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.

 

One of the biggest drug concerns in the state of Colorado is the abuse of prescription medications....
Like much of the United States, Connecticut is experiencing an increase in the use of heroin because...
California is a state that a lot of people associate with fun in the sun and companionship....
Arkansas is likely not the first state that comes to your mind when you think about substance abuse....
The dry heat of Arizona is a favorite place of many people with respiratory illness, and there are a...
Alaska is known for being the frozen tundra – a place of excitement and wonder, a place where you can...
When people think of the south, they are likely thinking of open rural areas, and places where that the...
South Carolina is known for Myrtle Beach, beautiful sand dunes, and a unique countryside. But.....
Rhode Island, even though it’s a small state, has a lot of issues with drug use and abuse. Because...
Pennsylvania, the Keystone state: with large cities like Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg, along...
Oregon is one of the most beautiful states in the country, but it is also a state where a lot of drug...
Oklahoma is a quiet state that many people don’t think about when it comes to the world of drugs, but...
In 2010, the percentage of deaths related to drug overdoses surpassed the number of deaths by car accident...
A forensic review of the reported admissions to drug treatment centers and programs in North Dakota reveals...
The 2014 drug trends in North Carolina continue to show that one drug continues to dominate the illegal...
New York has seen an incredible jump in the percentage of person’s that are seeking treatment for alcohol...
New Mexico continues to have one of the highest rates of drug abuse among children 13 and younger than...
Drugs are an issue not just in the U.S., but around the world as well and addressing this huge issue...
Drug abuse changes over the years and it is important that specialists follow these trends so that they...
Drugs are a very, very serious issue among youth and not only and it is a problem that is spread throughout...
Drugs and the issues related to them are not just far away, in the movies or in the books we read....
Drugs kill hundreds of thousands of people every year – and just throughout USA....
The 2014 drug trends in Missouri are showing a steady rise in the percentage of use, arrests, incidents...
For decades Mississippi enjoyed being one of the 10 states with the lowest incidences of drug use and...
While Minnesota maintains a rate of admissions for drug addiction that is nearly half of the national...
In less than 20 years the number of people admitted for drug treatment in Michigan has tripled since...
In 2010 alone, almost 11,000 DUI arrests were made in the state of Massachusetts....
Maryland is an interesting state to consider on the subject of illegal drug use....
There are many illegal drugs that are used and sold in Maine....
There is an increasing danger in the use of illegal drugs in the state of Louisiana....
There are a few different drugs of concern in the state of Kentucky....
The drug that is of the most concern in Kansas is a drug called Methamphetamine, otherwise known as ...
Many people don’t think about Indiana as a place where drug abuse is common, but the truth is, it’s...
In recent years, Iowa has started to see an increase in the number of drug and alcohol abuse cases...
One state that has been in the limelight with substance use and abuse is Illinois...
Idaho is a state that has a number of drug issues that need to be addressed in order for us to move forward...
Even Hawaii, the tropical state that many only dream of visiting at some point in their life, has issues...
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...