top myths about prescription pill abuse

Top Myths About Prescription Pill Abuse

Loading… Facts About Prescription Drug Use It can be easy to believe that prescription drugs are safe because they come from a doctor. However, many individuals who receive a prescription for pain relievers, opioids, stimulants, or sedatives find that they may develop a dependence on the medication. It’s also common for young children or teens…

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Why Do People Relapse?

Substance abuse is a chronic disease. Those who struggle with substance abuse, whether to drugs, alcohol, or certain behaviors, find that managing addiction and maintaining sobriety requires a long-term commitment. While treatment can be incredibly effective, 40-60% of people still experience relapses. Why do these people relapse — even with the healthy coping skills and…

Teen girl struggling with eating disorders vs disordered eating

Eating Disorders vs. Disordered Eating

Eating disorders are not always easy to identify. For many people, someone struggling with an eating disorder looks like a very thin teenage girl. However, eating disorders affect people of all genders, weights, ages, and backgrounds. An element that complicates the issue even more is the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders. While many…