Teens Need to Know That Marijuana Addiction is Real

Teens Need to Know That Marijuana Addiction is Real

For years proponents of legalized marijuana have claimed that, unlike other illicit drugs, marijuana is not addictive. The general thinking of medical experts is now swinging in the opposite direction, in favor of recognizing marijuana as addictive. Part of that change of mind has to do with research conducted in 2012 which showed that giving […]

Teens Recovering From Drug Addiction May Experience Strong Initial Cravings

Teens Recovering From Drug Addiction May Experience Strong Initial Cravings

Teens struggling with drug addiction may experience a variety of physical effects, as well as social consequences. Students may face difficulties as relationships deteriorate with teachers and parents as those disapproving of their choices make their opinions known. In addition, social circles can be significantly impacted as friends making different choices distance themselves from a […]

When Program Friends Relapse | Relapse Prevention

When Program Friends Relapse | Relapse Prevention

It has happened to every addict in recovery. You join a fellowship and begin to make friends among the members. You find the people whom you really respect and seek to emulate their Twelve Step lifestyle. You begin walking through life together. You develop deep, life-changing bonds. You experience authentic relationships unencumbered by food, alcohol, […]

Club Drugs and Addiction

Club Drugs and Addiction

What are Club Drugs? Club drugs are substances often used by people partying in bars, nightclubs, dance clubs, and at concerts and raves. They are used by people of all ages in conjunction with sexual activity. Common club drugs are GHB (G, soap, Grievous Bodily Harm), Ketamine (K, Special K, Vitamin K), MDMA (Ecstasy, X, […]