How long does it take to become an addict?

How long does it take to become an addict?

What is an addict? An addict is a person who continuously partakes in a negative activity despite its destructive consequences of their choices. They cannot see past the immediate gratification of their addiction and will do anything to achieve it. This complex disease takes control over its victims both physically and mentally. The moment a […]

4 Myths about drug abuse

4 Myths about drug abuse

Addiction and drug abuse is a very complex behavioral pattern. People who are addicted to drugs suffer from very harsh stigmatization. In an effort to support people underneath the virtual microscope here are four myths about drug abuse that weigh down a person in recovery’s morale. 4 myths about drug addiction: 1. You can overcome […]

The stages of teenage addiction

The stages of teenage addiction

Pre-Stage This stage begins when a teen is “experimenting” with drugs. A teen may get overly curious with what drugs are and the effects they can cause. Early Stage After experimenting with drugs the teen begins to use drugs for their own pleasure. At this stage a teen can control their substance abuse and receives […]