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Can You Get Addicted to Kratom?
Kratom is a natural substance that has been used for medicinal and recreational purposes for hundreds of years. It’s made from the leaves of a tropical tree called Mitragyna Speciosa and it comes in various strains.
Are “Study Drugs” Addictive?
College is challenging. For many students, it’s also exhausting. Many seek out additional focus to keep their grade point average up and balance the competing demands of their academic pursuits and their social lives. The abuse of ADHD medications, commonly referred to as “study drugs,” is on the rise.
Is Using Weed a Relapse?
Depending on your history or addiction, using weed again after a period of abstinence may or may not be considered a relapse. For many people, smoking weed is a trigger that leads to substance use and abuse.
Drinking in Secret: Signs of a Problem
Drinking in secret is a red flag. Drinking alone, in the car, or at other private locations can signal a problem.
What Drugs are the Most Addictive?
If you’ve ever struggled with addiction, you know it’s not easy to quit. In fact, most addicts need to get help from substance abuse professionals and attend support groups in order to recover
6 Ways To Have Fun in Sobriety
It can be challenging to keep your sobriety and stay happy once you’ve finished that difficult first phase of recovery in rehab or sober living.
Dealing with Cravings and Triggers in Recovery
Recovery from addiction is not easy at first, but with practice and perseverance, it gets easier every day. Here are some useful tips for dealing with cravings and triggers in recovery.
7 Myths About Addiction
When it comes to addiction, preconceived ideas and negative stereotypes are common. Unfortunately, these myths can prevent people from getting the help they need.
How To Have Fun in Sobriety
How will you ever manage to get out of bed in the morning, let alone continue living a full life without alcohol or drugs? The good news is that even if it feels impossible right now, it isn’t. Let these tips help you find ways to have fun in sobriety.
6 Early Signs of Adderall Addiction
Adderall is a popular drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effects of daytime fatigue. The drug is notorious for being one of the most addictive prescription amphetamines.
The Link Between Anxiety and Substance Abuse
This article will explain the link between anxiety and substance abuse and ways in which you can work to overcome both at the same time.
What is a High-Functioning Addict?
High-functioning addicts and alcoholics are individuals who are able to successfully conceal their struggles with substances. While they may be able to get their work done, turn school assignments in on time, make rent payments, and keep up appearances, behind the scenes they are usually suffering.