Why Codependency and Addiction Go Hand In Hand

Why Codependency and Addiction Go Hand In Hand

Codependents and addicts go together hand-in-glove—they each fill a void in the other’s life. The addict “needs” the codependent, and the codependent “needs” the addict.

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Methadone Use?

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Methadone Use?

While methadone is considered a safer alternative to other narcotics, the drug still has a high risk for abuse and side effects. Individuals can abuse methadone by taking more frequent or higher doses than prescribed and can become addicted.

How Does LSD Affect The Brain and Body?

How Does LSD Affect The Brain and Body?

LSD is a powerful substance that can lead to some terrifying experiences. For those with mental health conditions or risk factors for psychosis, acid trips may lead to potentially distressing long-term psychological issues.

The Role Of Family During Addiction Recovery

The Role Of Family During Addiction Recovery

Fortunately, family members can take supportive roles and encourage recovery. Someone should play the role of the supportive but firm caregiver, encouraging the addicted family member to take positive action.

How Do Dissociative Drugs Work?

How Do Dissociative Drugs Work?

Dissociative drugs are a form of psychedelics that include Phencyclidine (PCP), ketamine and Dextromethorphan (DXM). Effects of these kinds of drugs include a feeling of detachment or dissociation from an individual’s body or environment.

Why Is Heroin So Addictive?

Why Is Heroin So Addictive?

Opioids bind to specific receptors in the brain, generally acting as a pain reliever, but can also make one feel relaxed and happy. Heroin packs a double punch, being both physically and psychologically addictive.

The Impact Of Substance Use Disorders on Families

The Impact Of Substance Use Disorders on Families

The thinking around the causes and treatments for addictions continues to evolve. Part of that shift takes in how the disease affects the family and loved ones of a person with substance use disorder (SUD).

How To Tell If Someone Is Using Cocaine?

How To Tell If Someone Is Using Cocaine?

Someone can become addicted to cocaine after only one use. Helping someone before they become addicted is essential, so it is important to know the signs of cocaine use.

Can Marijuana Withdrawal Cause Depression?

Can Marijuana Withdrawal Cause Depression?

The reality is marijuana is still a drug that can cause dependency and addiction. And anything that someone can become dependent on can also lead to withdrawal symptoms, one of which is depression.

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Recent evidence has suggested that as many as 30% of marijuana users have marijuana use disorder or dependence on the drug, which can develop into an addiction in some severe cases.

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