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Drug Addict

Helping a Loved One Find the Way

Suppose you have a brother, sister, mother, father, uncle, aunt, cousin, nephew, niece, or just plain friend out there who has a substance abuse problem. What do you do? The answer is pretty simple and plain as the nose on your face. You recommend a rehabilitation center. It’s basically tough love, but there’s no better [...]

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Vulnerability To Substance Abuse

A question that many users and non-users have is why do some substance users become addicted, while others do not. Several human chromosomal regions that contain genetic markers are associated with vulnerability to substance abuse in humans. But we’ll leave the technical language there. Addiction, whether alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription drugs, is a disease. [...]

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Addiction Treatment Through Friends and Family

Not every type of addiction requires medical treatment, but never the less, some sort of treatment is necessary for you to take back control of your own life. Addiction often leads to you letting go of your own life and relying on something else to rule you. This may make you happy for a specific [...]

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Chronic Gambling Is An Addiction

Gambling for many is a past time and a fun thing to do once in a while. While some win, most people stand a better chance to loose but your eagerness to win can lead to an addiction like none other. Once you are addicted to gambling, whether it is going to casinos or a [...]

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A Few Things That Can Lead To Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol addiction is an extremely dangerous type of addiction and if it not treated in a timely manor, it can take over a person’s life and become lethal. While some alcohol addiction is seen as genetic, there are others that someone can develop due to certain things in their life. Regardless this addiction does not [...]

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Health Insurance and Addiction

With the several health insurance you can buy at the moment, many of them see addiction as a disease and as a result they will cover the cost of rehabilitation. Once you realize that you are addicted to a substance, the best way to get better is through medical help. Since medical help can get [...]

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Addiction Affects Everyone Around You

Addiction is a disease that not only affects you but it also affects your close friends and family around you. Once you are addicted, it is difficult for you to notice how other around you reacts to your disease. Whether it is substance abuse, drug addiction, or addiction to prescription medication, it changes your everyday [...]

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