Tag Archives: Signs and Symptoms

Mushroom Abuse Among Teenagers: Tips for Parents

Girl in the grass Over 75 species of mushrooms are known and to be found in the United states which contain Psilocybin or psilocin mushrooms, which come from the family Psilocybe. These are naturally occurring ingredients and are extremely hallucinogenic chemicals. Once ingested, the individual can experience an overwhelming psychedelic trip [1, 3]. Psilocybin is defined as a Schedule [...]
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Traveling During the Holidays: How to Cope with Potential Triggers

Man travelling during the holidays Traveling can be stressful at the best of times, even more so during the holidays. When you add an addiction to managing travel and holidays it can potentially lead to a relapse. Research shows that stress can activate lifelong patterns and behaviors during these times. Holiday stress and travel can trigger unhappy memories of being [...]
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Addicted To Sugar? You May Be At Risk For Alcoholism

Sweet Tooth Addicted To Sugar Alcoholism - Addiction Hope What do you think is the most widespread addiction in America? Studies show that it could actually be sugar. On average, each American consumes an astounding 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day. This is sugar that does not come from the daily intake of fruit. Instead, this sugar comes from junk food and drinks [...]
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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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Exploring The Different Types Of Shopping Addictions That Can Weigh You Down

Exploring The Different Types Of Shopping Addictions That Can Weigh You Down People laugh about being addicted to shopping after a day at the mall, and it’s usually taken as a simple joke among friends. Unfortunately, many people do suffer from this rarely discussed compulsion. In fact, shopping addiction affects an estimated 18 million people across the U.S. Shopping addicts make purchases compulsively, and they may feel [...]
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