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5 Ways Addiction is Different for Women

5 Ways Addiction is Different for Women While addiction is a struggle that can be faced by anyone in any walk of life, there are various differences in how it shows itself in men and women. Here are 5 ways that addiction is different for women. 1: The Causes The underlying causes of addiction are […]

Common Addictions and Disorders and Treatment Types

Common Addictions and Disorders and Treatment Types Addictions and other disorders affect millions of people and their families. A variety of these exist, and several treatment methods are available for each one. The following are examples of some of the methods and what you can do if you or a beloved one is suffering from […]

Understanding the Importance of Getting Treatment for Heroin Addiction

Understanding the Importance of Getting Treatment for Heroin Addiction Many people understand the dangers of abusing controlled substances, especially when the conversation turns to heroin. The extreme potential for addiction begs the question: Can a person ever recover from heroin addiction? The short answer is “possibly,” but highly unlikely if the person does not seek […]

Nigeria Government bans codeine after addiction outcry

Nigeria has announced a ban on the production and import of cough syrup containing codeine after a BBC investigation into its role in an addiction epidemic. The joint probe by the BBC’s new investigation unit, Africa Eye, and BBC Pidgin prompted a swift response from people across the country, including Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, […]

5 Steps towards Addiction Recovery: What You Should Know

Let’s get one thing straight. There is no cure for addiction. If you have suffered its physical and mental perils, and its catastrophic effect on your life, know this: that addiction will always be with you, sitting in the background to your life, waiting on your possible relapse. Recovery is not about beating it or […]

Living Your Best Life After Addiction

If you have recently gotten out of the pit of drug addiction or are still working your way out of it, take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. Government statistics show that 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014. One out of eight of these had […]

What Can I Do To Overcome My Drug Addiction? 

One of the most challenging issues for an individual to overcome is a drug addiction. If you’re currently grappling with substance abuse, now is the time to gain access to strategies and techniques that will help you move forward and begin leading a healthy life. You can use some or all of the tips outlined […]