Addiction ADDICTION TAKES HOSTAGES!There are many addictions in life. Some are chemical such as illegal street drugs, legal prescription drugs, and alcohol.There are also behavioral addictions such as porn, sex, gambling, gaming, internet, anger & rage, abuse, shopping, and many, many more. Signs & Symptoms to Look For What can we do? Continue reading “My wife ended up overdosing and wasn’t expected to live. How did I miss the signs?”
The devil holds the ultimate tool to take you down and dead thru addictions; however, God has all the tools we need to be set FREE for a lifetime, without ever using or craving again! IT IS YOUR CHOICE! In addition to the commonly known street drugs and alcohol (alcohol is considered a drug), addiction comes in the form of those psychiatric drugs your doctor … Continue reading Addiction is a very Real Fight for your Soul
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The way you define addiction will absolutely determine your outcome of total healing for a lifetime, or ongoing disability that will end in death. So, ask yourself if you want your addiction to be as dust in the wind, or, do you want to hold on to it until it kills you? Should you really be satisfied with making it through today without using, or, … Continue reading The Disease “Theory” of Addiction, or A Consequence of Despair?
Users swear by kratom for mood enhancement and fatigue reduction, but safety issues and questions about its effectiveness abound. If you read health news or visit vitamin stores, you may have heard about kratom, a supplement that is sold as an energy booster, mood enhancer, pain reliever and antidote for opioid withdrawal. However, the truth about kratom is more complicated, and the safety problems related … Continue reading Kratom: Everything You Did NOT Want To Know But Are True and Factual!
Have you lost your peace? The answer to finding peace will astound youand you won’t find them in the most places. What are some of the things facing us since the beginning of the pandemic when everything changed? Some things are not new, but are greatly magnified and more prevalent today. While there are many more, here are some . . . PANDEMICS!VIOLENCE!WARS & RUMORS … Continue reading IN THE INSANITY OF WORLD EVENTS, HOW TO HAVE EVERLASTING PEACE & HOPE
Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good and the use of most antidepressants and dementia drugs could be virtually stopped without causing harm, an expert on clinical trials argues in a leading medical journal. Given their lack of benefit, I estimate we could stop almost all psychotropic drugs without causing harm Peter Gøtzsche The views expressed in a British Medical Journal debate by Peter Gøtzsche, professor and … Continue reading Psychiatric drugs do more harm than good, says expert
A Note From NationaAddictionNews.com regarding this article: A very small portion of information was deleted from this post due to suggestions that some new-age practices may be of help. We do NOT subscribe to new-age ‘anything’ because it is against God’s principles. Also, dependence on sleeping pills prescribed by your doctor cause addiction. If you are addicted, you will need medically supervised detox from a … Continue reading The Worst Thing You Can Do If You Can’t Sleep. Many Die This Way.
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a central nervous system stimulant. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) In a new review article published in the scientific journal Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, researchers discuss the negative and harmful side effects of taking/abusing stimulant medications that help with symptoms of ADHD. Participants with ADHD who abused stimulant medications were more likely to experience hallucinations and delusional infestation. These symptoms resolved after the medication was lowered … Continue reading Misuse and abuse of stimulant medications are linked to hallucinations, delusional infestations, and hair pulling
The highs are often high, but the lows are often low. People who use drugs are familiar with their preferred highs, but they’re also familiar with the accompanying lows. When used recreationally, drugs come with comedowns, crashes, and other conundrums. All this depends on things like dose, set, and setting. For the casual user, the highs often invite lows that range from mildly annoying—like a … Continue reading We Asked Drug Users How They Deal With Comedowns and Crashes
If you’re doing drugs, or you know someone who is doing drugs, PLEASE watch this. It could be lifesaving. Continue reading Benzo Dope and Tranq: The Next Wave of the Overdose Crisis
Many complain that our culture is too beholden to biological psychiatry and genetic reductionism. Much of the discussion on addiction forms part of this cultural background. Thus we inherit, or even construct, different ways of thinking about ourselves, about health and disease, about weal and woe. But not every popular assumption is sober truth. The concern of many Christians, myself included, is the tendency to … Continue reading Addiction and Sin: Recovery and Redemption
This feature article on neuroscientist Marc Lewis and his new book discusses his theory that callenges the modern-day concensus on drug dependence as a brain disease, arguing that in “in reality it is a complex cultural, social, psychological and biological phenomenon” as NDARC Professor Alison Ritter describes. For a long time, Marc Lewis felt a body blow of shame whenever he remembered that night. “We thought … Continue reading Why addiction isn’t a disease but instead the result of ‘deep learning’
Tim Holden, MMed (Psych), Psychiatrist and assistant professor Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The statement, in a CMAJ editorial, 1 that addiction is a disease is not supported by the evidence and reads more like a political policy statement than a reasoned intellectual argument. There has been a steady erosion of individual responsibility and loss of any concept of personal blame for … Continue reading Addiction is NOT a Disease!
