Call American Addiction Centers for help today.

(888) 744-0069

acne from drug use

The following articles on DrugAbuse.com are brought to you by American Addiction Centers (AAC) who are the largest substance abuse treatment provider in the US with facilities coast to coast. We have helped thousands get sober and lead a life free from addiction.

Call us to discuss how we can help you or your loved one find recovery

(888) 744-0069
Helpline Information
  • The Effects of Steroid Use

    Are Steroids Harmful? Some steroids can be incredibly harmful to those who take them. Conversely, some types are used to help people with inflammatory conditions like chronic bronchitis, but those are categorized as corticosteroids . They are not ...

    ... unwanted short-term effects, which include: Acne. Mood swings. Fatigue. Restlessness/ agitation ... -borne diseases from injection use. Dependence Steroid use may lead to dependency . Dependency on the drug is illustrated ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Steroid Addict

    Help for Steroids Addicts People who are addicted to steroids may need professional help to stop taking the drug. While the dependency that develops may be different from other, more commonly abused substances, anabolic steroids can indeed be ...

    ... might notice a strange odor from use of steroid creams. Sudden breakouts of acne can also indicate steroid abuse. ... be able to minimize your time on a potentially dangerous drug . Call 1-888-744-0069 Who Answers? and our ... continue reading
  • Steroid Abuse

    Overview of Steroid Abuse Steroids are lifesavers in many situations. For example, corticosteroids open up the lungs to allow for increased breathing during asthma attacks. However, there are steroids that can be incredibly damaging to one's health ...

    ... in the trash or in their bag. Acne is one of the major signs of use. Skin that once looked clear that suddenly ... is a good way to help your loved one get support from a group of people who have been there. In addition, ... continue reading
  • We help thousands of people change their lives with treatment programs across the nation.
    American Addictions centers help information logoHelpline Information
  • The Effects of Dexedrine Use

    Understanding Dexedrine Dexedrine is a brand name for the prescription drug dextroamphetamine and is used to treat pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy in both children and adults. By increasing neural signaling ...

    ... Services Administration. (2015). Behavioral Health Trends in the United States: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health . Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2001). Treatment ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Adderall Use

    Is Adderall Harmful? Adderall is a form of amphetamine prescribed for the treatment of: 1 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. It is available in 2 forms : immediate release and extended release. 1 Both forms are suitable for ...

    ... breathing passages. 3 As a result of this, the use of the drug can cause feelings of energy and invigoration, similar to ... in the UK, physicians are advised to refrain from prescribing to children under 5 years old in any ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Dextroamphetamine Use

    Dextroamphetamine is a prescription stimulant used in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Dextroamphetamine is commonly found under the brand names Dexedrine and ProCentra and a more recently approved ...

    ... addiction. According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug use and Health, an estimated 1.6 million ... shows that emergency room visits involving prescription stimulants increased from about 13,000 to more than 31,000 between ... continue reading
  • Stimulant Drug Abuse

    Stimulants, both illicit and prescription, are known to increase energy and alertness. Prescription stimulants can offer therapeutic benefits when used as prescribed. However, both prescription and illicit stimulants have a high propensity for ...

    ... over again, the circuit eventually gets used to the presence of the drug and without it, a person can ... or work. Skipping days at school or work. Isolating from friends or family. Legal problems due to possession, ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Amphetamine Use

    While amphetamines have clinical use, their potential for abuse and dependency is high. Legitimate use may turn into addiction. Amphetamines such as Adderall , and non-amphetamine stimulants such as Ritalin are gaining in popularity as recreational ...

    ... between the ages of 18 and 28 get their ADHD medications from their friends. Another 20.4% get their hands on them ... to determine a specific duration or amount of drug use that would develop into addiction. What is clear ... continue reading
  • History and Statistics of “Study Drugs”

    What are “Study Drugs?” The colloquial term “study drugs” typically refers to prescription stimulant medications (such as Ritalin and Concerta) that are used to enhance aspects of a user's mental functioning, such as: Memory. Concentration. ...

    ... following: According to the Monitoring the Future Survey of adolescent drug abuse, the use of study drugs, including Adderall and Ritalin, among 12 th graders declined from 2003 to 2009, but has since begun to rise again ... continue reading
  • Trazodone Use in Substance Abuse Treatment

    Each individual in recovery is likely to have had a somewhat unique substance abuse program experience. There are a number of therapeutic variables, including treatment center setting and program duration. However, many commonly encountered ...

