how drugs impact the brain
How Drugs Affect the Brain

Many people understand that drugs can affect the brain, but they’re not exactly sure how beyond the high or sense of euphoria these substances produce. Regardless of how you use drugs (i.e. inhale, swallow, inject, or snort), drugs invariably affect the brain negatively and can cause both short and long-term effects. As chemicals, drugs can […]

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learn the symptoms of pain pill addiction
Pain Pill Addiction: Learn the Symptoms

Getting help for yourself or a loved one struggling with an addiction to prescription pain medication starts with understanding the signs and symptoms of addiction. There are many signs of an addiction to opioid pain relievers, which can vary from person to person. Some of the most common pain pill addiction symptoms include: Mood changes such as anxiety […]

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symptoms of meth use
Symptoms that Someone is Using Meth

An illegal substance-abuse disorder is a condition that thrives under secrecy and isolation but can be overcome when it is brought into the light.  One of the first steps in helping a loved one or yourself recover from meth addiction is to recognize substance abuse.  Once meth use is addressed, you or your loved one can start […]

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