Alcohol use and abuse are becoming a growing problem among alcohol consuming people in the U.S.
A blood alcohol concentration of more than 0.08 grams percent is defined as binge drinking. In other words, 5 or more drinks for men and 4 or more drinks for women consumed in 2 hours or less. Most people who binge are not ... Read More →
If you stop taking opiates after using them constantly for a long period of time
you may experience withdrawal symptoms. Opiates include drugs such as heroin, opium, morphine, codeine and methadone. Withdrawing from these drugs is quite uncomfortable and e... Read More →
Intervention is something that family and friends should consider when a loved one has become dependent upon an addictive substance. Drugs and alcohol interrupt patterns of thought which normally would entice an individual to recognize that they are in distress and get help.
If the addict is consistently abusing drugs or alcohol and there are si... Read More →