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Category: Family Topics

Signs of an Addictive Personality that Contribute to Drug Abuse

Dec 9, 2019
One of the most common factors that contribute to someone abusing drugs is an addictive personality. Unlike other diagnoses, an addictive personality isn’t clear cut. It is a combination of...

Is Kratom Used as a Substitute for Addiction in Recovery?

Dec 9, 2019
Today, there are many different substances people abuse and misuse. Once a person tackles their addiction, there will be various obstacles they will face, such as substituting an addiction. Many...

Opioid Crisis Cost $631 Billion to U.S. Economy Over Four Years

Dec 9, 2019
The opioid epidemic that has affected people since the late 90s still ravages on today, and does not seem to be slowing down despite various efforts from government entities. The...

Ex-New Jersey Doctor Prescribed 1.4 Million Opioids in Three-Year Span

Dec 9, 2019
New Jersey’s opioid epidemic can’t catch a break, with a new story revealing a South Jersey doctor prescribed over 1.4 million opioids. The Burlington County doctor, Morris Starkman, prescribed 1.4...

Federal Opioid Probe Launched on Two New-Jersey Based Companies

Nov 29, 2019
The government has launched a criminal investigation for six drug manufacturers or distributors, two of them include New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson and Amneal Pharmaceuticals. Since the beginning of the...

The Negative Effects of a Meth Addiction on the Body

Nov 29, 2019
Having a meth addiction will have consequences both short-term and long-term. The brain and your body will be harmed in a way it may not recover. Methamphetamine is an addictive...

What is Methamphetamine? Facts You Need to Know

Nov 29, 2019
Most people are familiar with opioids and marijuana, but what about methamphetamines? According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA): ”Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects...

The Signs and Symptoms of a Cocaine Addiction

Nov 27, 2019
There are various substances in the limelight, such as opioids and marijuana, but cocaine isn’t talked about enough—besides the occasional drug busts that are reported. According to the National Institute...

What Are the Dangers of a Cocaine Addiction on the Body?

Nov 27, 2019
Across news outlet, the opioid epidemic has grabbed the headlines, but drug abuse, in general, is at an all-time high—including use cocaine. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse...

An Inside Look at the Opioid Epidemic: Three Waves Analysis

Nov 27, 2019
It’s no secret the opioid crisis in the United States has lead to unprecedented overdose deaths and negative impacts in communities across the nation. According to the National Institute on...
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