Drug Addiction

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Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Safely Detoxing from Drugs While Pregnant

detoxing from drugs while pregnant

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Addiction can develop at any time in a person’s life, especially if a person has or is experiencing one or more of the most common risk factors of addiction, including: Family history of addiction Family history of mental illness Sexual/emotional/verbal abuse Sexual assault/rape Traumatic events (e.g. major car accidents, unexpected death of a loved one, … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Heroin’s Effect on Expectant Mothers & Babies

heroin and its affect on pregnancy

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Women who are pregnant are not only sharing their bodies with their unborn children, but they are also basing their everyday lives around what is best for the health of their pregnancy. And while there are certainly moments where expecting mothers do something that is not “to code” during their pregnancy, the vast majority of … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What is an Addictive Personality?

What is an Addictive Personality

Monday, April 13, 2020

Recovering addicts and alcoholics can attest to the fact that a major part of their active addiction was rooted in certain personality traits such as poor impulse control or a negative sense of self-worth. But does that mean that all addicts and alcoholics have what is known as an “addictive personality”? There are many outlets … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What Are Track Marks on Arms?

woman with track marks on arm

Monday, April 13, 2020

The vast majority of drug users do not begin their drug use by injecting drugs, rather it usually takes some time for them to reach that point (if ever). Part of this is because drug users do not need to get that high that quickly when they first start out using, or even near the … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Effects of Opioids on the Body

oxycodone opioids

Thursday, March 26, 2020

There are patients who come through JourneyPure with an addiction to prescription pain medication who say it’s the one drug they couldn’t shake. Michaela S. had abused alcohol, marijuana, even meth. But it was her addiction to opioids that ultimately brought her to treatment at JourneyPure. She described herself as “beaten and broken down,” lying and … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

11 Types of Drug Abuse

drug baggie

Thursday, March 26, 2020

All individuals who struggle with substance use disorder share in several similarities in terms of their experiences, however, they are also different in many ways. Specifically, the signs, symptoms, and effects of one’s substance use disorder will be dependent on how much he or she is using, how often he or she uses, and if … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

domestic violence and substance abuse

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Substance abuse and domestic violence are two extremely common issues that Americans experience today. For some, both substance abuse and domestic violence occur simultaneously, making for an even more stressful and destructive experience.  Types of Domestic Violence Domestic violence is not just limited to getting hit or being called names. It is a much more … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What Addiction Does to Families

Family

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Families who have one or more people experiencing a substance use disorder know just how impactful this disease can be both on their loved ones and themselves. They understand the pain, heartbreak, and resentment that can develop in the face of this insidious disease. They also know that as long as a substance use disorder … Continued


Drug Addiction Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about substance abuse and drug addiction. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with legal or illegal drugs, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of drug abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Seniors and Addiction

Addiction in seniors

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Substance abuse among those aged 50 or older is a growing health problem in the U.S., affecting up to one-fifth of the total senior population. And because of seniors’ unique health issues, as well as a lack of awareness on both the part of the medical community and the public at large, coming up with … Continued


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