Marijuana: 7 Common Excuses To Get High

Marijuana: 7 Common Excuses To Get High

People go to great lengths to justify their marijuana habit. This isn’t surprising: Denial and rationalization are hallmarks of addiction. It’s often not until users experience the negative side of marijuana use firsthand that they begin to recognize the flaws in their logic. Some of the most common excuses people make to get high include: […]

Online Drug Sellers Scramble To Stay Ahead Of The Law

Online Drug Sellers Scramble To Stay Ahead Of The Law

The Internet has created convenience for all types of shopping. During the holidays, some consumers never darken the door of a shopping mall because they can purchase every gift they need through online vendors. Vacations can be booked online, and every household item can be obtained through various websites. Even items that seem impossibly difficult […]

What’s The Matter Here?

What’s The Matter Here?

By Edie Weinstein In the United States, child abuse exists in epidemic proportions. In 2011, 676,569 children were determined to be victims of abuse or neglect. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines child abuse as actions or words that cause harm or threat of harm, and child neglect as the failure to provide […]

How Addicts Are Like ‘Crazy’ Teens

How Addicts Are Like ‘Crazy’ Teens

By Jennifer Matesa Bells went off in my mind as I read the New York Times piece “Why Teenagers Act Crazy.” Here’s why: The author says that teenagers’ “crazy” behavior is caused by their acute fear-response to their environments, and that they have more difficulty than adults with turning off those alarms. He explains that […]