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How Long Does Cannabis Stay in your System?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 18, 2021

How Long Does Cannabis Stay in your System? Cannabis is an addictive drug, usually smoked in order to achieve a ‘high’ which makes an individual feel a variety of both positive and negative effects. The effects of cannabis can vary, but the substance usually distorts an individual’s perception of the world, either making them especially […]

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5 tips for Families Coping with Addiction

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 16, 2021

5 tips for Families Coping with Addiction Addiction within a family is a disease that affects the whole family. From parents to siblings, grandparents and cousins. Seeing someone you love suffer from an addiction can be painful and heartbreaking. It has significant and life-changing effects on both the person suffering from the addiction and their […]

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 13, 2021

What are the signs and symptoms of heroin addiction? Heroin is a member of the opiate family and is one of the most highly addictive drugs available. Heroin users usually either smoke or inject it, however it can also be snorted. It is known to cause a number of intensely pleasurable effects such as an […]

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What Makes Cocaine Addictive?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 9, 2021

What Makes Cocaine Addictive? As a powerfully addictive stimulant drug, cocaine can cause a physical and psychological dependency after just a handful of uses. This is due to a number of factors including increased tolerance levels, physical changes in the brain and the combination of cocaine with other addictive substances including alcohol and ecstasy. This […]

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What To Say And Do When Living With A Functioning Alcoholic

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 9, 2021

What To Say And Do When Living With A Functioning Alcoholic You may have seen the typical stereotype of an alcoholic portrayed in the media and popular culture – dishevelled, scruffy and incapable of leading a normal life. Their addiction is physically apparent for all to see, and they have no way of hiding this […]

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Why are More Older Women Turning to Alcohol?

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 8, 2021

Why are more older women turning to alcohol? A recent study has found that alcohol use among older women has increased rapidly in recent years, bridging the gap between male drinkers and female drinkers (1). With alcohol misuse most commonly being an issue with a younger generation, many older people who have developed a dependency […]

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Genetics of Alcoholism

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 5, 2021

Genetics of Alcoholism DNA controls a lot about how each individual grows and develops. It can play a massive role in the development of health conditions, and there has been great scientific interest in how much of influence genetics have in alcohol use disorder. Affecting millions of people around the world, alcoholism involves an individual’s […]

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The Short and Long-Term Effects of Cocaine on the Body

by Ray Sadoun ǀ June 3, 2021

The Short and Long-Term Effects of Cocaine on the Body The use of cocaine can cause a number of physical and mental health problems, whether you are a heavy and frequent user or merely dabble with this substance on a social basis. Insomnia, brain damage and heart problems are just a handful of the detrimental […]

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Five Main Symptoms of Co-dependence

by Ray Sadoun ǀ May 31, 2021

Five Main Symptoms of Co-dependence Co-dependency is defined as an excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner or other person. It can often be triggered by past emotional trauma such as an abusive childhood, domestic violence, sexual abuse, grief, extreme bullying, traumatic loss, abandonment, or other major life disruptions. The traumatic life experiences can […]

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