Tag Archives: Misuse

Infographic: The Teen Prescription Drug Epidemic May Be Worse Than You Thought

Teen Prescription Drug Epidemic Banner - Addiction Hope Parents in the U.S. have new worries when it comes to whether their teenage children have abused or will abuse drugs. While alcohol, marijuana, ecstasy and methamphetamine remains top concerns, parents might be overlooking dangerous substances that can come from right out of their own medicine cabinets. Recent data shows that many teens have experimented [...]
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What’s The Link Between Alcohol And Depression?

Link Between Alcohol And Depression - Addiction Hope People around the world use alcohol to escape the trials of life. Drinking can boost one’s mood and confidence. Because it slows the nervous system, alcohol has been used for centuries as a way to unwind and reduce stress levels. These positive effects, however, are only temporary. Just a few hours after consuming alcohol, the [...]
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Do ADHD And Stimulant Drug Misuse Go Hand In Hand Among College Students?

ADHD And Stimulant Drug Misuse Among College Students - Addiction Hope College is a time of experimentation for young adults. They are figuring out who they are, what they want and what they like. For some students, this leads to the misuse of various substances: alcohol, marijuana and even hard narcotics. In some cases, students turn to substances for seemingly good intentions, such as to improve [...]
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Sobering Facts About Benzodiazepines, aka Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Facts About Benzodiazepines Be Careful - Addiction Hope The words “addiction” and “drug use” usually make people think of alcohol, tobacco or pills. Rarely do people recognize words like benzodiazepine, except as a term on a prescription label. You shouldn’t let the complicated name stop you from educating yourself. The more you know about benzodiazepines, the more likely you will be to recognize [...]
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Is It Cheating? Porn and Webcam Encounters

Porn And Webcam Encounters Is It Cheating - Addiction Hope “Thou shalt not commit adultery” can be a bit grayer than the Ten Commandments indicates. Many people wonder if viewing pornography or using a webcam to facilitate sexual experiences is actually cheating. Whether you think of these situations as adultery, if you have a pornography, webcam or other sexual addiction, now is the time to [...]
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