Saturday December 20th 2014

Drug

The heroin epidemic in America

The heroin epidemic in America

A snapshot of what’s happening in America, and how emerging trends signal an increase in heroin use and related problems.

1 Does addiction affect women differently than men?

Does addiction affect women differently than men?

Yes, addiction affects women differently than men. An exploration of the ways that men and women differ in active addiction and recovery here.

2 Meth withdrawal signs

Meth withdrawal signs

Signs that you’ve started meth withdrawal include fatigue, paranoia, and difficulty concentrating. More on the physical and psychological signs of withdrawal from meth here.

2 Help for marijuana withdrawal

Help for marijuana withdrawal

Marijuana withdrawal is real. So, how can you cope with the physical and psychological symptoms of dependence? We review treatment suggestions here.

Cocaine detox timeline: How long to detox from cocaine?

Cocaine detox timeline: How long to detox from cocaine?

It takes a little under a week to recover from the acute effects of a cocaine binge. What can you expect during this time? We review a common timeline of cocaine detox effects here.

Is Spice a narcotic?

Is Spice a narcotic?

Yes. Some chemicals found in Spice are are now classified as Schedule I narcotics, the most restrictive category under the Controlled Substances Act. More on Spice as a narcotic here.

How to stop taking ecstasy

How to stop taking ecstasy

We review the safest ways to stop taking ecstasy here. Then, we invite your questions.

How to recover from drug abuse? INTERVIEW with Allan Kehler

How to recover from drug abuse? INTERVIEW with Allan Kehler

How can addicts or their loved ones understand addiction and start the path to recovery? Tips and pointers from motivational speaker, Allan Kehler, here.

1 Heroin detox symptoms

Heroin detox symptoms

Symptoms of heroin detox include body and muscle aches, vomiting, and mood disorders such as anxiety or depression. More on what to expect during detox and how to treat heroin detox symptoms here.

2 Family member with addiction problems: How to cope

Family member with addiction problems: How to cope

Are you feeling out of control in your life with an addict? Here, we offer practical tips to help pull you out of the franticness of codependency and worry/fear/anxiety.

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