sad woman looking out window exhibits addictive behaviors

Common Addictive Behaviors

Spotting the signs of addiction is extremely difficult because not everyone exhibits every symptom. Many people’s addictions go unnoticed because they’re able to maintain what seems like a normal life. Remember, addiction is any sort of continuous action despite the negative consequences a person endures. This is why it’s important for you to be able…

Is Addiction a Disease?

Asking, “Is addiction a disease?” is an important first step in getting help for yourself or a loved one. There’s a serious lack of education about the disease of addiction and what it actually is. When you don’t know that addiction is a legitimate disease, you may think that people with addictions should simply be…

Young man wondering 'what are opioids?'

What are Opioids?

There is an opioid epidemic in the United States, and more and more families are asking, “What are opioids?” Opioids are a synthetic form of opiates, which are highly addictive narcotics that come from opium. Medical science turned to opioids for pain management because they found that the drug can block pain. The problem is…