    ... safety of the drug for sleep disturbance, they cannot recommend with confidence its use for this purpose ... found that, among people who were recovering from alcohol use disorder, trazodone did help improve their sleep. ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Concerta Use

    Concerta is the trade name of a central nervous system stimulant known as methylphenidate . It is prescribed mainly for the treatment of: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. As a stimulant, ...

    ... is classified as a Schedule II drug with potential for abuse. Using it without the consent and direction of ... s body chemistry. Typically, stimulant withdrawal can last from one to two weeks. Withdrawal symptoms can be ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Ritalin Use

    Is Ritalin Bad For You? Ritalin (generic name: methylphenidate) is a stimulant prescribed to reduce the effects of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is also sometimes prescribed for the ...

    ... narcolepsy. Street Names While Ritalin is widely prescribed for use, it is also widely abused , especially among younger ... Compulsion to seek drugs, such as by seeing multiple doctors. Withdrawal from family and friends ... continue reading
  • Effects of Stimulant Drugs

    Are Stimulants Harmful? Any amount of stimulant abuse can cause damage to the user. Stimulants are a class of substances that increase certain types of cell signaling and amplify various physiologic processes throughout the brain and body. In ...

    ... of stimulant abuse can cause damage to the user . From 2005 to 2011, the number of emergency department visits ... of their time seeking out and using the drug. They continue to seek the drug despite adverse effects on their ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Dextroamphetamine Addict

    How to Approach an Addict If someone in your life is struggling with an addiction to dextroamphetamine, you may be experiencing a lot of emotions, such as fear, concern, anger, and frustration. You may be willing to try anything to get them into ...

    ... the associated withdrawal, the process of expelling a stimulant from the body can be unpleasant enough to trigger relapse ... the drug's absence. Investing a lot of time in getting and using the drug. Using dextroamphetamine ... continue reading
  • How to Treat Stimulant Addiction

    The stimulants are a broad class of substances that affect the nervous system in a way that leads to increased activity across a number of mental and physical processes—serving, in varying degrees, to boost energy and attention but also capable of ...

    ... plan and make sure you understand how someone suffering from a stimulant addiction may react to your attempts to ... loved one, you can encourage them to see more than drug use in their future. Stay consistent . Decide on a ... continue reading
  • Snorting Adderall

    What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant used and abused for its ability to increase energy and mental focus, as well as for its potential to elicit pleasurable feelings at high enough doses 1 . It is prescribed for the treatment of ...

    ... Americans reported misusing Adderall in the past year, either by using it without a prescription or in ways other than prescribed 8 ... The goal of detox is to safely eliminate drugs from the body and reduce the dangers and ... continue reading
  • How to Help an Adderall Addict

    Help for Adderall Addicts Adderall is the brand name for a drug that contains two active ingredients: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine . These ingredients work to stimulate and speed up the body. Doctors use this drug in the treatment of ...

    ... and speed up the body. Doctors use this drug in the treatment of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity ... Are the Signs of Addiction? The signs of addiction vary from person to person. If you notice any of the following ... continue reading
  • Dextroamphetamine Abuse

    Dextroamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant prescribed for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. This substance is also known by specific brand names such as Dexedrine, ProCentra or Zenzedi. The ...

    ... Services Administration (SAMHSA). The 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that an estimated 1.6 million Americans ... numbers of high school seniors than in previous years, from 69% in 2009 to 55.1% in 2014. ... continue reading
  • Snorting Ritalin

    Ritalin is sold as both an immediate-release and extended-release medication 2 . Extended-release Ritalin is designed to gradually release methylphenidate into the bloodstream throughout the day, rather than all at once. Ritalin is classified as a ...

    ... programs may vary in their specific approaches, they all aim to help those in recovery from addiction eliminate their drug use and develop healthier coping skills. Seeking treatment can reduce the risk of relapse and ... continue reading
  • Adderall Abuse

    What Is Adderall? Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that is used primarily to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) . It has benefits with sleep disorders and reported, off-label utility ...

    ... than prescribed. Taking someone else's medication. Purchasing the drug from an illicit source for recreational use. Signs and Symptoms Even medically approved use of Adderall can cause side effects ; abusing the ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Desoxyn Addict

    You may be surprised to learn that Desoxyn is actually methamphetamine. It is the only remaining marketed pharmaceutical containing methamphetamine 1 . Stimulant abuse is a major problem in the U.S. More than 1.6 million people in the U.S. admitted ...

