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The Dangers of Snorting Adderall

What Happens If You Snort Adderall? It is well known that Adderall is addictive, but the dangers of snorting Adderall only increase the risks of this drug. It may have started as an innocent attempt to do better in school. News got out that Adderall, the drug used for treating kids with ADHD, could keep you […]

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Can You Die from Heroin Withdrawal

Can You Die From Heroin Withdrawal? You may have read that you can die from heroin withdrawal. Can you? In most cases, the answer is no, but there are complications that could result in death. Someone battling a heroin addiction may be ready for sobriety, but is very fearful of the withdrawal process. Addicts are […]


Ritalin Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

Abuse of Ritalin can result in a substance use disorder. Learn what to expect during Ritalin detox and withdrawal. Most people with school-aged kids have heard about the drug Ritalin. This drug is prescribed to children with ADHD, which affects 9.4% of the nation’s children. Ritalin is also diverted and abused by people using it […]


Dope Sick Withdrawal Symptoms

Learn about the flu-like “dope sick” symptoms of opiate withdrawal When you hear the term “dope sick” it refers to symptoms of illness that come after the effects of opiates wear off. In fact, feeling these dope sick symptoms may be the first sign that dependence has taken hold. The body has become used to […]

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Impulse Control and Alcohol Abuse

Impulse control problems are common among people who abuse alcohol. When someone struggles with impulse control, they are unable to resist engaging in behaviors that cause them, or others, harm. Impulse control disorder (ICD) is a newly defined type of personality disorder. ICD often co-occurs with alcohol abuse. An ICD called “intermittent explosive disorder” features […]


How a Spouse is Affected By a Partner’s Addiction

Marriage can suffer greatly when one partner is struggling with addiction. Spouses are deeply affected by the other’s substance use, to the point that real damage can be done. Substance abuse puts so much pressure on a marriage on top of normal daily demands. So much, in fact, that sometimes the union will not be […]

The Benefits of Holistic Health and Wellness Practices on Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Holistic Health and Wellness Practices on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Recovery By Adam Douglas Heyes, M.A. Edited by Jonathan Beazley, CADC-CAS, RAS II Bodhi Addiction Treatment and Wellness “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” ~World Health Organization What does […]