For many, social drinking is something to look forward to after a hard week’s work with your peers. Going out for a few to the local pub can be enjoyable and serves as a way to bond with your colleagues, but it’s also dangerous; drinking culture is widespread in the UK, and it can enable […]
Drug and alcohol addiction are conditions that affect both the addict and the people closest to them. To beat the addiction requires support from the addict’s family and friends, as they choose rehabilitation.
“Huffing” from cans, also known as whip-Its or laughing gas, is a dangerous activity that has unfortunately increased in popularity throughout the past few decades, especially amongst teens. Breathing nitrous oxide – which is the deadly gas used recreationally in these activities – is deeply addictive and can cause many health issues. While the idea […]
If You Are Struggling With Mental Health Issues, There Is a Solution It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your journey to permanent sobriety or if you’re bouncing back from a relapse. If you’re someone who’s been struggling with alcoholism, one of the most important decisions you could ever make is to learn to live […]
When you first think of Thailand, one of the very first things that come into mind is paradise and luxury. Sun, the beach, exotic food, warm weather. Thailand is a country to visit. All these also means that it’s a go-to for fun, partying, drinking, and drugs. While this has been the notion many years […]
Suffering from drug addiction is not a character flaw or something to be ashamed of, and it takes will power and persistence to quit. If you or a friend has developed an addiction to drugs, then you most probably never expected to get addicted in the first place. Most people who develop addictive behaviors start […]
Alcoholism and drug addiction is a disease whose negative effects can be felt on loving relationships. It can create dysfunction and trauma among the people in a relationship. And, dysfunctional relationships can also cause addiction. In some cases, people abuse substances trying to cope with relationships that have negativity.
Opioids are medications taken to treat severe pain, and they are sometimes called narcotics. People use them for several purposes; however, they must be prescribed by a doctor. Opioids can treat chronic levels of headaches and backaches, especially for those who are recovering from surgery or high levels of chronic pain. Opioids are also known […]
Different people go through different rough times and they do deal with their situation in different ways too. There are those who are able to rise up to life’s challenges by treating it as their motivation to succeed. However, there are also those who succumb to the difficulties and find comfort in acts or substances […]
It can be the hardest thing in the world when you discover that somebody you love suffers from a problem with addictions. It’s a huge problem in the United States, costing the country more than half a trillion dollars annually. Whether the addiction is alcohol, drugs, gambling or something else, the feeling that a loved […]