How can you teach your teen the difference between therapeutic use of RX drugs and problem drug use? By learning the distinction yourself. A practical guide here.
Smoking tobacco and nicotine addiction have a list of side effects on the human body. Here, we review the alternatives that smoking e-cigars or "vaping" offers.
What do you when an addict or alcohol you love is facing life on the streets? 3 tips for a crisis here.
For those of us who love addicts, letting go can be terrifying. But life can be so much more! Read on for encouragement when getting out a codependent relationship with an addict (from someone who's been there). Then, your questions are welcomed at the end.
If one drug is good, more must be better. WRONG! More here on trends in mixing drugs with other drugs and what you can do if your teen is showing signs of drug abuse.
Are you an addict in recovery? Guess what? Your story matters. Here's a unique opportunity to gather some tips on how to tell your story and make a difference. Daniel Maurer shares with us practical tips from his personal and professional expertise. Click to learn more!
What kinds of federal legal consequences do you face if you are found guilty of a drug offense? The Legal Action Center helps us understand laws and penalties of drug use. More here
Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.
Yes, Suboxone addresses drug cravings. Suboxone contains both buprenorphine and naloxone to decrease your desire for opiates and to block their effects should you take them. More on how Suboxone works as a complement to addiction treatment here.
Meth withdrawal usually lasts from 1-2 weeks, but it can last upwards of 4 weeks. In some extreme cases, meth withdrawal can last longer. More with a timeline of meth withdrawal here.