Ecstacy Addiction

Are You Addicted to Ecstasy? Find Out If You Have a Problem. Ecstasy (MDMA) has that name for a reason—its high is like no other. When you’re on X, you can party all night without even noticing, totally on top of the world, taking in music and colors and lights and touch.  Even though you…

Getting Help for Ritalin Addiction

Will Ritalin help me get better grades? Many students abuse Ritalin for help in studying—some studies estimate that 50 to 60 percent of college juniors and seniors use Ritalin to help them focus during late-night study sessions. The US Air Force has even experimented with using Ritalin to help pilots stay awake during long missions.…

Learn the Signs of Cocaine Addiction

Learn the Signs of Cocaine Addiction Skiing Means Going Downhill. Are You Addicted to Cocaine? Learn the Signs Because cocaine is such a popular drug, it’s easy for cocaine users to think they’re using casually—even when they’re becoming more and more addicted every day.  It happens so slowly that it’s hard to notice.  But if…

Ecstasy and Your Health

Ecstacy & Rave/House Music Scene Ecstasy and Your Health: Need Help Getting Clean from Ecstasy Addiction? If you’re into the rave or electronica/house music scenes, it’s not hard to come across ecstasy.  Also known as X, and officially called MDMA, ecstasy is a stimulant drug that causes a “rush” followed by a euphoric serenity and…

The Slow Creep of Vicodin Addiction

The Slow Creep of Vicodin Addiction No one ever intends to become a drug addict. It’s not as simple as that: addiction creeps up on you slowly, when you don’t expect it.  Vicodin and other prescription painkillers are some of the sneakiest drugs out there.  You begin taking them for legitimate reasons: you’re in pain.…

OxyContin Abuse in Florida (FL)

OxyContin: Widely Abused Drugs. The Sunshine State’s Prescription Drug Problem, and How to Get Help If you’re addicted to prescription drugs, you’re not alone. Prescription drug abuse is one of the fastest-growing substance abuse problems in the United States. And OxyContin (the brand name of oxycodone), is one of the most widely abused drugs on…

Coffee and Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes: How Your Not-So-Soft Addictions Are Hurting You Coffee and cigarettes, TV and porn: what do they have in common?  They’re all addictive. There are different kinds of addictions. Physical addiction refers to substances that actually cause your body to become dependent on them.  Narcotic drugs fall into this category; so do legal…

Nicotine Addiction in the Workplace

Nicotine Addiction in the Workplace: Quit Smoking and Boost Your Career If you’re a smoker, you know that it’s gotten harder to smoke outside your home—especially at work. But did you know that your smoking habit can actually harm your career? It’s true.  In the United States, approximately 80% of the population lives in an…