Frequently Abused Stimulants

Drug abuse has become a problem that doesn’t seem to be ending soon. Nearly every country has some proportion of drug abuse cases wherein people are illegally trading and consuming drugs. Both prescription and non-prescription drugs have become quite popular among the addicts. In this post, let’s talk about stimulant drugs and their types that…

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What Does Rehab Look Like?

Rehab is a process that helps people suffering from addiction stand back on their feet to live a healthy life. Every year, millions of people seek substance abuse treatment to manage their addiction and contain the disorder to achieve long-term health. Rehab is the best way to do that, but you must never consider it…

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Long-term Effects of Addiction

Drug addiction takes only a couple of attempts to develop but takes a huge amount of time to cure and turn life sober again. What’s even more horrific is the fact that the addiction might not even completely eradicate from your body and you will always be battling the effects of it. And apart from…

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Celebrity Deaths Due To Drugs in 2020

Living like a celebrity has its own set of perks. You live your life like the way you want. It’s all glitz and glamour around you. One tends to feel like they are on top of the world. Although however, glamorous and positive you may find it, there’s never denying the parts which make it…

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Impact of Decriminalizing Drug Possession – AZ Prop 207

Arizona just legalized marijuana and has passed prop 207 to decriminalize drug possession. Oregon, too, has become the first state to pass measure 110 and has taken the first step towards making the healthcare system more empathetic and inclusive for addicts. Here’s everything you need to know. The overall impact of Oregon measure 110  The…

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The Story of Tony Hsieh: Don’t Delay Help

The sad and unexpected demise of Tony Hsieh left many people sad and numb. Not just the close ones who knew him but the millions of others whom he inspired. He was a person full of positivity and wanted to impact as many lives as he could in a positive manner. The 46-year-old entrepreneur was…

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How a bad economy and unemployment affects alcohol addiction

Every time the economy takes a hit, people turn to alcohol to take the repercussions in stride. And it’s because a poor economy usually leads to a drastic loss of jobs, assets, savings, and source of livelihood for many. In fact, individual unemployment is a risk factor for alcohol misuse. Office workers may not be…

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Impact of Election Stress & Anxiety on Addiction

The year 2020 started with a bang and it refuses to stop with the rollercoaster of surprises. We’ve had a lot to deal with so much that it feels like the universe accidentally put a decade worth of misery in the same year. And then, came the election. We’re still counting the votes, in case you’ve…

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Drug Addiction Usage Trends During the Economic Recession

The country officially entered an economic recession earlier this year. Although it’s easy to blame the pandemic for it, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Throughout 2019, several news sources published reports confirming the fact that the U.S. economy is going to take a major hit. This was way before the possibility of a…

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Addiction Is A Disease, Not A Choice

Addiction is a complex disorder that most people still fail to understand. Scientific studies are focused on deciding whether addiction is a choice or a genuine disease. However, there is enough evidence now to support the claim that substance abuse disorder is in fact a disease and has nothing to do with an individual’s personal…

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