Adrenaline Junkies have Higher Addiction Rates!

Did you know that people who seek high-sensation experiences are more vulnerable to substance abuse? Why? It all has to do with a powerful neurochemical known as “adrenaline.”

Adrenaline Rush

We’re all familiar with adrenaline. It’s released whenever we feel strong emotions like excitement, danger or fear. An “adrenaline rush” occurs when our body senses danger and […]

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How Can You Tell if a Loved One is Abusing Pain Pills?

How does opioid addiction get started?

Pain pill addiction and accidental ODs in the U.S. are common, and in fact have reached epidemic levels. The crazy thing is how these addictions get started. The Mayo Clinic did a study on how many patients prescribed an opioid painkiller went on to get hooked on long-term prescriptions. The […]

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200 Years of Drug Use in America!

We often think of substance abuse and drug addiction as something that really got going in the 1960s and continued to the present day. But drug addiction has been around for a long, long time. Check out this cool study by recovery.org where they track the use of substance abuse and addiction related words across […]

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