Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the United States. It is a dry, shredded green/brown mix of flowers, stems, and leaves of the plant Cannabis sativa. A stronger form
You would expect people close to you to be supportive of you giving up alcohol, but in some cases, they may not be very receptive of your new lifestyle choice. If you haven't ended up
“The day of the single addiction is almost a dinosaur. Most people are addicted to more than one substance these days,” said Wayne Rushlow, a licensed mental health therapist and
What is Withdrawl? The body’s reaction to the removal of a substance it has become dependent on is called withdrawal. Withdrawal causes craving for more of the substance being
Do you say hateful things to yourself? Many of us do. When I review these internal beliefs with clients, especially those in early recovery but also others who don't have trouble
In 2006, Pennsylvania’s first casino opened and the state has already surpassed Atlantic City, as the nation’s second largest gambling market. According to Community Health Challenge
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month. FASD refers to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and other related alcohol related birth defects. It is the leading known
Information for teens about addiction: what is addiction, what are the signs/symptoms of addiction, how to get help, and tips for recovery. Included are links to resources and a quiz.