There is no perfect method for preventing substance abuse and addiction. There are, however, ways to reduce your risk of developing a substance use disorder. We’ve taken the time to pull together eight actions you can take and share with those you care about. 8 Ways to Reduce Your … [Read more...] aboutReduce Your Risk of Substance Abuse & Addiction
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What Is Ativan?
Ativan is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety. It is part of a drug family known as benzodiazepines. Drugs in this family produce a calming effect by acting on the brain and nerves or the central nervous system. Ativan enhances the effects of GABA, a natural chemical found in the body. While … [Read more...] aboutWhat Is Ativan?
Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction
Addicts choose to use drugs, therefore their addiction is the consequence of free will. Would you agree? Thousands of you would, but addiction encompasses much more than free will. In fact, some addicts don’t even choose to use a drug because the one they grow addicted to is deemed necessary by … [Read more...] aboutUnderstanding Drug Abuse and Addiction
The Lonely Illusion Cast by Drugs
Drug are not only addicting, but also deceiving. They cast a veil upon their victims, obscuring judgment and filling those individuals with pain and doubt. There are so many illusions a person can experience when taking drugs, so it’s important to focus on the facts and not allow those illusions to … [Read more...] aboutThe Lonely Illusion Cast by Drugs