ADDICTION

Sue Birkenshaw in Addiction
March 10, 2017

Proof that Drug Cartels Are Not Stupid

Drug cartels are highly organized business empires, marketing their goods to consumers most likely to fall into the trap of addiction. The public might hope and wish that drug cartels are just stupid criminals but unfortunately, that’s not the case. Why do we say that? You have only to look at their marketing and distribution tactics to see the proof.

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Karen in Marijuana
October 12, 2016

The Impressive Benefits of Quitting Marijuana

There’s no denying the fact that marijuana use is becoming “normalized” in the United States. This means that it is more important than ever to understand the effects of using marijuana and what benefits might occur if one stops.

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Karen in Addiction
September 19, 2016

The Staggering Risk of Heroin Addiction & Why Addicts Can’t Choose Sobriety

Right now, being addicted to heroin is far more dangerous than it ever has been. A heroin user has always risked his life but with new opioids on the market, the risks are greater. Why can’t the addicted person choose sobriety?

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Karen in Drug Abuse
August 16, 2016

Identifying and Helping the High-Functioning Addict

A high-functioning addict is a person with all the trappings of success and happiness but is dependent on drugs or alcohol to cope. Co-workers, family, bosses and members of their entourage may all think this person has an enviable life.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
August 10, 2016

The Drugs Most Commonly Abused by Athletes

Athletes can be susceptible to drug addiction, using them to enhance their performance or to continue playing after injury. What are the most common drugs abused and what effect does abuse have on athletes and their career?

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Karen in Drug Abuse
July 20, 2016

Increasing Supplies of Fentanyl Stalk the Addicted

Increasing Supplies of Fentanyl Stalk the Addicted Massachusetts has long been a hub of opioid trafficking in the Northeast, but the drugs being trafficked were usually painkillers or heroin.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Addiction
July 19, 2016

Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted?

Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted? For years the music industry has been plagued by drug addiction. Decades ago we had famed artists such as, trumpeter Chet Baker, Billy Holiday, and a number of others.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
April 26, 2016

Four Ways Most Addicted People Reject Rehab

When a family begs an addicted loved one to go to rehab and are met with a refusal, it’s baffling. It’s still possible to help this person arrive at rehab if you understand what’s actually going on.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
March 31, 2016

The World’s Ten Most Addictive Drugs

Narconon outlines the ten most addictive substances in the world.

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