In the U.S., cocaine is legally a narcotic. Medically, it is not. More on the classification of cocaine under the Controlled Substances Act here.
Do you suspect that someone you know is addicted to marijuana? Do you perhaps think that you are becoming an addict yourself? How can you know for sure?
Becoming vulnerable is an important aspect of addiction treatment. How do you begin to be honest with yourself? Tips here.
Why do people continue smoking when they know that health consequences can only go downhill? 1. Nicotine addiction 2. Acceptance of subconscious messages 3. Internal justifications We review more here.
The NUMBER ONE key to preventing relapse is honesty. More on what family members and addicts themselves can do to prevent relapse here.
Starting over after relapse does not need to be full of guilt or shame. Some practical tips of getting started again in recovery…ACT NOW!
Is your “help” the kind of help he needs? More here on how to live with a husband AND drug addiction (from someone who’s been there).
We explore the concept of psychological dependence on drugs versus physical dependence here.
A Q&A with Ms. Vonda Dennis on best practices in visitation monitoring for people in early recovery. Plus, tips on the benefits of using sober coaches, escorts, and companions.
Excerpt: Molly is at the top of the charts in teenage designer drugs. More about which drugs are trending among the youth, read here.