Category Archives: Drug Addiction

8 Ways To Know If Your An Addict

8 Signs of Addiction That You Should Be Aware Of

How often have you heard someone say they are “addicted” to something? It’s not that unusual for people to claim that they have a shoe obsession or state that they are addicted to love or ice cream, but a serious addiction can have negative effects that can impact your life for years to come. The …

Image of the Top Abused Substances in the World

Top Abused Substances in the World

What is Substance Abuse? Substance abuse is simply defined in the dictionary as an overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance. When most people think about substance abuse, they picture someone smoking crack, shooting up heroin in some dark alley, or popping pills at a party, but substance abuse actually goes beyond this. Substance …

Adderall Addiction and Withdrawal

Adderall Addiction and Withdrawal

Adderall Addiction and Withdrawal: What is Adderall Before discussing Adderall addiction and withdrawal, first we need to define what is Adderall. Adderall is a medication that is known as an amphetamine, specifically, Adderall is an amphetamine and dextroamphetamine combination that belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. This combination medication is typically used …

Identifying a Painkiller Addiction

Identifying a Painkiller Addiction

Identifying a Painkiller Addiction A pain killer is any type of over the counter or prescription medication used to treat pain. For some this may be a one-time thing like taking Tylenol for a headache. But for others chronic pain may require something prescription strength that is needed long term. There are many prescription pain …

Effects of Heroin Use and Addiction

Effects of Heroin Use and Addiction

Effects of Heroin use and Addiction Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug that is created from morphine that naturally occurs in a substance extracted from seed pods of certain poppy plants. Heroin is typically sold as a white or brownish powder that has been cut with starch, powdered milk, sugars, or quinine. Pure heroin …