Unexpected Drug Abuse: What to Know About the Dangers of Imodium

Unexpected Drug Abuse: What to Know About the Dangers of Imodium

Even though Imodium is a common over-the-counter medicine, it’s increasingly used for drug abuse. With the current opioid epidemic, users are taking this everyday medication to get high when opioid drugs aren’t available. Loperamide hydrochloride, sold as...
How to Help an Alcoholic Family Member Get Help

How to Help an Alcoholic Family Member Get Help

Alcoholism can take a toll on the individual struggling with the disease as well as the people that surround them. It can be particularly difficult when it affects a family member. These are usually the people we love the most and tend to put extra effort toward...
The Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Your Child

The Telltale Signs of Alcohol Abuse in Your Child

It may not always be obvious, but the signs of alcohol abuse are there. It can be hard to recognize the subtle hints of addiction in our loved ones, especially children. But research has shown that as many as 78% of high school kids have tried alcohol. Sometimes, this...
Treatment for Addiction to Painkillers

Treatment for Addiction to Painkillers

Drug and substance abuse is a serious problem affecting people from all parts of life all around the globe. People young and old, all genders and races, and those from varying income brackets are all at risk of addiction. Addiction does not discriminate between one...
Finding Treatment for Addiction is Easier than You Think

Finding Treatment for Addiction is Easier than You Think

Although the road to recovery will take time, commitment, and patience, finding treatment for addiction doesn’t have to be frustrating. In fact, with so many treatment options and addiction treatment programs available, seeking treatment for drug addiction could...
How to Help An Alcoholic Child

How to Help An Alcoholic Child

Alcohol abuse is a common problem today, but most people don’t think of it affecting children and adolescents. But this problem is surprisingly more common than you would think. Treating alcohol abuse in minors is similar to the way it is treated in adults, but...