With addiction levels at an all-time high both in the USA and globally, it is more important than ever to be aware of the facts surrounding this disease. We aim to provide useful information on addiction and dependence so that you can be better equipped to speak with those who need help or to discover if you are suffering from addiction.
25 August 2021
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Once addiction takes hold of a person’s life, it can be incredibly difficult to get free. Withdrawal symptoms, temptation, and cravings cause most people to relapse when attempting to quit “cold turkey”. Finding the right treatment program from either an inpatient or outpatient rehab facility greatly increases the chances of recovery with support groups and therapy options providing continued help to maintain sobriety. Get the help you need today.
26 August 2021
Outpatient rehab and treatment can be a good choice for...
26 August 2021
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26 August 2021
Rehab facilities specialize in addiction treatment. Each rehab is a...
It can be difficult to know what to do or say if someone you know is struggling with addiction, or where to start if you feel you may be suffering from a substance use disorder.
We provide useful and reliable information on how to talk with family, friends, and children about drugs and alcohol abuse as well as how and when to hold an intervention, what to do in the event of an overdose, and many more helpful guides on dealing with addiction.
Almost 50,000 people die every year from opioid overdose
Over 10 million people misuse opioids in a year
Opioids are a factor in at least 7 out of every 10 overdose deaths
America is currently in the grip of an opioid epidemic, which is leading to more and more overdose-related deaths. The rise of synthetic opioid use such as fentanyl, the continued misuse of prescription painkillers, and illicit substances being cut with dangerous cathinones all contribute to this problem. Find out more about the opioid crisis and the cost it is having to lives and communities here.
01 September 2021
Last year, annual drug-related overdose deaths surpassed 100,000 for the...
of teenagers have misused a drug at least once
of college students use illicit drugs
of teenagers know someone who smokes, drinks, or uses drugs during the school day
It can be difficult to know if your child is suffering from a drug or alcohol use disorder. It can be even more difficult to know how to talk to them about it. The hard truth is that young people are increasingly being exposed to substance abuse and early intervention is the way to prevent an addiction from forming. Find out the facts about teen substance abuse and what you can do about it here.
of individuals with severe mental disorders are affected by substance abuse
of alcohol abusers and 53 percent of drug abusers also have at least one serious mental illness
of all people diagnosed as mentally ill abuse alcohol or drugs
There are strong links between mental health disorders and substance abuse. Many use drugs and alcohol as a way of coping with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD which can lead to dangerous use, dependence, and addiction. Learning more about the links between addiction and mental health can help identify the emotional and behavioral triggers that lead to substance abuse and how therapy and other psychological treatment can help.