The Problem of Youth Addiction and How You Can Help

They live in the shadows. Maybe you've seen them. They follow each other to dark corners, hands full of poison. Used needles and stained prescription bottles litter these corners. In tight huddles, they look at each other–bloodshot eyes–they inhale the poison. Some jab their arms with thin needles to empty syringes filled with cocktails of [...]

2017-07-05T10:29:24+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

The Importance of Personalised Treatment

Addiction is a complex disease that can cause uncharacteristic compulsive behaviors leading to destructive actions that pull families apart and ruin lives. The effects of addiction are hard to ignore, but often, they are quickly justified, or dealt with through, harsh, and sometimes rushed treatment processes. Because the fingers of addiction reach into every facet [...]

2017-07-05T10:26:59+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

Alcohol effects

Alcohol can affect on multiple physical systems of the body. Not to mention the mental side effects. We review the body systems affected by alcohol here, and invite your questions about alcohol effects at the end. Many people enjoy a drink without any problems, and drinking alcohol in moderation has been proven by scientists to [...]

2017-07-05T09:17:17+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

When does alcohol peak?

When does alchol peak in the bloodstream? Here, we review alcohol metabolism and the key influencers to alcohol peak levels. More on immediate alcohol effects here. The Basics Of Metabolism When you drink, alcohol passes from the stomach into the small intestine. Alcohol is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract into the blood and distributed throughout the [...]

2017-07-05T09:08:47+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

Negative brain effects from prolonged alcohol abuse (INFOGRAPHIC)

Did you know that the harm alcohol causes in the body can directly influence your brain and your psychological health? We explain more here, and you can learn better from graphically shown data.   Who Is Most Prone To Developing Alcohol Dependence? There are several factors that influence the extent to which alcohol affects the [...]

2017-07-05T09:06:09+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

Adverse effects of alcohol (INFOGRAPHIC)

Consuming larger quantities of alcoholic drinks, frequently and for a long period of time can cause significant physical and mental changes. More in this infographic. How Serious Is Alcoholism? Drinking alcohol affects the body and brain in many ways. Especially when someone takes larger quantities of alcoholic drinks, frequently and for a long period of [...]

2017-07-05T09:01:03+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

5 Top tips for cutting down your drinking

There are several ways you can cut back on alcohol. Here, we share five (5) tips with you about how you can quit and why it is good for you in the long run. Why Cut Down On Your Drinking? 'There is evidence from research and from clinical practice that those people who follow these [...]

2017-07-05T08:59:07+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

Is your teen a High Functioning Alcoholic?

Some teens may seem OK on the outside. But how can you identify a High Functioning Alcoholic? Signs and traits of alcoholism in teens here. The Case Of A Teen Who’s Become A High Functioning Alcoholic (HFA) Teenagers seek — and rationally receive — more freedom to make their own decisions. As parents, we just [...]

2017-07-05T08:53:13+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|

Educate Yourself with Articles on Addiction

Drug addiction articles are an important resource for those who have questions, but may have hesitation speaking with a professional. It’s important to have a good source of information which is generated less from opinions of outside sources and more from a firsthand knowledge and experience. Here you will find the latest ideas and news [...]

2017-07-05T06:38:59+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Articles|