Life is full of joys and pleasures. When a waitress brings a smiling toddler a piece of chocolate cake piled high with melting ice cream, that child’s brain releases the natural chemicals that signal pleasure. The child feels warm, happy and comforted. Adults might have these same sensations when they’re provided with pieces of cake,…

On This Page: Help from Family & Friends Child Protective Services Explaining Rehab to Children Finding Help Being a single parent is challenging, but when you add in the need for rehab, many parents feel overwhelmed. When it comes to rehab for parents, especially single parents, treatment is often delayed because they feel there is simply…

Since Vicodin addiction is very common in young teens, it is important for parents, friends and other family members to know what the symptoms of Vicodin addiction are. If these symptoms are spotted early on, this will greatly benefit the person who is addicted. The sooner an addiction is noticed, the sooner the addict will…

On This Page: How Addiction Impacts Emotions Recovery of Relationships after Addiction Get Help Addiction destroys everything that makes life worth living long before it actually kills a person. Physical and emotional health, career and education are harmed by this deadly disease. Even secret addictions can have devastating effects an addict’s most important relationships. How…

Campuses nationwide experience problems with LSD use among students. In fact, the average age many people start using LSD is around 20, putting college-age individuals in the prime risk group for hallucinogen use. Risks Associated with LSD Abuse Although the number of people who abuse LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) today is far less than in…

The use and abuse of prescription drugs like Rohypnol among Native Americans is higher than most other ethnic groups. On average, Native American youth are three times more likely than other ethnic groups to overdose on prescription drugs resulting in a fatal occurrence. Over a quarter of Native Americans between the ages of 18 and…

Steroids, or more appropriately anabolic steroids, are synthetic chemicals related to male sex hormones. Medically, anabolic steroids are commonly used as hormone replacement therapy in some men, teens suffering from late puberty, and for muscle loss in certain diseases. However, bodybuilders and athletes (among others), who use them to build muscles and enhance performance, commonly…