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Could I possibly be addicted to marijuana?

AustinA August 3, 2017 232 No Comments

am i addicted to marijuana

Marijuana–an herb plant that goes by many names: weed, mary jane, pot, ganja, dope, cannabis, the list goes on–has been a controversial topic of debate for decades. Supporters and opponents for and against the state-level legalization of marijuana have made numerous conflicting claims. Advocates believe l

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Addiction – A Disease or a Choice?

AustinA August 3, 2017 190 No Comments

is addiction a disease or a choice

What is Addiction? Every year in America, over 90,000 Americans die from illicit and prescription drugs as well as alcohol, and it costs America more than $700 billion a year. Addiction has been the focus of a lot of research but also a lot of controversies because of its high consequences. According to the National I

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Am I Addicted to Sex?!

AustinA August 3, 2017 1028 No Comments

am i addicted to sex

What is Sex Addiction? It is estimated that the prevalence of sexual addiction-related disorders occurs between 3% to 16.8% of the population. In the general adult population, it is estimated that 3%-6% suffer from sexual addiction with higher rates among specific niches of the population such as sexual offenders, HIV

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11 Most Common Addictions That You May Not Realize!

Don Tran July 31, 2017 281 No Comments

Most common addictions

The Most Common Addictions You Didn’t Realize Were Addictions When speaking about addiction, drugs and alcohol usually accompanies the discussion. But, are drugs and alcohol the only substances that can be addicting? Are there other substances not categorized as drugs and alcohol that can be addicting? Also, can cert

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The reality of prescription drug abuse in teens

Don Tran July 31, 2017 168 No Comments

prescription drug abuse in teens

The reality of prescription drug abuse in teens Prescription (Rx) drug abuse has become one of the leading drug problems in the nation, especially among teens. In fact, Rx drugs are the most commonly abused substances by teens 14 and older, after marijuana and alcohol. Although prescription drugs are made to provide

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