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 … Continue reading Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs
TAKE THEIR CAR KEYS AWAY! What is drugged driving? Drugged driving is driving under the influence of alcohol, over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, or illegal drugs.Do you think driving while high is safe? 22% of teens admitted that driving while high on marijuana is common … Continue reading Getting High and Driving
From time to time, I like to list the signs and symptoms of withdrawal. They will occur once you are addicted. These signs are deadly and require immediate medical attention. So, if you are in withdrawal, seek the help of … Continue reading Signs & Symptoms of Withdrawal
Taking a few extra precautions this flu season may be just what the doctor ordered. Let’s face it, teaching proper handwashing protocols aren’t exactly on our kid’s priority list. That’s why hand sanitizers have become every mom’s dream when it comes to … Continue reading How To Make Your Own Homemade Hand Sanitizer
When we are born, it is innate within us to desire pleasure. Some of the pleasure seeking behaviors unfortunately result in addictions of many kinds. The addiction I’m speaking of here is SUGAR! You love it! Your crave it! You … Continue reading Is Sugar An Addictive ‘DRUG’?
It’s no secret that excessive alcohol consumption can take a serious toll on your health. While we often associate alcohol abuse with car crashes and cirrhosis of the liver, these are not the only health risks posed by drinking too many alcoholic beverages. … Continue reading Alcohol abuse leads to cancer, strokes, heart disease, brain damage
Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health. Here’s how alcohol can affect your body: Brain: Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can affect the way … Continue reading Alcohol’s Effects on your Body
Injuries. Drinking too much increases your chances of being injured or even killed. Alcohol is a factor, for example, in about 60 percent of fatal burn injuries, drownings, and homicides; 50 percent of severe trauma injuries and sexual assaults; and 40 … Continue reading Your Free Will Can Lead You To Drinking. What Are The Risks?
I feel as though I wouldn’t be doing my due diligence without including a post about how to save the life of someone who has overdosed. So, I’m going to make it simple, using few words and several videos so … Continue reading What ‘IF’ The Unthinkable Happens Right In Front Of You? Learn How To Save Their Life From An Overdose!
End Time Signs “When You See All These Things” Today we will look at The End Time Sign of Drug Use. For those of us who study Bible Prophecy, because Jesus told us to. (Matthew 24:33) It isn’t so much anyone sign that … Continue reading End Times Signs: Drug Use (That Includes Weed (THC, People). Users BEWARE!
“I thought marijuana was no big deal. … I felt I could stand out if I did crazy things.” That was before Kevin West put a bullet through his head — stoned on pot. Kevin went from house to house with his … Continue reading The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism
I wanted to put this letter here because, in my opinion, it is simple yet beautifully written. Enjoy & learn! ~NationalAddictionNews.com When I think about my life now compared to my life when I was drinking, there is an ocean … Continue reading The Empty Promise of Alcohol 5 Promises that alcohol made that only living sober could deliver
There are far better ways of dealing with depression and anxiety than going to a shrink and getting one or more Big Pharma ‘pill(s)’. Does that even make logical sense when you consider that a pill can make you happy? … Continue reading How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?
Choose the right time to talk. When talking to your child be sure your child is sober or has not been using drugs before talking about drugs and alcohol. Voice your suspicion. Begin by expressing your concerns without making accusations. “Susan, I suspect you may … Continue reading Talking To Your Teen About Addiction
Addiction is not a disease Tim Holden, MMed (Psych), Psychiatrist and assistant professor 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 … Continue reading Why Addiction is NOT a Disease – A Clinical Evaluation by a Psychiatrist
We often discuss what addiction is in respect to what it does to a person’s heart and soul, and what it does to the family unit; however, how often are we brave enough to stare it in the face? If … Continue reading The Many Faces of Addiction
The video below is an ‘oldie’ but totally applies today. If you have a loved one in an addiction that you are trying to reach, this video has some extraordinary points on how to and how not to talk to … Continue reading Counseling for the Drug Addict
The path to healing is best paved with tough love, kindness and respect. The first and easiest way to cause someone in addiction to put up a wall between you and himself or herself is to call them an addict. … Continue reading Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!
A major Canadian observational study identified alcohol use disorders as the biggest risk factor for the onset of dementia. It’s also the most preventable factor, so people wary of early-onset dementia can avoid it by controlling their alcohol intake, reported … Continue reading According to Major New Study, the Single Biggest Preventable Risk Factor for Dementia is Overuse of Alcohol
About 1.6 million Americans could die from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the next decade, according to a comprehensive new report out Tuesday. The figure is a 60 percent increase over the past decade, according to the report, which was released by … Continue reading Report: Deaths From Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Could Increase by 60 Percent in Next Decade
Chronic use leads to chronic problems. In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic pot habit, saying it made him “emotionally unavailable.” Likewise, in June, notorious stoner Miley Cyrus did the same, saying she “wanted to be really clear” while making her new album. Long-term pot smokers who have quit cite similar anecdotal evidence about the chronic effects of weed, but scientists have only recently begun understanding what, if anything, it actually does to the brain. In a study on mice published Monday in the journal JNeurosci, scientists report that long-term marijuana use does indeed change the … Continue reading Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists
A Question: Do you really think you’re on the road to recovery when greed infused disease theorists (ie: 12 Steppers) tell you that you will never recover? Do you really think you’re truly ‘in recovery’ when the Steppers tell you that … Continue reading VRM Replacement Methodology Heals Addiction for Life!