Abuse?
Despite the fact that heroin has existed for hundreds of years, it has only been in recent times that use of this drug has risen to epidemic proportions. Once restricted to inner cities and high-crime areas, the distribution of heroin to the suburbs and rural areas has led to a major shift in both demographics … Continue reading Why Is Heroin Addiction So Difficult to Treat?
Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol can quickly have negative health effects on the body, from kidney and liver damage to brain damage, and beyond. Not only does an addict risk overdose and death, but there are risks to family, career and much more. Whether you are the addict, or you simply know the addict, it’s … Continue reading Four Reasons To Deal With Addiction Quickly
If a loved one has a cocaine addiction, you’ll need to step in quickly and get them the help that they need to detoxify from the drug and quit it for good before it ends up hurting them even more or even taking their life. But how can you really tell if someone has a … Continue reading How to Tell if a Loved One Has a Cocaine Addiction