Black Balloon Day Raises Awareness Nationwide for Drug Addiction and Overdose
03.07.2016 Addiction Drug Abuse General In The News Substance Abuse

A tribute known as Black Balloon Day was held this past weekend. Sunday, March 6th is a day marked to raise awareness for drug addiction and overdose deaths. Black Balloon Day began when Erin Tremblay and her family wanted to coordinated a tribute for her husband, Greg, after his passing one year ago. This growing event has spread nationally and internationally. Anyone impacted by […]

Addiction’s Many Faces
03.01.2016 Addiction Addiction and Recovery Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse General Substance Abuse

Addiction is a habitual, compulsive, and physiological dependency to a substance. People turn to drugs and alcohol for a number of reasons. They could be suffering from money problems, coping with depression, or anxiety. Addiction does not begin for one specific reason.

The Heroin Epidemic
02.25.2016 Addiction Addiction and Recovery Drug Abuse General In The News

Parts of the country are facing a fierce battle with heroin. Massachusetts, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Florida and Nevada are currently just a few of the most recent states to see an increase in the use of the drug as well as deaths caused by heroin overdose. Much of the country is also seeing an increase […]

Flakka – What You Need to Know About This Street Drug
02.16.2016 Addiction Addiction and Recovery Drug Abuse General In The News Substance Abuse

Use of a dangerous street drug alphapyrrolidinopentiopheone (alpha-PDP), also known as Flakka is continuing to surge in Florida. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that Alpha-PVP is chemically similar to other synthetic cathinone drugs popularly called “bath salts,” and that it takes the form of a white or pink, foul-smelling crystal. Flakka can be snorted, injected, […]

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction
02.12.2016 Addiction Addiction and Recovery Drug Abuse General Substance Abuse

If you are concerned that a loved one is suffering with addiction, it is important to know that help is available. By learning about drug abuse and addiction along with its signs and symptoms you will have a better understanding for the problem and the best way to deal with it. First, it is important […]

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