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Expert Guides about Substance Abuse, Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery

DrugAbuse.com aims to bring you the most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate information regarding substance abuse and addiction issues, as well as to examine the impact they have on individual health and wellbeing.

As part of this goal, we’re proud to offer these expert guides—written by professionals in various mental and biomedical health fields—to further examine the devastating influence that addiction has on both body and mind.

We hope that you find these articles interesting and informative, and ultimately helpful towards improving the life of someone suffering from addiction—be it yourself or someone close to you.

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The Deadly and Costly Consequences of DUIs

It’s often overlooked just how dangerous and costly drinking alcohol and driving can be. Not only can it result in serious injuries and even death,...

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Prescription Opioid Addiction: What is Causing the Epidemic?

The problem of prescription opioid abuse and addiction has become a major public health issue in the United States. This guide evaluates potential ...

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Drug and Alcohol Use with Diabetes

Maintaining good health takes effort from all of us, but can require even more attention from those with diabetes. This guide details some of the p...

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Effects of Drug and Alcohol Use on Weight Change

Over time, the problematic use of both drugs and alcohol may have a detrimental impact on an individual’s nutritional status—causing either unhealt...

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