Alcohol use disorders and binge drinking are insidious enemies. Considered the most common type of drinking pattern in the United States at this time, binge drinking is difficult to stop due to its episodic nature. Fighting alcohol addiction alone can be a daunting task, so learning how to stop binge drinking on your own can be…Details
Busy adults are quite familiar with the effects of sleep deprivation, but did you know that sleep deprivation in teenagers is a serious problem? While it may seem like teenagers tend to sleep more than any other age group, today’s teens are actually plagued by a lack of quality rest.
Adolescence is frequently a time of drug and alcohol experimentation in America. For this and other reasons, it also represents a crucial time for preventing drug and alcohol use. If you have children, you may wonder if the ways to prevent drug abuse among teenagers differ from the ways to prevent drug abuse among adults.…Details
Have you ever wondered what meth does to you physically? While there are many harmful physical effects of using meth, one of the most well known is “meth mouth.”
Binge drinking is a pattern of drinking in which you consume a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time. For most people, this means consuming four or five drinks in a couple of hours. Although binge drinking doesn’t always lead to dependence, it can still lead to problems.
A substantial number of people who go into drug treatment will relapse back into active substance use at least once before they establish lasting sobriety. And s drug abuse relapse does not generally appear out of the blue. In fact, several emotional and psychological warning signs typically appear before actual substance intake begins again.
Public health specialists, doctors and experts divide addictive substances into two broad categories: drugs (including prescription medications) and alcohol. The core signs of addiction to all of these substances are essentially the same and define the presence of a diagnosable condition called substance use disorder. The primary difference in any case of this disorder depends…Details
The most recent drug abuse statistics in San Antonio reveal some changes in patterns of usage, as drugs illegally imported from Mexico have transformed local markets. This has led to increases in drug consumption overall, and three drugs in particular have seen use levels spike in the San Antonio area: marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin.
Over half of the alcohol consumed in the U.S. is done so as part of a binge drinking session, and about one in six adults binge drinks regularly. Regular binge drinking could be a sign of a problem, so finding binge drinking treatment to help you regain control is crucial. However, you may not realize…Details
Social media addiction research has gained increased attention across the world as mental health experts and everyday social media users come to understand that life online can lead to harm, as well as enjoyment. Some of the research in this field focuses on the potential link between frequent use of various online platforms and the…Details