Tag: <span>Drug Abuse</span>

New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts
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New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts

When you’re first getting sober it may seem like you have a lot of free time on your hands. Since boredom is a trigger for recovering addicts, it’s important that you find new hobbies that are fun and distracting to fill all those empty hours. Luckily, we’ve got some great suggestions for hobbies that recovering addicts can pick up...

7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace
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7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Drug use among the workforce in the United States has increased quite a bit over the last few years. The results of one study showed that, of 10 million workforce urine tests, 4.2 percent of them tested positive for at least one illicit drug. Plenty of workers in the U.S. are abusing drugs, and many of them...

A Purple Menace: The Dangerous Effects and Potential for Abuse of Lean
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A Purple Menace: The Dangerous Effects and Potential for Abuse of Lean

If you’re a party animal, you’ve come across lean before. But did you know that lean is so popular that cartels are smuggling it across the border? This is because lean is so addictive that getting addicted to it is not uncommon. Lean is so popular because it’s made from opioids.  Despite the highly addictive nature of...

Can I Do DUI Rehab Instead of Jail? Your DUI Rehabilitation Options, Answered
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Can I Do DUI Rehab Instead of Jail? Your DUI Rehabilitation Options, Answered

One out of every three people will be involved in a drunk driving accident at some point in their lifetimes.  And if you aren’t careful, you might be the person who causes it.  That’s why going to rehab after a DUI offense is so important. But depending on your circumstances, you might end up in jail...

No Rest: 8 Signs of an Addiction to Sleeping Pills
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No Rest: 8 Signs of an Addiction to Sleeping Pills

By some estimates, 68% of American adults struggle with sleeping at least once per week.  Those numbers reveal that having trouble sleeping is a big problem in the US. And that problem is all too often treated with highly addictive sleeping pills. What is meant to be a temporary solution to the problem, many people who take sleeping medication...

The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery
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The Six Stages of Change in Addiction Recovery

How many times have you thought about starting a diet or quitting nicotine or caffeine without doing anything about it? Or lapsed back into bad habits after hitting a speed bump on the road to lifelong addiction recovery? Understanding the stages of change can help you in achieving your goals, particularly when overcoming your destructive...

10 Celebrity Quotes on Mental Illness to Inspire You
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10 Celebrity Quotes on Mental Illness to Inspire You

It’s easy to look at someone else’s life and think that they have it all, especially when said people are the celebrities that our culture looks up to. Whether it’s good looks, wealth, tons of friends, or even just fame itself, celebrities are the last people you’d think would struggle with mental illness or substance abuse. The...

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