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Article Reviewed by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

Addiction Drug Types

Alcohol Addiction Treatment for Struggling Alcoholics

Alcohol is Legal, but a Very Dangerous Substance

Alcohol is accepted all over the world and is welcome in most social activities. Many people fall into alcohol addiction, and it can happen to anyone no matter their socio-economic position, their race, gender, or family status. It can be difficult to admit that you have a problem with alcohol because of how common it is to drink it. If you recognize symptoms of alcohol dependency in yourself or a loved one, it is important to address it and get help

Meth Addiction

The Dangers of Meth Addiction

Meth is an extremely dangerous drug that causes serious detriments to a person's health. Even if it is used once, meth addiction can cause irreversible damage, and it is rare that someone would be able to use it only once because of its addictive qualities. Meth is a highly addictive drug that can be smoked, snorted, injected, or taken orally. Symptoms of use can include an increased alertness that borders on hyperactivity, less need for sleep, and unfocused eyes.

The Dangers of

coke addiction

What You Need to Know About Coke Addiction

Coke addiction is known as something that affects famous and rich people like celebrities and sports figures, but the fact of the matter is that it can happen to anyone. This highly illegal drug is the second most trafficked drug in the U.S., and its use is rampant. Short term, cocaine causes problems with getting rest, excessive hyperactivity, shaking and trembling, inability to relax, and anxiety. Long term, coke can lead to major heart issues and even death.

Coke Addiction and Combined

gambling addiction

Getting Help For Your Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction is a very serious problem that many people in the U.S. are facing. Like any addiction, it affects the person who is gambling and also all of their loved ones around them. Gambling addiction has to do with poor impulse control, and can be related to anything from excessively playing video games to spending was too much time at a casino. While spending time at the casino may seem worse, any time spent obsessively with something can be detrimental

benzo addiction

Why Are Benzo's So Dangerous?

Benzodiazepines, or Benzos, as they are commonly referred to, are a type of drug used to help with symptoms of disorders like anxiety and insomnia. Used properly, they can work wonderfully for people who suffer from their addictions. The downfall is that it is tremendously easy to get hooked, and Benzo addiction is a difficult thing to overcome. Benzos include drugs like Xanax and Klonopin which are sedatives. They work primarily by sedating a person's entire central nervous system, which is

flakka addiction

Flakka Addiction Can Be Extremely Harmful

Flakka is a very dangerous drug which is often associated with wild and violent behavior and aggression towards others, as widely reported about in the news. Flakka can also be known as bath salts and was widely used in southern states around 2011 and continues to be used today. Flakka addiction can escalate mental and physical health problems, and can even be deadly with first-time use. Hopefully, the Flakka drug craze has passed, but it is still being used and people

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