The Path from Prescription Drugs to Addiction

Opioid addiction is sweeping the western world in record numbers thanks to the easy availability of prescription painkillers. These painkiller addictions are gateways to street drugs like heroin, which is far more dangerous.

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Affluence May Be a Barrier to Recovery

There are many challenges to overcome in active recovery from addiction but affluence may be a barrier to recovery, as its affects are quite unique to a small population and often difficult to properly identify.

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The Deception of Substance Use

Substance abuse and active addiction can be difficult to overcome when the user is in denial or otherwise rationalising his or her behavior. Moving past the deception of substance use is the first step in getting clean.

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Should I Quit Smoking Cigarettes in Rehab?

Many people going through addiction recovery make the mistake of assuming that some drugs, like cigarettes, are harmless compared harder substances but addiction is addiction. Should you quit smoking cigarettes in rehab?

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Is MDMA Addictive?

MDMA is the primary ingredient in the street drug ecstasy which is popular in clubs and rave culture, but based on its feel good, party-oriented properties, many are left to wonder is MDMA addictive?

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Acknowledging a Loved One’s Addiction

Addiction is a family disease because it affects everyone in the family, not just the user. Acknowledging a loved one’s addiction is the first step to getting help and moving toward recovery.

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