Recognizing Early Addiction Signs in Teens

  Teenage drug abuse is becoming a significant problem in America, making it important to know the warning signs. Because an adolescent brain is still developing, there is a higher risk of a teenager becoming addicted to substance than there is for an adult. There is also a very real chance of creating significant problems […]

Happy Mental Health Tips this Valentine’s Day

  When a person is struggling with mental health issues, holidays like Valentine’s Day can trigger their condition to deepen. This is hardly surprising when you consider the level of media attention cast on the day which serves to “guilt” people into making romantic gestures to their partners. People who are alone or experiencing relationship […]

Are Pain Pills a Gateway to Addiction?

Prescription pain pills are meant to be taken short term for pain relief, usually from the effects of surgical procedures and dental treatment. Over a longer period, due to a chemical adjustment in the brain, you have to take the drug in greater quantity to achieve the same pain relieving effect. The drugs work quickly […]