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The Growing Trend of Substance Abuse in Americas Youth

  Image via Wikipedia The concept of substance abuse has always been a threat in the minds of everyone who considers it. However, this simple forethought to some people is quickly becoming a reality for our nation. Through various problems pertaining to a slacking economy, as well as the growing amount of cuts to education [...]

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Prescription Drugs Provide Easy Facet for Substance Abuse

  Image via Wikipedia Prescription drugs are a commonly used commodity in our society currently. While in fact prescription drugs have been around for quite a while, they have begun to seemingly exponentially gain more of a presence in the mainstream over the past two decades. Through this growing exposure and increased commercial marketing, people [...]

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How Prescription Drug Abuse Happens

When most people think about drug abuse, their first thoughts may be of the “junkie” on the street corner looking for his next fix or a crack cocaine user bent over his pipe. While these are examples of drug abuse, many people may not realize that they are not the only examples.  The fact is [...]

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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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Childhood Problems Can Lead To Future Addiction

Research shows that problems during childhood are one of the main reasons for future addiction. Kids often find it difficult and embarrassing to talk about problems they are experiencing and as a result, their bottled up emotions are expressed in the wrong form, in their future. Kids face bullying but in order to show their [...]

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Prescription Drugs : The Doctor Said So

Addiction does not care what kind of job you have or what kind of car you drive. It does not matter the house you live in or the amount you paid for your clothes, addiction affects people of all walks of life. It does seem that addiction to prescription drugs affects more white collar workers [...]

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Preventing Addiction to Prescription Medications

Image via Wikipedia Addiction to prescription medications is rare when patients take the medications specifically as prescribed, following all instructions. However, there are still many circumstances in which an individual unwillingly become addicted to pain relieving medications and other prescriptions drugs, falling deep into the rabbit hole. There are ways to prevent the addiction to [...]

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