Category Archives: Addiction and Substance Abuse

These articles provide basic information regarding addiction and substance abuse. Various substances, such as alcohol, prescription medications, and illicit drugs, are discussed. Readers can learn more about substance use disorder as well as different treatment options here.

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  • New Approaches to Heroin Treatment
    Friday, August 2nd, 2019

    New Approaches to Heroin Treatment

    According to recent data, more than 9 million people worldwide struggle with heroin addiction. Even worse, about 5% of those who use prescription opioids eventually switch to heroin. These are discouraging facts. However, it’s...
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  • Trazodone Abuse and Addiction: A Recovery Guide
    Friday, July 26th, 2019

    Trazodone Abuse and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

    Over 2 million people aged 12 years and older use antidepressants. And today, prescription drug abuse is on the rise. But, what makes people use antidepressants nonmedically? Moreover, what turns a...
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  • Meloxicam Abuse and Addiction: A Recovery Guide
    Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

    Meloxicam Abuse and Addiction: A Recovery Guide

    Over the last 15 years, prescription drug misuse has become increasingly common. According to some research, as many as 18 million people misused a prescription medication at least once between 2016 and...
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  • How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?
    Friday, July 19th, 2019

    How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

    Last updated on July 22nd, 2019 at 09:36 amApproximately half a million Americans use meth each week. If you’re addicted to the drug, you’re not alone. At least 5% of...
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