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Drug Abuse

Surviving Heroin Addiction

Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs. People who use heroin often develop a tolerance, which means that they need higher and/or more frequent doses of the drug to get the desired effects.[1]  Heroin can take over someone’s life in short order. Each time you use heroin, overdose is a possibility. It’s like playing … Continue reading Surviving Heroin Addiction

June 30, 2010

Alcohol Addiction

Family Violence And Addiction

Addiction hurts families and for as many as 60 percent of families it also brings violence.[1] When an addict turns against his family with physical violence and verbal accusations, it brings suffering that lasts generations. Plus, violence indicates an addict suffers from a more severe addiction and mental health problems that need immediate treatment to ensure … Continue reading Family Violence And Addiction

May 24, 2010

Drug Abuse

Fighting Drug Addiction with Religion

A great deal of drug addiction treatment research is focused upon different ways to fight off relapse during and after drug rehab.[i] Therapeutic treatments, talk and behavior therapy, support groups, individualized therapy, exercise, meditation, medical treatment are all part of well-rounded, holistic drug treatment programs. Religious focus during treatment can come in the form of … Continue reading Fighting Drug Addiction with Religion

April 7, 2010