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How Heroin Use Affects the Brain

Like any addiction to any substance, heroin use can cause long-term damage to the body’s major organs, especially the brain. Even...

Can I get back what addiction has made me lose?

Coping with Addiction in Quarantine

Quarantine life continues to be a new challenge for all of us as we learn how to cope in this unique...

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Diagnosing Substance Disorder

Anyone can be affected by substance abuse, but not everyone knows how is substance use disorder is diagnosed. Over 700,000 people have...

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Substance Abuse and the LGBTQ+ Community

Substance Abuse Disorder can affect people from any community. It is a growing epidemic as people use and abuse drugs and...

Drug Dealers and Abuse

Drug Dealers Cause Overdoses

In late February, the police arrested two drug dealers in Cape May County. They were not detained on regular drug-selling charges; rather,...

Schools and Substance Abuse - What Are They Teaching?

Schools and Substance Abuse – What Are They Teaching?

Schools and Substance Abuse – What Are They Teaching? When we send our children off to school every day we tend...

Anti-Addiction Film "The First Day" with Chris Herren on ESPN

Anti-Addiction Film “The First Day” with Chris Herren on ESPN

“The First Day” with Chris Herren According to Creighton Drury, the CEO of Center on Addiction, “The First Day” was created...

The Relationship Between Alcohol and Drugs

Individuals who abuse alcohol are also more likely to abuse other substances, like prescription or illicit drugs. Illicit drugs such as...

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What Can I Expect In Detox During Recovery?

Aside from making the decision to enter treatment for addiction, detox is one of the most important parts of the recovery...

Crystal Meth Addiction

Understanding Crystal Meth Crystal meth – also known as meth, ice, crank or glass – is an extremely addictive drug, classified...