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From Substance Abuse Treatment To The Golf Course – How Tiger Woods Is Holding Up After Rehab

By | January 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Tiger Woods Is No Stranger To Public Scandal It’s no secret that world-champion golf pro Tiger Woods has had his share of difficulties in the past decade. From his sex scandal and subsequent divorce, ongoing substance abuse issues, and his DUI arrest in May of 2017, the 42-year-old golfer has had to battle his [...]

Nine Health Problems Caused by Marijuana Abuse

By | January 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Changes In Public Perception Have Made Americans Forget The Dangers of Marijuana Marijuana use runs rampant in the United States and around the world. According to statistics reported by the United Nations, an estimated 160 million people internationally use marijuana regularly. Hundreds of millions more use the drug socially. Perception of marijuana use has [...]

Fergie Gets Real About Her Crystal Meth Addiction

By | January 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Superstar singer and former Black Eyed Peas songstress Fergie “Fergalicious” Duhamel is no stranger to addiction and recovery. Born Stacy Ann Ferguson on March 27, 1975; the multi-platinum Grammy award winner has shared her battle with crystal meth with the world on more than one occasion. Recently, however; she opened up again about the [...]

Overdose Deaths Rose by 21 Percent in 2016, What Can we Expect for 2018?

By | January 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Released Its Annual Report in October 2017 According to an annual report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in October 2017, drug overdose deaths rose by 21 percent in 2016 compared to 2015. Shockingly, this stark increase in drug-related deaths is more than [...]

How Trauma and Addiction are Connected

By | January 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The True Definition Of Trauma Unfortunately, trauma is a part of life. Research suggests that most people experience some kind of trauma even before they become an adult. Trauma is defined by the dictionary as “a deeply distressing or disturbing experience.” If you think of trauma in this way, you might consider anything that [...]

Opium: A Long History of Medical Use, Addiction and Abuse

By | December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Opium poppies have a significant medical impact in history that dates back to 3,400 B.C. Its medicinal effects was once thought to be magical, and it was a highly cultivated plant around the world. In fact, word of its medicinal properties quickly spread across the globe, and it was sought after by many powerful [...]

All About the Money in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Opioid Epidemic Exposed

By | December 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

It’s shocking how big of a problem opioid abuse has become thanks to the pharmaceutical industry. In 2015 alone, 20.5 million Americans struggled with a substance abuse problem. 20 million of which were addicted to prescription painkillers while 500,000 were addicted to heroin and other types of street drugs. Although the numbers are incredible, [...]

7 Irrefutable Reasons Why Being Sober Is the Best Choice You’ll Ever Make

By | December 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |

If you’ve ever dealt with an addiction, you’ll know that being sober is the best thing that can happen to you. Most people underestimate the importance of sobriety until they’ve fallen into the hands of addiction. Addiction has become a huge crisis in America, affecting over 23.5 million teenagers and adults. Of those addicted, [...]

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