Why Can’t I Have Just One Drink?

Alcohol might be one of the most difficult addictions to kick because it is so accepted in...

Why Can’t I Have Just One Drink?

How Will Abusing Sedatives Affect My Depression?

Depression is a very serious psychological, and potentially physiological, disorder. Clinical...

How Will Abusing Sedatives Affect My Depression?

How Do I Know If I Have a Real Addiction?

Misconceptions about the nature and symptoms of addiction are very common. For instance, many...

How Do I Know If I Have a Real Addiction?

Early Sobriety: Getting Past Your Ego to Rely on Support

A strange and dangerous thing happens in the mind of the recovering addict, the recognition of...

Early Sobriety: Getting Past Your Ego to Rely on Support

3 Decades of Legislation and the Changing Views on Mental Health

One of the most difficult public policy challenges of the last several decades has been deciding...

3 Decades of Legislation and the Changing Views on Mental Health

How Feelings of Loss and Sadness Can Cause Cravings

Learn to anticipate drug cravings, and you will have an important skill for long-term recovery....

How Feelings of Loss and Sadness Can Cause Cravings

Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

Addiction produces neurobiological changes that impair neural transmissions, motivational...

Why Is Controlling My Emotions So Important in Rehab?

Why Are People Drawn to Abuse Drugs?

Drug abuse is all too common in today’s society. Some people seek drugs as a coping mechanism,...

Why Are People Drawn to Abuse Drugs?

How Do I Know if My Parent Is Addicted to Marijuana?

Helping your parent overcome addiction is a noble task; after all, addiction is a serious condition...

How Do I Know if My Parent Is Addicted to Marijuana?

How Does Rehab Break the Physical Addiction to Marijuana?

Marijuana is not as physically addictive as other illegal drugs, which leads many people to believe...

How Does Rehab Break the Physical Addiction to Marijuana?

How Do I Know if I Need Immediate Treatment for Marijuana Abuse?

As the US continues to legalize marijuana, many people wonder how safe the drug actually is. While...

How Do I Know if I Need Immediate Treatment for Marijuana Abuse?

How Can I Help My Addicted Friend?

Overcoming addiction is a difficult task, but, after sobriety is obtained, the task becomes both...

How Can I Help My Addicted Friend?

Why Blame for Marijuana Addiction Only Causes Damage

Addiction is a misunderstood disease, and this misunderstanding leads to harmful practices such as...

Why Blame for Marijuana Addiction Only Causes Damage

Why Willpower Alone Won’t Help You Abstain from Marijuana

Many addicts believe they can achieve sobriety and recovery based on their willpower alone, and...

Why Willpower Alone Won’t Help You Abstain from Marijuana

Five Ways to Manage Your Emotions Without Marijuana

Managing emotions is no easy task. They are our immediate and often seemingly uncontrollable...

Five Ways to Manage Your Emotions Without Marijuana

Why Marijuana Isn’t Harmless

Marijuana, also called pot or cannabis, is the most commonly used illegal substance worldwide. When...

Why Marijuana Isn’t Harmless

What to Do When Someone Lies About Marijuana Use

Addicts will try to hide their addiction from loved ones as long as they can. Although addiction...

What to Do When Someone Lies About Marijuana Use

What Measures Have Been Taken to Reduce Marijuana Abuse?

Marijuana is the dried flowers, leaves and seeds of the Indian hemp plant. It is typically smoked...

What Measures Have Been Taken to Reduce Marijuana Abuse?

The Elements of Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana, the dried green flowers of cannabis plants, contains the psychoactive compound...

The Elements of Marijuana Addiction

Important Things to Learn About Marijuana

As more and more states legalize the use of medical and recreational marijuana, the use of this...

Important Things to Learn About Marijuana

Can Marijuana Worsen Depression?

Marijuana use has become commonplace in today’s culture. In fact, the National Institute on Drug...

Can Marijuana Worsen Depression?

Are More Young People Becoming Addicted to Marijuana?

Marijuana, the dried green flower of cannabis plants, contains the psychoactive compound...

Are More Young People Becoming Addicted to Marijuana?

What Does Personal Healing from Marijuana Addiction Look Like?

On the surface, marijuana addiction may appear to be a physical dependence as the body becomes more...

What Does Personal Healing from Marijuana Addiction Look Like?

Is Marijuana Addiction Chronic?

With the growing acceptance of marijuana for medical and leisure use, more and more people are...

Is Marijuana Addiction Chronic?

European Views on Marijuana

Historically, European views on marijuana usage have been more relaxed than those in the US. While...

European Views on Marijuana

Can Marijuana Make People Violent?

The legalization of marijuana is an issue well known to the public. Some states have legalized...

Can Marijuana Make People Violent?

Can Marijuana Cause a Hangover?

Alcohol is famously known for both its during and aftereffects, but it is certainly not the only...

Can Marijuana Cause a Hangover?

Am I Experiencing Side Effects of Marijuana or Signs of Dependence?

Many people begin using drugs like marijuana with the intention of only trying it once. This first...

Am I Experiencing Side Effects of Marijuana or Signs of Dependence?

What Is the Law Regarding the Use of Marijuana and Why?

According to Whitehouse.org, since 1996, 20 states along with Washington, DC have passed several...

What Is the Law Regarding the Use of Marijuana and Why?

The Dangerous Mix of Party Drugs and Marijuana

Although death caused by ingesting several drugs simultaneously, also called combined drug...

The Dangerous Mix of Party Drugs and Marijuana

Should You Give Money to a Marijuana Addict Who’s In Trouble?

It is common for friends and family members to want to try and do everything possible to help an...

Should You Give Money to a Marijuana Addict Who’s In Trouble?

Marijuana and Physical Distress

It is a well-known fact that marijuana (cannabis) is the most highly used illegal substance in the...

Marijuana and Physical Distress

Is Marijuana Rehab Physically Demanding?

Misperceptions abound about the supposed rigors of marijuana rehab. Hollywood depictions in films...

Is Marijuana Rehab Physically Demanding?

Everything You Need to Know About Why Marijuana Abuse Is Dangerous

There has been a surmounting shift of people that support the legalization of marijuana. In fact,...

Everything You Need to Know About Why Marijuana Abuse Is Dangerous

What Should I Know About Marijuana Addiction?

One of the most important things to know about marijuana addiction is that it is real, and it comes...

What Should I Know About Marijuana Addiction?

Ways that Marijuana Can Cause Impaired Judgment

Since its legalization in Colorado, marijuana has become increasingly popular for both medical and...

Ways that Marijuana Can Cause Impaired Judgment

Can Marijuana Interact with My Anti-Depressant?

Marijuana is having a major comeback in American consciousness right now. Due to its...

Can Marijuana Interact with My Anti-Depressant?

Can I Become Physically Dependent on Marijuana?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), marijuana is one of the most commonly...

Can I Become Physically Dependent on Marijuana?

Is Marijuana Abuse Related to Gambling Addiction?

Marijuana, the flower of cannabis plants, contains the psychoactive ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol...

Is Marijuana Abuse Related to Gambling Addiction?

How Alcohol Interacts with Marijuana

Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which means that, when absorbed into the...

How Alcohol Interacts with Marijuana

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