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Four Signs of Alcoholism

by Jo on February 10, 2014

Alcoholism is synonymous with dependence on alcohol to feel good. It is usually characterized by excessive consumption of drinks and those involved are helpless to do anything about it, even when this may be affecting their loved ones. What Really is Alcoholism?   As previously noted, alcoholism connotes dependence on alcohol, which is why it […]

Tips on How to Eliminate Substance Abuse

by Jo on December 28, 2013

Tips on How to Eliminate Substance Abuse   Substance abuse is a phenomenon that is not restricted to a particular age group; it permeates different groups in our modern society. Just as we have adults dealing with substance abuse issues, so do we have teenagers having same also. It is not a really nice thing […]

Tips for Effective Alcohol Rehabilitation

by Jo on December 15, 2013

Tips for Effective Alcohol Rehabilitation   Alcohol addiction is mostly an offshoot of socializing or wanting to belong. Most people, especially men, find it rather hard, perhaps embarrassing, to abstain from alcohol when they see their friends taking it. This is often the genesis of dependency on alcohol that comes into play along the line. […]

Heroin Addiction Treatment

by Jo on February 26, 2013

Heroin Addiction Treatment   Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs available in the United States today, with little medical usefulness. Also called diamorphine, it was originally synthesized by C.R. Alder in 1874 from a naturally occurring substance called morphine; which is obtained from the opium poppy. Heroin, as an opiate analgesic, is used […]

Useful Tips for Successful Heroin Rehab

by Jo on December 30, 2012

Useful Tips for Successful Heroin Rehab   A lot of unhealthy habits that are ravaging the human population these days, perhaps, may be attributed to the fast-paced nature of our modern society. The demands of today’s world sometimes take their toll on people such that they find themselves engaged in one noxious habit or the […]

Why Addiction Treatment Centers are Indispensable for Abusers   It is a known fact addiction problem is one of the major ones that many people, especially in individualistic societies, have found themselves entrapped in. The real issues with these addictions are ruinous consequences they can have on abusers. The nature of these side effects has […]

Effective Drug Treatment – Usefulness and Options   The frequency of addiction problems in our society today is quite troubling and has necessitated having effective drug treatment to help abusers break away from unnecessary and dangerous drug addiction. The rate at which addiction issues keep surfacing in today’s world is a serious source of concern; […]

Useful Tips for Eliminating Alcohol Abuse

by Jo on December 26, 2012

Useful Tips for Eliminating Alcohol Abuse   Alcohol is a highly intoxicating substance with damaging effects on its consumers. Most people who take it often do so just as a way of relaxing, calming their nerves. But in some cases, these individuals later on develop dependence on alcoholic drinks, and it is at this stage […]

Drug Rehab and Choosing the Right One

by Jo on December 23, 2012

Drug Rehab and Choosing the Right One   The challenges of current times have caused some people to resort to substance use as a way of getting by, thereby exposing themselves to the problem of addiction. And substance abuse comes with many grave consequences, which makes it important to find a way out of it. […]

Army Psychiatrist Kills 12, Wounds 38

by Jo on December 20, 2012

Army Psychiatrist Kills 12, Wounds 38 An Army psychiatrist about to be shipped overseas opened fire at the Fort Hood, Texas, Army post Thursday, November 5, 2009 on a rampage that killed 12 people and left 38 wounded in the worst mass shooting ever. The name of this psychiatrist is Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan. The […]