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Posted on July 18, 2016 in Addiction

LGBT Youth Begin Abusing Prescription Drugs Earlier Than Others

LGBT status is an important factor when it comes to early initiation into prescription drug misuse and abuse, according to a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors. The results of the study suggest that LBGT youth who misuse or abuse prescription medications are more likely to do so earlier than non-LGBT youth who also misuse or abuse their drugs. The study also found that a childhood history of neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse or emotional abuse affected the average age at which LGBT youth began to misuse or abuse prescription medications.

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Online Dating Addiction

Posted on June 23, 2016 in Love Addiction

Are You Addicted to Online Dating?

Dating online can be a valid and even a fun way to meet your mate. If you have had bad luck meeting people the traditional way, like at bars or through friends, online dating represents a great opportunity to meet someone with similar interests and values. However, you can also fall into the trap of dating website addiction. Understand what this means so that you can recognize it in yourself and stop an unhealthy habit before it goes too far.

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