Drug-Related Words Cause Cocaine Addiction Cravings

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Recent studies show that those struggling with a cocaine addiction will experience intense cravings when exposed to drug-related words. As cocaine dependence develops, neurological changes happen in the brain. An addict’s central nervous system (CNS) is literally getting rewired. These changes in the brain are the culprits responsible for propagating cocaine abuse. So, let’s take […]

Up and Coming: Kratom Addiction

    You might be reading this and asking yourself what Kratom even is and how can you become addicted to it. This is understandable. The drug is fairly new to the United States. There are efforts being made to ban kratom, but they have been unsuccessful up to this point. Because opiate addicts are taking a […]

Kratom Withdrawal: Hiding in Plain Sight

   We know that withdrawal can change the way a person acts. The signs and symptoms of withdrawal are usually the opposite of what the drug does, as the body is overreacting to the absence of its favorite substance. What some people fail to recognize is that the signs and symptoms vary from drug to drug. […]

How to Spot Methamphetamine Addiction in a Loved One

Methamphetamine, while it is not as commonly used as drugs like heroin or cocaine, is highly addictive and widely used. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, upwards of six percent of adults have suffered from meth addiction. This statistic has the potential to grow if we don’t look out for those around us […]

Arrested for Drug Possession: 4 Ways to Fight Your Case

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First offenders caught with a simple drug possession in Kentucky can get anywhere from 2 to 10 years of jail time. They may also have to pay a fine of up to $20,000. First offenders in California face 15 to 180 days in jail. Those who are charged with possession of Schedule II Controlled Substances […]

5 Ways Driving Under the Influence Can Ruin Your Life

Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs is an incredibly risky thing to do. Not only are your reflexes slower than usual, but your brain is unable to make quick decisions. This increases your chances of getting into an accident. If you are driving under the influence, you are a danger to not only […]

FAQ: How Long Does Kratom Stay in My System?

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Have you ever wondered, “how long does kratom stay in my system for?” If you have, you’re in luck. This article will focus solely on this herbal drug. Kratom, also known as mitragyna speciosa, has only recently stepped into the spotlight of addiction. Although it has been used in Asian countries for many years, this […]

Alcohol Abuse or Alcohol Addiction?

 The casual drink has become a popular pastime for many people. They have a nice dinner, they drink a few glasses of wine and the conversation livens up. There are dish towels in storefronts that read, “Wine is the answer, what was the question?” There’s a popular song whose lyrics read, “I can’t stop drinking […]

Rehab for Alcoholism Without the 12 Steps

   When the average person thinks about alcohol treatment in a rehab center, their mind jumps to the Alcoholics Anonymous method. The famous “I’m_____ and I’m an alcoholic,” is what people think alcohol addiction is all about. The 12 Step Program does work. It’s effective, it’s beneficial, it’s emotional but it’s one of many different options […]