Addiction Around the World

Substance abuse is not only a problem in the United States but also all over the world. Countries all over the world have their own share of substance abuse issues and a huge number of people suffering from addiction. What are the types of substances being abused around the world? Read more to know what…

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College Grads and Workforce Expectations

For most college grads, the time after graduation is filled with mixed emotions. Where exhilaration meets fear and the road to their tomorrows is paved with uncertainty. And the hopes of landing that first job making all their personal sacrifices along the way well worth it. This is the standard for American students. As our…

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What are Hard Drugs?

The terminology surrounding drugs can often be confusing and misleading. Drug use should never be taken lightly. All drugs, no matter their perceived level of danger, can prove to be life threatening. When becoming educated on drugs and drug use, it is important to keep this in mind. If you or someone you know is…

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What is the Difference Between Crack and Cocaine?

Cocaine and crack are sometimes considered to be the same thing. However, they are different substances. Both of these substances can lead to a host of problems, including addiction, overdose, and even death. Understanding the difference can help you or a loved one recognize symptoms and get the help they need. How Drugs Affect The…

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Ecstasy Affects Your Brain During and After Use

Ecstasy is often viewed as a feel-good drug that can be fun to take occasionally in group settings. People often take ecstasy at festivals and raves. Ecstasy comes in pill form often and can be a variety of shapes and colors. Many people have no idea how much MDMA is in each Ecstasy pill and…

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Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

When a woman is in active addiction during her pregnancy, the drugs can significantly affect the baby. A mother’s health helps to mold that of her baby’s. These drugs reach the baby by traveling through the mother’s placenta. This exposure can lead to lifelong complications that can affect not only the mind but also the…

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