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Cocaine Abuse

Drug Abuse Makes You Stupid

On This Page: Drugs and the Brain Cocaine and the Brain Cocaine Addiction Rehab Rehab at Michael’s House The fact that drugs change brain chemistry and alter brain function, affecting the areas that control inhibition, logic, sight, hearing, and thought process is a concept that most people learn at an early age. Elementary and middle … Continue reading Drug Abuse Makes You Stupid

October 24, 2010

Drug Abuse

Drug Addiction and Marriage

There are few things that can harm a marriage as thoroughly as a drug addiction. Certainly, many people who struggle with substance use manage to save their relationships and sometimes even grow stronger through their recovery. But many marriages do not survive the damage addiction inflicts. Consider a few ways that an untreated drug addiction … Continue reading Drug Addiction and Marriage

September 17, 2010

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

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