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 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?

Side Effects of Chronic Marijuana Use

Marijuana laws are changing around the US, and many people are adjusting their beliefs about it....

Side Effects of Chronic Marijuana Use

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?

Marijuana Addiction Is Ruining My Marriage

Marijuana is often billed as a harmless, natural drug with few ill effects. As it is becoming legal...

Marijuana Addiction Is Ruining My Marriage

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

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?

5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Marijuana Relapse

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

5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Marijuana Relapse

How Family History Affects Your Predisposition to Marijuana Addiction

Most people believe that pot use is benign. However, marijuana use can be deceptive and can quickly...

The Danger of Thinking You Can Use Marijuana Just One More Time

Marijuana has been in the news lately because several states have passed legislation to legalize...

The Danger of Thinking You Can Use Marijuana Just One More Time

Can Marijuana Cause a Mental Health Relapse?

Marijuana is a commonly abused substance, especially as many states have made moves toward...

Can Marijuana Cause a Mental Health Relapse?

When Does Marijuana Experimentation Become Addiction?

Marijuana use is increasingly promoted as benign, but marijuana is an addictive drug and...

When Does Marijuana Experimentation Become Addiction?

Do Personality Disorders Influence Marijuana Addiction?

Marijuana is the country’s leading drug of dependence according to the 2011 National Survey on...

Do Personality Disorders Influence Marijuana Addiction?

Work-Related Stress and Marijuana Addiction

Work-related stress is major trigger for substance abuse and addictive behaviors. Stress in general...

Work-Related Stress and Marijuana Addiction

The Downside of Treating Marijuana Addiction as a Crime

The criminal status of marijuana addiction can be confusing because first off, the legal status of...

The Downside of Treating Marijuana Addiction as a Crime

Plastic Surgery and Marijuana Addiction

There is little evidence to suggest that smoking marijuana leads to tolerance or withdrawal...

Benefits of Drug Testing after Addiction Treatment

Completing addiction treatment and becoming fully sober is a big accomplishment. Once rehab is...

Benefits of Drug Testing after Addiction Treatment

How Cost and Availability Influence Marijuana Use

Almost everyone has heard of marijuana (sometimes referred to as weed or pot), and many of us have...

How Cost and Availability Influence Marijuana Use

How Others Influence Your Marijuana Use

Friends can considerably impact your marijuana use. One way to protect your sobriety against...

How Others Influence Your Marijuana Use

Negative Life Events and Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana is the dried and shredded flowers, seeds, leaves and stems of the hemp plant, which can...

Negative Life Events and Marijuana Addiction

Dangers of Relapsing on Marijuana

Marijuana is a plant containing more than 400 chemicals that alter the mood of anyone who ingests...

Dangers of Relapsing on Marijuana

Staying Sober while on Vacation

Going on vacation while in recovery for alcoholism can be challenging. Many vacation destinations...

Staying Sober while on Vacation

Preventing a Marijuana Addiction from Getting Worse

Marijuana is the dried and shredded leaves, flowers, seeds and stems of the hemp plant. This...

Preventing a Marijuana Addiction from Getting Worse

Inner City Marijuana Use

Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is a combination of leaves, flowers,...

Inner City Marijuana Use

How Much Marijuana Will Cause an Overdose?

An overdose occurs when a person consumes a greater amount of a substance than his or her body is...

How Much Marijuana Will Cause an Overdose?

Grief and Marijuana Addiction

Grief is a natural reaction to loss of a loved one, a job, divorce, rape or violent crime. Some...

Grief and Marijuana Addiction

Cultural Issues Related to Marijuana Addiction

The use of marijuana in America has long been prevalent and is steadily increasing. The line...

Cultural Issues Related to Marijuana Addiction

How Marijuana Affects Sleep

The harm marijuana can cause varies greatly from person to person. Some people become...

How Marijuana Affects Sleep

Hepatitis and Marijuana Abuse

Hepatitis refers to an inflammation of the liver or a group of viral infections of the liver. There...

Hepatitis and Marijuana Abuse

Effects of Marijuana on the Immune System

Even though marijuana is notoriously known as a gateway drug, the country largely accepts using...

Effects of Marijuana on the Immune System

Can Marijuana Affect My Memory?

Marijuana is often considered a soft drug, because of its milder side effects. It does not cause...

Can Marijuana Affect My Memory?

Benefits of Addressing Marijuana Addiction Problems Early

Marijuana addiction is more than a physical dependence on the drug; it is also psychological. The...

Benefits of Addressing Marijuana Addiction Problems Early

Marijuana Dependence after Surgery

Many sufferers of chronic pain turn to marijuana when other pain relievers are not as effective as...

Marijuana Dependence after Surgery

How Marijuana Abuse Can Mask Antisocial Personality Disorder

Statistics show that 90 percent of individuals diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder also...

How Marijuana Abuse Can Mask Antisocial Personality Disorder

How Does Narcissism Relate to Marijuana Addiction?

Narcissism is a personality disorder that is marked by an extreme preoccupation with self and an...

How Does Narcissism Relate to Marijuana Addiction?

Addictive Personalities and Marijuana Addiction Development

Some people believe that anyone who experiments with marijuana will become addicted, but addiction...

Addictive Personalities and Marijuana Addiction Development

Stigmas Related to Marijuana Addiction

Despite its classification under federal law as a Schedule I controlled substance, the same as...

Stigmas Related to Marijuana Addiction

Using Marijuana to Cope with a Loved One’s Illness

When a loved one becomes ill, it can be extremely difficult to manage and process what is...

Using Marijuana to Cope with a Loved One’s Illness

Nature vs Nurture- What Makes a Marijuana Addict?

Marijuana is considered one of the most dangerous gateway drugs because many individuals’ first...

Nature vs Nurture- What Makes a Marijuana Addict?

Is Marijuana Addiction a Crime?

The laws surrounding drug abuse and addiction in theUnited Statescan be confusing, but if you...

Is Marijuana Addiction a Crime?

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