    ... positively approach a loved one if you do so from an educated standpoint. You can explore information related to ... shame, fear, anger, and denial associated with their drug use. During your communication 6 : Stay calm and ... continue reading
  • Dexedrine Abuse

    Dexedrine is the brand name for an extended-release formulation of dextroamphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Dextroamphetamine is also one of the active ...

    ... parties. 1 NIDA states that since drug use early in life is a major risk factor for addiction later on, the best way to curb this risk is to prevent young people from experimenting with drugs at all. 6 Adolescence is a ... continue reading
  • Adderall Withdrawal

    Adderall, a branded formulation of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine , is a stimulant that doctors prescribe for the management of: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. As a prescription stimulant, Adderall can be used to ...

    ... the negative consequences that inevitably accompany drug use instead of just the good feelings that come from getting high. Self-talk. Use positive self-talk to counter automatic, pro-drug thoughts that often come with ... continue reading
  • Side Effects of Vyvanse

    Vyvanse is a brand name for the medication lisdexamfetamine that is prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and binge-eating disorders 1,2 . Vyvanse belongs to a class of medicines known as central nervous system (CNS) ...

    ... doses to achieve the same high. Withdrawal symptoms appear with cessation of use. If you or someone you know suffers from an addiction to Vyvanse or any other drug, call our helpline at 1-888-744-0069 Who Answers? to ... continue reading
  • Vyvanse Overdose

    Vyvanse is a medication prescribed to manage ADHD and the compulsive behaviors associated with binge eating disorders 1 . However, as with any medication, taking too much Vyvanse can have serious side effects. Furthermore, people have become ...

    ... older, the number of emergency-room visits nearly quadrupled from 2005 to 2010 2 . No matter how you cut ... began to return to its pre-use levels. So when the person resumes using the drug at the same amount they did when ... continue reading
  • Why Are Amphetamines So Addictive?

    Amphetamines are a class of synthetic drugs that similarly stimulate the central nervous system (CNS). They are prescribed for legitimate use in the management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy and, rarely, in cases of ...

    ... /interpersonal problems. Craving amphetamines when not using them. Developing a tolerance to the drug. Experiencing withdrawal symptoms when not using (see below). Withdrawal from Amphetamine To think of it simply, when ... continue reading
  • Adderall Overdose

    Adderall - the pharmaceutical combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine - is a prescription stimulant medication primarily used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults 1 . When taken as prescribed, ...

    ... adults between the ages of 18 and 25 using amphetamine drugs like Adderall or methamphetamine 8 . Being aware of ... . Seizures. Loss of consciousness. Symptoms may vary from person to person. If you notice any combination ... continue reading
  • Concerta Abuse

    [quizBuddy quiz=”Concerta Abuse” question=”1″] What Is Concerta? When taken in high doses, Concerta can produce physical and mental effects similar to street drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. Concerta is the brand name for an ...

    ... of methamphetamine or cocaine when it is not being used as prescribed. Some of the effects of Concerta ... increased from 13,379 in 2005 to 31,244 in 2010. A study spanning three states conducted by the Drug Enforcement ... continue reading
  • Vyvanse Abuse

    Vyvanse, also known in its generic form as lisdexamfetamine, is a medication used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also approved it for treatment ...

    ... and abuse of Vyvanse and other prescription drugs occurs when these drugs are used in a way other than indicated by ... Find Treatment If you or someone you love suffers from problematic Vyvanse abuse, call 1-888-744-0069 Who ... continue reading
  • Ritalin Abuse

    Ritalin addiction can throw your life off course but recovery can get you back on track. Ritalin is the trade name for methylphenidate, a stimulant of the central nervous system used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit ...

    ... cocaine addicts . Taken intravenously, effects of the drug have a significant spike, which can lead quickly ... visits to emergency rooms due to complications from ADHD stimulant use shot up from 13,379 in 2005 to 31,244 ... continue reading
  • Effects of Desoxyn Abuse

    Desoxyn is a prescription drug that is indicated to treat two conditions 1,2 : Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children 6 and older. Exogenous obesity (obesity due to overeating) in individuals 12 years old or older (on a ...

    ... short term, someone using Desoxyn will experience a range of seemingly positive effects from the substance that include ... mental health, how long they've been taking the drug, and how much they've been taking. Symptoms of ... continue reading
  • Amphetamine Addiction

    Amphetamines are prescription medications or illegal substances that are also known as stimulants, as they speed up your metabolism and increase your alertness. When legally prescribed, they are typically used to treat attention-deficit ...

