Signs of Addiction

Recognizing the signs of addiction could save a life, if not when recognized in yourself, but a loved one. Learn about the physical and behavioral addiction symptoms to look out for.
Mental Health

What Gaslighting Means with Examples: Don’t Fall for this Trap

If someone is questioning your memory or downplaying your feelings, you might be a victim of gaslighting. See common examples of gaslighting and learn about solutions.
Drug Addiction

How to Recognize Cocaine Addiction

By recognizing the signs of cocaine use, you can better understand someone's drug abuse and get them the help they need.
Opioids

How to Tell If Someone Is Addicted to Heroin

Recognizing the signs of heroin addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Drug Addiction

­­Is Toxic Hockey Culture Pushing Athletes Toward Substance Abuse?

Hockey is a highly physical sport with many pro players relying on painkillers to cope with injuries, often leading to drug abuse. Read why.
Alcohol

Grape Depression: Wine Mom Culture Normalizes Dangerous Drinking

While it is often depicted as harmless on television and social media, wine mom culture is normalizing dangerous drinking which can lead to alcoholism.
Teens

Recognizing Teen Drug Use

Knowing the signs of teen drug use could save your child's life. Learn how to recognize the symptoms before it's too late.
Alcohol

How to Help a Friend Struggling with Alcohol Abuse

Watching a friend struggle with alcohol abuse can be heartbreaking, but there are steps you can take to help your friend get back on track to living a happy, healthy life.
Family Wellness

Teens and Drugs: What Parents Need to Know

Addiction takes many forms and can affect anyone. Learn the signs of teen drug addiction to determine whether your child is secretly struggling.
Drug Addiction

Could You Be Prone to Addiction?

While it is impossible to determine who will and will not become addicted, there are certain risk factors that make you more prone to addiction.
Drug Addiction

Secrecy in Addiction

Recognizing that your loved one is struggling with addiction can be difficult. After all, those in active addiction go to great lengths to hide their substance use from those around them. Learn how to recognize the signs, common ways individuals hide their addiction, and why.
Alcohol

Is Your Loved One an Alcoholic?

The signs of addiction aren't always easy to recognize, especially when it comes to a loved one. Learn some common red flags of alcoholism and help your loved one get the help they need.
Drug Addiction

How Addiction Affects the Brain

While many view substance use as a choice, addiction is a chronic disease. Learn how it impacts the brain and its long-term effects.