Substance Abuse and Addiction

Man in handcuffs sitting at a table

The Truth About Crime & Substance Abuse

Many people assume that crime and substance abuse go hand-in-hand, but is it true? Let’s take a look at some real data and facts to answer this question.

Young adults silhouettes

Who Is Most At Risk of Drug Addiction?

Anybody can become addicted. But who is most at risk of drug addiction? Let’s break down which demographics have above-average addiction rates.

Help with addiction

Help Someone with Addiction Pt. II

Here are three tools you can use if you find yourself in a situation where a loved one is battling a substance abuse disorder and needs help with addiction.

Caution tape

Risk Factors for Addiction

What causes addiction? Although there’s not a definitive answer, we do know the most common risk factors for addiction. And we’re breaking them down…

Help with addiction

Help Someone with Addiction Pt. I

Here are three tools you can use if you find yourself in a situation where a loved one is battling a substance abuse disorder and needs help with addiction.

Adderall Abuse

Adderall Abuse

The use of powerful prescription stimulants, Adderall abuse, has been rapidly rising across the nation. Adderall sales increased 3135.6% from 2002–2006.

Heroin Withdrawal

The time it takes to withdraw from heroin, like many other drugs, depend on the length of time that one used, frequency and dosage.

Marijuana Detox

The detoxification symptoms from marijuana vary from each person and they can cause serious discomfort.

Alcoholism Rehab

For someone to admit they a problem and them being open to seeking help is just the beginning, but an extremely important step towards maintaining sobriety.

Effects of Binge Drinking on the Brain