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Top 5 Ways to Prevent Substance Abuse

How to Prevent Substance Abuse While it’s practically impossible to prevent anyone and everyone from using illicit drugs, there are things we can all do to avoid drug and/or alcohol abuse. By sharing this knowledge with those... read more

Safe Drug Use During Recovery

Someone who is recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction must learn to be very diligent in order to stay sober. There will always be the temptation to go back to their substance, especially when triggered by people, things, or events that... read more

The Power of Triggers

Humans naturally do things out of habit. Everyday tasks are often done without much planning because we like to do things the same; we like consistency. Thinking about our everyday triggers may give us a glimpse into how hard it is to fight a drug... read more

National Drug Control Strategy and Drug Prevention

National Drug Control Policy director, Gil Kerlikowske, recently revealed the 2011 National drug Control Strategy, and with it, the government’s hopes of drug prevention. Kerlikowske is counting on collaborations from different... read more

Just Say No Campaign

The “Just Say No” campaign of the 80s has been done away with for the most part in today’s anti-drug effort. Parents are now being taught to be more detailed and specific with their kids about the dangers of drugs. A Simple Message Many people label... read more

The International Drug Problem

As we draw near to a day set aside to create awareness about the international illicit drug problem, countries around the world are planning events to educate people and prevent drug abuse. Many of the campaigns that are held center... read more

Marijuana on the Brain

A new study revisits the effects of marijuana on the human brain. Many studies have been done on the topic in the past, but results are mixed. Most people have a strong opinion about whether using this drug is harmful or not, and whether it should... read more

Triggers to Binge Drinking

There are certain times in our lives that we are more prone to binge drinking. Someone struggling with alcohol abuse or alcoholism should be especially aware of these times and avoid them or find a way to manage their urge to drink. Binge... read more

Oxi and Its Devastating Effects

Amidst a surge of new and trendy drugs is one that is more dangerous than the rest. This drug is more addictive, more lethal, and cheaper than many other drugs that people are familiar with or that are new on the scene. Made with Toxic... read more

Screening for Substance Abuse

We know it is important to identify and get help to people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. But as a new survey suggests, putting this into practical methods is often difficult to do. Substance Abuse and Health Screens The study was... read more