Category: Substance Abuse

Warning Signs That Your Loved One Is Addicted To Alcohol

You have possibly heard of these terms like alcoholism, alcohol addiction, alcohol dependence, and alcohol abuse. Maybe you even know that one in eight American adults, or 12% of the U.S. population, is addicted to alcohol. But how can you tell if someone is a binge drinker or simply a social drinker who occasionally drinks […]

Read Full Article

Understanding the Role of Marijuana and LSD in Heavy Drug Addiction

According to many drug users interviewed in NJ detox centers, the slip into the world of illicit drugs began with marijuana. Marijuana has long been considered a gateway drug by every rehab in NJ because it is a drug that, of itself, does not produce fatal toxicity. However, as tolerance builds up to the THC […]

Read Full Article

Sedatives, A Lesser Known Prescription Addiction

Everyone in New Jersey these days knows that opioid prescription develops, more often than not, from a seemingly innocuous doctor’s prescription that has been given to someone for pain. That prescription often leads people to using heroin, or fentanyl which are strikingly deadly in nature and therefore monopolizing the drug related headlines these days and […]

Read Full Article

Meth, Not Just The Stuff of Stories

Methamphetamine is an extremely addictive drug targeting the nervous system. The intoxicant is a potent stimulant that comes from the amphetamine family. When someone who struggles with a chemical dependence on methamphetamine uses the drug, they experience an intense and brief high that lasts between five and thirty minutes long, after the peak high dissipates […]

Read Full Article