Drunk man sleeps at the bar counter, alcohol addiction. Male person in pub, alcoholism

The 4 Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction, a severe dependence to a substance, currently affects millions of people in the US. People can be addicted to a variety of drugs, from alcohol and nicotine to opioids and downers or stimulants. Casual substance use can quickly transform into an addiction. Addicts are typically unable to stop using, always have cravings for the…

an angry drunk yelling at a bar

How to Stop Being an Angry Drunk

Alcohol abuse and dependency impact millions of Americans annually. Alcohol is prone to addiction because of the euphoric effects it causes when you become intoxicated. It can make you physically and psychologically dependent, causing painful and serious withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism increase your risk of engaging in dangerous behaviors,…

Handsome college student studying in park

Opioid Addiction in College Students

Painkiller use on college campuses has been a rising concern over the past few years. But why are students such a susceptible group to opioid abuse? Opioid addictions can develop in students for a variety of reasons. The individual somehow gains access to a painkiller such as Vicodin, Percocet, or Oxycontin and develops a tolerance…

Autumn bright girl secret on green background

7 Signs of Sex Addiction

While it’s perfectly healthy for people to enjoy having sex often, a compulsion for constant sexual contact could be considered an addiction. When sex addiction develops, it can have a negative impact on someone’s relationships, physical & mental health, routines, life quality, safety, and more. Since having sex is perfectly normal and it’s considered beneficial…

Portrait of young woman with beautiful hairstyle looking at camera while resting on sofa and drinking coffee

Is Caffeine a Drug?

Caffeine is often a daily part of people’s routines. Some joke that their day cannot even start without their morning cup of coffee! Coffee and caffeine are staples in many office environments. After all, coffee shops can be found on many street corners in America. Is it possible that this thing we rely on could…

Alcoholic sitting at the bar counter with two bottles of alcohol beverage in hands. Male person in pub, alcoholism, drunkenness

Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Often times, people associate alcohol in party or social settings. This might lead people to assume that alcohol has a positive effect on the brain. However, alcohol actually is a depressant. Alcohol and the Brain Alcohol is classified as a depressant because of the way its chemicals interact with the brain. The way alcohol affects…