Traits of Addictive Personality

What are the Traits of an Addictive Personality?

Have you ever heard people say that they or someone they know has an “addictive personality”? Perhaps, you’ve thought this about yourself after staying up all night to shop online for the umpteenth time. Or maybe you’ve wondered if a loved one is stuck in another financial hardship because he or she has an addictive…

Alcohol Addiction vs Dependence

Alcohol Detox: Addiction vs. Dependence

There’s often a lot of confusion around the topic of addiction. Things can get especially difficult to understand when it comes to the “addiction vs. dependence” debate. Most of the time, people are a little unsure about the difference between the two. Some even wonder if there’s a difference at all. Maybe the confusion comes…

cocaine use during pregnancy

Cocaine Use During Pregnancy: 9 Different Ways Cocaine Affects Your Unborn Baby

Did you know that 21% of people who try cocaine will eventually become addicted to it? Similar to many other drug addictions, cocaine addiction doesn’t discriminate – and, unfortunately, this includes pregnant women. It is reported that 750,00 unborn children have been exposed to cocaine at some point in the last year. This means that 750,000 fetuses have…

is marijuana addictive

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Marijuana is a safe drug because it isn’t ever addictive, right? Wrong. This is a commonly held belief about marijuana, totally unsupported by research. As many as 30% of marijuana users have a marijuana use disorder. If you think someone you love might be addicted to marijuana, it’s important they seek help. To learn why the…