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How to Spot Addictive Behaviors

Are people telling you that you have a problem with drugs or drinking? Do you vehemently disagree with them? There are addictive behaviors that can help you decide whether they might have a point. Here’s what you need to know. There’s a Gray Area Between Abuse and Addiction Not everyone who abuses drugs or alcohol…

Drug Dependence

Understanding Drug Dependence

For those who don’t suffer from substance abuse, it can be difficult to understand how others develop this chronic problem. Understanding the process of drug dependence, the signs of an issue, and the significance of seeking professional treatment are essential to identifying a problem. The information below will discuss these points in more detail. What…

A woman wonders what is substance abuse

What Is Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse has become a pandemic in the United States. From seemingly innocent substances to harsh street drugs, there are hefty costs to a country that still struggles to answer the question: What is substance abuse? Current laws in some states contradict the federal government’s stance on classifying marijuana as an illegal drug. Additionally, not…