Drug Addiction Blog

Drug Addiction Blog

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This blog discusses news and current topics about drug addiction. It's goal to help you understand the problems and issues related to drug addiction and review new promising treatments for recovery.

Each of us is different

Nobody sets out to become addicted to drugs or expects to deal with drug addiction. Some people may take an illegal drug for the first time, just to have a thrill or be a part of the crowd.

Some people need prescription medication, but over time they begin to take too much, too often. Whatever the case, people certainly do not expect the misery that comes with addiction. But there is help for drug addiction and drug rehabilitation can work.

Addiction Has Many Faces...

Addiction has many faces, none of them pretty. This site is devoted to trying to help find ways for you to recover from addiction.

We designed this site to give useful information that will help people learn to make better decisions. The key to dealing with drug abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction is having the right information. You need information to recognize and understand drug addiction or alcoholism in yourself, your family, your friends and your community. This blog has complete and up to date facts about drug and alcohol abuse to help people to stop their dependence.

We designed this blog to give useful information that will help people learn to make better decisions.

Who are we? is a website built to answer the questions and concerns of those harmed by drug and alcohol addiction and abuse. It’s a collaborative effort between many people and resources so that you receive the most update information available. Our goal is to be independent and not promote one treatment center over another but give you the tools to make a well-informed decision.

We do recommend that everyone suffering from this destructive disease join a 12-Step group either through your local church, AA, or NA. If you are a family member or loved one of an addict we recommend you begin the 12-step process with Al-Anon as soon as you can.

Current Blog Entries

Oct 22, 2014

Grieving for the Things Lost to Addiction

Growing up I was a good student and daughter. I participated in sports and my local debate team. I took several advanced placement classes throughout high

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Oct 21, 2014

Can blood test be useful in determining addiction?

Can blood test be useful in determining addiction?

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Oct 20, 2014

Really, 10 Percent Drink That Much?

I could see the jaws drop around the room at the annual Wisconsin Chaplaincy Association fall conference. They were reacting to a graphic that Rev. Joe

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Oct 18, 2014

Husband is ruining family for pain killers!

My husband had neck surgery in Nov 2013 and he still takes a ton of pain meds and he has gotten to be verbally mean to me. He won't do anything but sit

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Oct 17, 2014

How can I stop my Yaba addiction?

I'm a sevice holder in Dhaka, Mirpur. But I engage in a YABA addition. Now I want to stop it by taking treatment. I have to present every working day from

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Oct 17, 2014

Help my mom please!

My mom is on drugs and she needs help. Not sure what to do. But she was at my sister's house yesterday. She came from Oklahoma to get some stuff out of

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Oct 16, 2014

Community GED student who is looking for a support group

I am the Program Manager of Adult Education in a large homeless facility in Raleigh, NC. I have a community GED student who is looking for a support group

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Oct 15, 2014

Drug addiction is often a problem of identity

Here’s something to think about. Drug addiction can be thought of as a problem of identity. The drug takes over to the point where nothing else matters,

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Oct 15, 2014

Drug Addiction Causes much unhappiness and problems.

Drug Addiction Causes explores what happens when a person becomes addicted and will try to help you understand the underlying reasons.

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Oct 14, 2014

The tunnel of addiction!

STEP TWELVE: Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to addicts and to practice these principles in

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Oct 11, 2014

How can you be sure that someone is addicted?

How to be sure that some one is addicted? Like my friend is behaves weirdly and aggressively sometimes. He was a addicted long time back but he claims

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Oct 11, 2014

Interested in becoming a counselor?

Hello, I live in central Louisiana and I want to become an addiction counselor. Could you please forward me all the informational sheets you have on drugs,

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Oct 10, 2014

Smyls Addiction Therapy and Recovery Coaching

Beth Burgess at Smyls is a therapist, coach, trainer and speaker specializing in addiction, anxiety and stress. She is the author of The Recovery Formula:

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Oct 04, 2014

What can i do for my adult son who is shooting meth?

Meth, my 24yr old son. Jake was in the army for 3 yrs, saw combat in Afghanistan. Started using spice while there. He has been out for 2 years, its not

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Oct 04, 2014

Is there some way I can get a family member off drugs?

This is cocaine abuse.... he is out of touch with everyone in the family for a year and has left his wife 6 months ago... he is losing his business and

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Oct 04, 2014

What does it cost to do an intervention?

How much would it cost to send a family member to an intervention? My family member is hooked on synthetic weed. Thank you!

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Oct 04, 2014

Drug Addiction Intervention

Drug Addiction Intervention is a process that allows the family and friends of an addict to help convince them to go into treatment and the seriousness of their addiction problem.

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Oct 02, 2014

Friend using Yaba

I have a friend who says he takes Yaba occasionally. But when he takes it, he is no more the person he is, he becomes a different person. He acts on things

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Oct 01, 2014

Could 9, Legal and Deadly

It’s the kind of thing that drives law enforcement and public health officials nuts. The kids take this stuff, but there isn’t a drug test for it. It’s

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Sep 30, 2014

My Life....

OK, this is all new, but I enjoy writing things down...saves talking I suppose, dunno...but here goes, my story. I know this forum is for those, like

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