addiction

Is Addiction A Choice?

Is Addiction A Choice?

The long-debated question: Is addiction a choice? Or is it a disease? Short answer, it’s a disease, but more on that later. Unfortunately, there is still a massive stigma around addiction, making it out to be a choice rather than a disease that can be treated. People...
Substance Abuse Among The LGBT Community

Substance Abuse Among The LGBT Community

It is fantastic to see that our country, and other countries around the world, have made steps towards the acceptance of people in the LGBT community. This is a relatively new movement of acceptance, even though people in the LGBT community have been fighting for...
Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

Prescription Medications have long been reported to be abused by people. This is because these medications are available in drugstores and supermarkets across the world. Typically, prescribed medications are safe to take if used at recommended doses. However, like any...
Mental Illness & Addiction

Mental Illness & Addiction

Mental Illness and Addiction are disorders that affect cognitive and behavioral aspects of a person. If you both suffer from addiction and mental illness, you may have what we call dual diagnosis. Dealing with substance abuse and mental disorder is a struggle. It is...
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