The CDC reported that an estimated 100,306 Americans died from drug overdoses during the period of April 2020 to April 2021, a 28.5% increase from the previous year. Deaths in some states rose even more sharply. . Vermont saw an almost-70% increase, and drug overdose deaths in West Virginia increased by 62%. Many states, including Alabama, California, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Washington, had a 45%-50% rise … Continue reading U.S. Overdose Deaths Hit an All-Time High
A BRIEF OVERVIEW! Since 2008, after Jesus Christ miraculously brought me back from death to life after a massive opioid overdose, I have devoted my life to leading people down the Holy Road that leads to the forever end to addiction. This method is for those who choose to live a Biblical life and receive Salvation through God’s Son, Jesus Christ. All services are FREE … Continue reading Why I Write This Blog
Warning: This story contains graphic content about injection drug use that might disturb some readers. In Philadelphia, the animal tranquilizer xylazine has infiltrated the opioid supply, and it’s been linked to horrific wounds and amputations. PHILADELPHIA — Bill’s hands are so disfigured that he can no longer fit gloves over them. About two months ago, his right ring finger was amputated. In a matter of … Continue reading WARNING! Drug Users Are Losing Their Fingers and Toes After Shooting ‘Tranq Dope’
We’ve all been told to watch out for spiked drinks at parties. But what about drugs in your food? Nowadays, it seems like there are more kinds of edible marijuana than ever before. Because of this, accidental consumption of weed happens more than you think it does. Here’s one example: In November 2017, three Michigan teens were hospitalized after they were tricked into eating marijuana-laced cereal. Police are investigating the incident … Continue reading How to Avoid Drug-laced Food
STORY AT-A-GLANCE Dr. Peter Breggin, a psychiatrist, is frequently referred to as “the conscience of psychiatry” because he’s been able to successfully reform the psychiatric profession, abolishing lobotomies and other experimental psychosurgeries Breggin refers to lobotomies as a rape of the soul, the permanent mutilation of an individual’s selfhood, as damage to one area of the brain will harm the integration of the whole brain … Continue reading The Shocking Little-Known Unthinkable and Sordid History of Psychiatry
Are your teens or young adults home for holiday break? With the stress of school or campus life behind them for a few weeks, this can be a great time for you to talk to them about substance misuse. Drug use, overdose deaths, etc., are serious and scary topics. But using scare tactics during your discussion aren’t likely to be effective. So, where do you start? A … Continue reading Talk to your teens about drugs – especially over the holidays!
