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Category Archives: Research

Causes Of A Drug Overdose

Let’s look at what a drug overdose is and the different reasons as to why it can happen. What is a drug overdose? An overdose occurs when a person takes more of a substance that is medically recommended. With an important caveat: Some people are known to be over-sensitive to particular medications, of course, many…

6 Factors That Increase The Risk Of Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction has another, very appropriate name: “The Secret Addiction”. Reasons will be explained and then cite 6 reasons which are understood to increase a person’s chances of becoming a compulsive gambler. The secret addiction: Compulsive gambling is known as the secret addiction. This is a very apt name indeed. Those addicted to drugs show…

Fighting Alcoholism With Drugs – Part 1

The title of this piece should not lead those who have a dependence upon alcohol to think it is advocating the use of illegal drugs to help them recover! Use of drugs as part of a recovery program: What will be explained are the reasons why drugs can help a person leave alcohol alone when…

Mephedrone

Mephedrone is a seriously popular club drug. Here’s why. An initially legal substance: Until late in the 2000’s mephedrone’s status was legal in many countries and soared in popularity on the club scene. Nicknames such as Meow-Meow, Bubble or Kat are common. Packaging of the substance came in a variety of ways with names such…

Do You Need Alcohol To Function?

If your alcohol intake is at such a level that you need a drink to function normally, you need help. Functioning alcoholics: Many of those dependent upon alcohol like to think of themselves as functioning alcoholics. The truth is, they are alcoholics. The image of a person on skid row, unkempt, homeless and drinking from…