Other Addictions

Other Addictions

Addiction is not restricted to more common drugs like alcohol and marijuana — or even to drugs at all. These articles provide information on process addictions, food and caffeine addictions, and other recreational substances.

 

In 2006, over 200,000 people sought treatment for drug addiction in Georgia...
Ketamine, LSD, MDMA and other prescription drugs join forces with marijuana, cocaine, heroin and meth...
Delaware has the unfortunate status of being one of the major drug trafficking and distribution hubs...
In 2010 over 50,000 people went into drug treatment in Connecticut...
There were more deaths from prescription drug abuse in Colorado then from alcohol abuse...
In 2010 alone, almost 200,000 DUI arrests were made in the state of California...
The extent of alcohol and drug abuse in Arkansas is significant and has grown dramatically over the past...
In 2007, almost the same number of people died from a drug overdose as in car accidents in Arizona...
Over 35% of all cases that the Alaska State Police responded to in recent years had drugs or intoxicants...
The 2014 drug trends in Alabama continue to show an upward rise...
Indiana is a state in the Midwest that is known for a number of different things....
High demand for club drugs has vastly depleted the supply of Sassafras trees....
Deciding to quit smoking is one of the most beneficial things you will ever do to improve your healt...
Are they safe? We debunk a few common myths about the popular vaporizing devices....
A terrifying, flesh-eating drug has arrived from Russia — but what is it made of?...
The effects of LSD are poorly understood, especially in relation to the human psyche....
Don't be fooled: this inhalant is nothing like the appetizer of the same name....
With the discovery of LSD came revolutions that still resonate 50 years later....
Do you experience ringxiety? Ever had an irresistible urge to tweet?...
Inhalant abuse is most common among young children, from 7th to 9th grade, because of the ease of access...
Repeated studies have found that nicotine is more addictive than heroin and cocaine....
While not all caffeine 'users' are addicts, many experience some degree of dependence....
Tanning addiction, playfully termed ‘tanorexia’, is a disorder in which an individual compulsively...
Because Internet addiction is a relatively new concept, and in some cases not recognized as a true addiction...
The message is relayed constantly: "Get some exercise; stay healthy." But what about when exercise becomes...
Plastic surgery has become a staple in popular culture. From Hollywood stars to everyday citizens, it...
Food addicts eat to relieve stress, but in the routine hurt themselves physically and emotionally. This...
How can some people manage their money while others go thousands of dollars into debt?...
This article discusses gambling, shopping, video gaming, sex and eating addictions....
Described by manufacturers as "bath salts" or "plant food," these designer drugs are a particularly nasty...
Ecstasy is an illegal drug popularized in the late 1980s by club goers and ravers....
Psilocybin mushrooms, better known as magic mushrooms or shrooms, are fungi containing psilocybin (the...
Ketamine is a psychedelic drug that became popular in the '60s. While not physically addictive, this...