a man wonders how meth addiction can develop

How Meth Addictions Can Develop

Any illegal use of methamphetamines qualifies as abuse. Commonly called meth, it is a hazardous and addictive drug. Interestingly, meth addiction can develop from the first time someone starts using the drug. Meth produces a rush of dopamine that gives the user a euphoric feeling. If you or a loved one is struggling with a…

Woman With Low Self-Esteem and Substance Use

Low Self-Esteem and Substance Use Disorders

Do you struggle with self-esteem? Not everyone is born with confidence in themselves. The environment and circumstances of your life may have contributed to low self-esteem where you may not think highly of yourself or have enough respect for who you are and what you’re capable of achieving. Yet, when a person displays signs of…

man looking through window wondering about Signs of Opioid Addiction

Signs of Opioid Addiction

Many people think that addiction happens due to someone being careless with the consumption of substances that are known to have a risk of addiction, as though it is basic irresponsibility. Unfortunately, some circumstances can throw a typically-sober person into an addiction, such as surgery forcing a person to take pain pills for a non-recreational…