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What are the Signs of Adderall Abuse?

There are several prescription stimulant medications, like Adderall, that were developed to manage symptoms associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including distractibility, disorganization, hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity. Adderall is…

What are the Signs of Ritalin Abuse?

Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant drug that is the main ingredient in the medicines Ritalin and Concerta. These drugs are primarily used in the treatment of attention deficit…

The Connection between Depression and Substance Abuse

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, data indicates a connection between mood disorders like depression and substance abuse, with those diagnosed with a mood disorder being twice as likely…

What Are the Major Signs of Addiction? 

An estimated 21.5 million adults in the United States (people who were at least 12 years old) struggled with drug and/or alcohol addiction in 2014, according to the National Survey on…

Common Signs of Alcohol Abuse

In the US, drinking is often a part of everyday life. From cocktails after work to beers at a baseball game, alcohol is present at the majority of social activities….

LSD Addiction and Dependence

Understanding LSD addiction and dependence is a critical part of helping people break free from dependence to this potentially dangerous drug.  LSD is an acronym for lysergic acid diethylamide. The…

The Symptoms and Effects of Marijuana Dependence

Marijuana dependence may not be as immediately dangerous as addiction to harder drugs like heroin or cocaine, but over time addiction to pot can have serious implications for the user…

The Signs and Symptoms of P.A.W.S.

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome is the greatest threat to addicts’ long-term recoveries. Beginning immediately after detox, PAWS can destroy rehab patients’ abilities to productively engage their therapies and make the…

Three Signs You are in Denial About your Drug Addiction

Denial can make it impossible for even the most desperate drug addicts to seek help and get clean. Addicts will deny that they have drug problems, and they will deny…

Recovering from Addiction: Warning Signs of Relapse

Experts in the fields of addiction and alcoholism have estimated that as many as 90% of all people who become addicted to a substance and then abstain will subsequently relapse…