COMMONLY USED DRUGS THROUGHOUT THE USA

Annually in the United States, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration performs a study to evaluate drug trends across the country. The most recent National Survey of Drug Use and Health is from 2016, and found…

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SOMA ABUSE

Here is what you need to know about soma abuse. Soma Abuse Carisoprodol is a musculoskeletal relaxer that is often used to treat painful muscular or skeletal conditions including back pain, joint pain, and severe arthritis. The most…

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HOW ALCOHOL AND STRESS ARE RELATED

After a hectic day, it may seem as though there is nothing more relaxing than having a few drinks to help you unwind. However, though it is a little known fact, drinking alcohol can actually make you feel…

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HOW MUSIC CAN BE LINKED TO DRUG USE

Popular music is chock full of song lyrics that idolize glamorous lifestyles, fancy cars, and spur of the moment adventures. Listeners hear these songs condoning the use of illicit drugs and consuming dangerous amounts of alcohol. However, the…

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HOW ACAMPROSATE CAN BE USED TO TREAT ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Acamprosate helps lower alcohol cravings and effectively treat alcoholism. It is actually used to regulate and stabilize brain activity for a period of 3 to 12 months after you quit drinking. Acamprosate has been successfully used over the…

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Treating OCD Patients Who Suffer from Drug Addiction

Honestly, at some point in our lives, we tend to suffer from bouts of obsessive-compulsive behavior. How many times have you rearranged a silverware drawer because the forks were a little helter-skelter? Perhaps you tend to push your…

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WHY WE SHOULDN’T CALL PEOPLE ADDICTS

What’s in a name? When Shakespeare asked that question, he was referring to how a person’s lineage shouldn’t define who they are. Yet even today, names hold a lot of power. Some of us seek out ways to…

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SERVICE WORKERS AS OVERDOSE FIRST RESPONDERS

If you work in a fast food joint or a convenience store, you have certain expectations about the job. Run the register, do some stocking, deal with the occasional rude customer, maybe mop the floors. One thing that…

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