Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a chronic disease that alters how the brain functions and disrupts everyday life. Drug addiction is caused by many factors that are biological, psychological, and environmental. Whether someone is abusing prescription pills from a doctor or using illicit drugs like heroin or fentanyl, addiction is a chronic disease that can be deadly if left untreated.
Mental Health

A New App Is Teaching People How to Talk About Drugs and Alcohol Addiction

Watching a loved one struggle with alcoholism is difficult but speaking with them about it can be just as tough. Learn how an app is making this talk easier.
Relationships

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Your Addiction

Telling your loved ones that you are struggling with substance abuse can be difficult. These are some tips to help you be better prepared for this important conversation.
Alcohol

Addiction: Men vs Women

Addiction can impact anyone, but social and physiological factors lead to gender-specific concerns. Learn how substance abuse affects men and women.
Opioids

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

The reality is that deadly drugs like Fentanyl and heroin are making their way into homes all over the country, homes just like yours.
Alcohol

3 Reasons People Don't Go to Treatment

People suffering from a substance abuse disorder have varied reasons for avoiding treatment, but the most significant factors are denial, fear, and shame.
Addiction Treatment

How to Safely Detox from Painkiller Addiction

Addiction takes a tremendous toll on the body. Learn what you can do to start the healing, break free from addiction, and regain control over your life.
Drug Addiction

How to Get Your Parent into Addiction Treatment

There are currently 25 million adults in the US struggling with addiction. If your parent needs help, here are important steps you can take.
Alcohol

The Founding Fathers on Drugs and Alcohol

Learn about the complex history of drug and alcohol addiction and how 18th century substance abuse impacted even America’s founding fathers.
Drug Addiction

Kiwi Tastes A Golden Nugget

Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It becomes all he can think about it. A short, animated film by Andreas Hykade illustrates the cycle of addiction.
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