Tag Archives: drug addiction

Binge Drinking- A Serious Warning Comes Attached

Remember the last time you were at a party with your friends/office colleagues, and you had one tequila shot with everyone? And the additional 2 glasses of whiskey because others insisted after you had already downed three of them? What they just managed to get you to do, and what you ended up doing, is […]


How to choose an appropriate de-addiction center?

Having to select a de-addiction or rehabilitation center is one of the more puzzling decisions that one would have to make. This is because unlike for other decisions where one can rely on the experiences of near and dear ones, very few people would be able to narrate their experience of going through rehab. Nevertheless, […]


Can You Get Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Back in 2012, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated that in the US, around 16.7 million people of 12+ years of age had abused prescription drugs, with around 2.1 million of them showing signs of drug abuse disorders. Clearly, the statistics demonstrate how widespread the problem of prescription drug abuse can get. […]


Gambling addiction – Don’t Gamble Your Life Away

Wherever it is legal, a lot of people might have engaged in recreational gambling with some spare change, just to try their luck. Gambling may also be indulged upon once upon a time, especially during festivals. However, this temporary indulgence, for some people, becomes an obsession, and they may go to extreme lengths to try […]


Relapse- How To Counter It

One of the more disheartening feelings would be to be helpless in preventing a relapse of addiction after having successfully undergone therapy to overcome it. This is because although the habit is broken, the temptation and the craving to experience the feeling of being high might not have completely vanished. And it takes a moment […]


5 Signs of Hidden Drug or Alcohol Use

As per the World Drug Report 2017, as many as 29.5 million people globally suffer from drug abuse-related disorders. Alcohol and drug use have led several people to a point of total ruin, even as they find it impossible to prevent sliding down the slippery slope once they get addicted to it. And in such […]



Drug Addiction—Enslaved to a Substance

Substance addiction in literal sense is its dependency to an extent that it starts controlling you. Which means, you lose control over your choices of not taking the substance. It also means being controlled by the people who provide you with such drugs. Your behavior becomes focused on seeking money to get drugs. In simple […]


What Do You Do When Cravings Hit?

Whether it’s drugs, alcohol or smoking addiction you are recovering from, cravings can hit you anytime. Doesn’t matter if you have quite a week before or not used it for a long time. Cravings or urges are a common part of the addiction recovery and are quite intense during the withdrawal phase. For successful and complete […]


Drug Rehab for Young Adult

The phase of young adulthood is when maturing adolescents are expected to emerge as responsible adults who are capable to take responsibility. They are at a time of their life when career, relationships and exploring themselves are the main things that revolve around their life. However, there are many young adults who find it difficult […]