Fentanyl-related drug overdoses in 2020 became the top killer in adults aged 18 to 45—overtaking suicide, vehicle accidents, and gun violence, according to an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data by nonprofit group Families Against Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, highly addictive, and deadly. Buyers may be unaware that the drugs they buy … Continue reading Fentanyl Overdoses Become Leading Cause of Death in 18- to 45-Year-Olds
The number of adults taking medications for ADHD increased by 53% and that among young American adults, it nearly doubled. While this is a staggering statistic and points to younger generations becoming frequently reliant on stimulants, frankly, I’m not too surprised. Over my 50-year career in behavioral neurology and treating patients with ADHD, it has been in the past decade that I have seen these … Continue reading Doctor: ADHD Does NOT Exist
When teens ask us about bath salts, we understand that they’re not referring to Epsom salt for a relaxing time in the tub. They’re talking about synthetic cathinones, which are stimulants made in labs. Bath salts and similar drugs cause extreme wakefulness and elevated heart and breathing rates. Many people seek out these drugs because they are viewed as a cheaper substitute for stimulants like methamphetamine … Continue reading What Are Bath Salts?
Xanax® and Percocet® are both brand names of prescription drugs. Both can help treat certain medical conditions when used as directed by a doctor, but they have a POWERFUL potential to be misused and abused. They work in the brain in different ways: Xanax®, or alprazolam, is a prescription depressant that helps produce a calming effect. Many people experience anxiety disorders and have difficulty sleeping, and prescription … Continue reading Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs
Every day we make choices that affect our health. People take drugs for a lot of different reasons, like to deal with life’s challenges, to escape from reality, to relieve pain, or to try to fit in—just to name a few. Some people can be aware of the negative effects of drugs on their health and in their life and still struggle to stop using … Continue reading Why do people take drugs when they know they’re bad?
Last year, more than 93,000 Americans died as a result of a drug overdose, according to new preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This number is more than 30% of 2019’s total. Officials believe pandemic stress as well as the strong synthetic opioid fentanyl are behind the sharp rise. “This has been an incredibly uncertain and stressful time for many people, and we are seeing … Continue reading Drug Overdoses Killed A Record Number Of Americans In 2020, Jumping By Nearly 30%
WHAT IS IT? Synthetic psychoactive drug that acts as a stimulant and a hallucinogen. The pill form comes in a variety of logos and colors. STREET NAMES Adam, Beans, Biscuit, Clarity, Disco Biscuit, E, Eve, Go, Hug Drug, Lover’s Speed, MDMA, Peace, STP, X, XTC HOW IT IS TAKEN Swallowing gel capsules (Molly), pills, tablets Powder, crystal, liquid Crushed or snorted Occasionally smoked PARAPHERNALIA … Continue reading ECSTASY OR MDMA (ALSO KNOWN AS MOLLY)
We know that drugs are bad for your physical and mental health. But drug use also has a negative impact on your personal relationships since it can greatly change your mood and your behavior towards others. WHAT IS DATING VIOLENCE? Dating violence is violence between two people in a relationship. It is not always physical. In fact, according to the CDC, there are four different kinds: Physical – when a person … Continue reading DRUGS AND DATING VIOLENCE
Note: Some of the views expressed in this article are not necessarily the views of NationalAddictionNews.com. In July, Erica Rodriguez, 20, checked herself into the Renfrew Center, a residential center for eating-disorder treatment in the Philadelphia area. Rodriguez, who has been struggling with disordered eating since she was 12, had relapsed in quarantine. “It had gotten to the point that I was feeling a bad … Continue reading COVID-19 has more people seeking help for addiction and mental health. But treatment centers struggle with outbreaks
Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to recent provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While overdose deaths were already increasing in the months preceding the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the latest numbers suggest … Continue reading Overdose Deaths 🔥Accelerating🔥 During COVID-19
This is a testimony of someone who tried to commit suicide countless times and how God miraculously stopped him from being able to do it. Jesus had plans for this amazing man’s life. Please do yourself the honor of watching this video. I absolutely promise you that you’ll be blown away. God bless! Continue reading The Most Amazing Testimony I Have Ever Heard!
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Check out a few key frequently asked questions and answers about drug-impaired driving below. What is drug-impaired driving? Driving under the influence of over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, marijuana, or illegal drugs. How common is drug-impaired driving? In 2019, 13.7 million people (ages 16 and older) drove after using illicit drugs. Of that total,12.8 million people were under the influence of marijuana (2019 National Survey on … Continue reading Drugged Driving—What You Should Know
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