Tag Archives: Addiction

How to Stop Enabling an Addict

How to Stop Enabling an Addict

Curious how to stop enabling an addict? If you have someone in your family who is an addict, then you know first-hand how addiction impacts the family unit. A strong family will always try to support and protect a loved one regardless...
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03/06 2017
Flakka Abuse And Addiction

Flakka Abuse And Addiction

The real story behind lurid tales of “Zombie drug” Flakka drug outbreak and its effect on users sheds a sobering light on the perils of using synthetic cathinones (also known as bath salts). In 2014 and 2015, South Florida experienced a drug...
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02/20 2017
Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

The road to recovery is not just a journey for addicts. Loved ones suffer along with the addicts – especially when addicts try to manipulate them. A lot of the time, family and friends do not understand how their own traits contribute...
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07/15 2016
Ambien Addiction

Ambien Addiction

Ambien is a sedative prescription medication often used to treat insomnia and certain brain disorders. It is a fast acting drug that usually starts to work within fifteen minutes after ingestion. Ambien Addiction Ambien produces a hypnotic sedative effect that lasts about...
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07/13 2016
Top Ten Lies an Addict Tells

Top Ten Lies an Addict Tells

When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol they become desperate for more. Addiction can cause moral and ethical decay and the addict is unable to think clearly and make the right choices. The physical body and mind begin to feel...
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07/05 2016
America’s Marijuana Use

America’s Marijuana Use

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in America. The drug has high popularity among adolescents and young adults, and medical emergencies involving its use are increasing. America’s Marijuana Use...
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06/30 2016
Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Addiction to drugs and alcohol cause many problems for both the addict and the addict’s family. The family dynamic changes and becomes distorted when addiction rules the thoughts and behavior of family members. Saddest of all is the effect of addiction on innocent...
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06/29 2016
Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

The relationship that a daughter has with her father has a profound impact on her. The father-daughter relationship determines the thoughts, feelings and identity that a daughter may establish regarding future relationships with other men. How the father interacts with the daughter affects...
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06/28 2016
Exercise through Addiction

Exercise through Addiction

The use of drugs and alcohol will deposit higher than normal levels of dopamine into the reward center of the brain. This event is what produces the initial “high” with feelings of euphoria and well-being. It is also a primary reason why...
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06/24 2016