Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person’s body works. You’ve probably heard that drugs are bad for you, but what does that mean and why are they bad? When people talk about a “drug problem,” they usually mean abusing legal drugs or using illegal drugs, such as marijuana, ecstasy, cocaine, LSD, crystal meth, and heroin. Read More..
Do you have a drinking problem? You may have a drinking problem if you regularly drink more than you intended to or need to drink in order to relax or feel better. It’s not always easy to see when your drinking has crossed the line from moderate or social use to problem drinking. But if you consume alcohol to cope with difficulties or to avoid feeling bad, you’re in potentially dangerous territory. Read More..
“Smoking is injurious to health” is a common quote found almost everywhere and known by everyone. But the question arises that how many people actually obey the quote and act accordingly. It is quoted that “A cigarette is a pipe with a fire at one end and a fool at the other”. Read More..
Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is now more commonly called problematic internet use (PIU) or compulsive internet use (CIU).Other overlapping terms includes internet overuse, problematic computer use or pathological computer use – and even iDisorder. Read More..
Prescription Drug Abuse
Is it possible that you or someone you love is addicted to prescription drugs? Most of us take prescription drugs only for the reason the doctor intended. Nevertheless, an estimated 48 million people (aged 12 and older), according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons in their lifetime. Read More..
Sexual addiction, also known as sex addiction or sexual dependence, is compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activity, despite negative consequences. In a clinical setting, sexual dependence may also refer to a conceptual model that is used to assess people who report being unable to control their sexual urges, behaviours, or thoughts. Read More..