    ... overdose can be a serious risk, but you can also suffer from an overdose after your first use. This can be especially risky if you use a drug that is laced with fentanyl, a dangerous and potentially deadly synthetic ... continue reading
  • How to Get Help for Dexedrine Abuse

    How to Approach an Addict If you're worried about someone you love using Dexedrine, watch out for use of dextroamphetamine as other brand formulations like Adderall , ProCentra, and Zenzedi. If someone close to you is struggling with an addiction to ...

    ... groups) can be a good way for you to get support from people who understand and can help you care for yourself as you ... questions you can ask yourself to evaluate your use of the drug. You may be addicted to Dexedrine if…. ... continue reading
  • Desoxyn Abuse

    What Is Desoxyn? Desoxyn is a prescription stimulant medication that contains methamphetamine hydrochloride . It is available in 5 mg tablets that are intended for oral use 1,2 . It is prescribed for the treatment of 1 : ...

    ... even if there is an active prescription for it. Use of Desoxyn and other stimulant medications is not only an ... . Teens that abuse the drug may overuse their prescription or obtain the drug from a family member or friend ... continue reading
  • Snorting Vyvanse

    Vyvanse is the brand name of a medication prescribed to treat attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binge eating disorder (BED) 1 . This substance is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that interacts with several ...

    ... the powder 2,4 . While snorting many drugs—such as Adderall (another stimulant) and painkillers like ... About 11,600 of these people sought ER treatment from use of stimulants only while the others required treatment for ... continue reading
  • CVS Digs Deep into the Trend of Stimulant Abuse

    Although drugs like heroin and cocaine tend to grab flashier and more dramatic headlines in the media, arguably the biggest substance issue among young adults and college students is prescription medication. In fact, prescription stimulants are ...

    ... heard the stories…you know, the ones that say using these drugs can help students study round-the-clock and soak ... and Mary colleges have forbidden school clinicians from prescribing stimulants , instead choosing to refer ... continue reading
  • Steroid Overdose

    In general, there are two kinds of steroid drugs: Corticosteroids, which are used for medical issues. Anabolic steroids , which may also have indications for medical use, but are often misused to improve strength, appearance, and athletic ...

    ... this damaging substance and may address any mental health issues that may be contributing to use of these drugs, such as body dysmorphic disorder . A structured treatment program can also help you deal with withdrawal ... continue reading
  • Stimulant Withdrawal

    Stimulants are substances that increase the activity of several neurotransmitter systems throughout the brain, and are capable of creating a state of heightened energy and alertness. Additionally, many of the stimulant drugs elevate physiological ...

    ... the body through abstinence. Stimulants clear from the body relatively quickly, generally within a couple days, depending on the dose and frequency of use. As the drug leaves the body, withdrawal symptoms may set in. The ... continue reading
  • How to Help an Amphetamine Addict

    Amphetamine addiction is a serious issue. Stimulants have the potential to adversely affect the personality and behavior of the individuals abusing these drugs. Amphetamine addiction is a serious issue; stimulants have the potential to adversely ...

    ... of the brain, an area related to cognition. Drugs such as amphetamines can 'remodel' the structure of ... the illegal or non-prescription use of amphetamines are limited. However, data from the National Poison Data System ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Concerta Addict

    When you love someone with an addiction, it can be hard to understand why he or she can't just stop using overnight. Addiction can take over an individual's life and produce an all-consuming desire to continue use despite wanting or needing to stop. ...

    ... a frequency higher than intended. Mix it with other drugs. Take it via alternate methods such as by crushing ... on their own, are able to cut back from their excessive use with less-intensive treatment, such as one would ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Ritalin Addict

    Help for Ritalin Addicts Ritalin (generic name: methylphenidate) is a highly addictive prescription stimulant medication used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a widely prescribed medication, making its abuse a common ...

    ... of the body of the body from the drug. Withdrawal from stimulants like Ritalin can be very ... of treatment options that can help you break free from a substance use disorder and finally feel like yourself again. Reach ... continue reading
  • Wellbutrin Abuse

    Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Aplenzin, Zyban) is a drug that is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression, seasonal affective disorder, and to help people stop smoking 1 . Doctors also frequently prescribe bupropion to ...

    ... bupropion abusers may also engage in unusual behaviors connected with obtaining the drug or hiding use from others. These may include requesting Wellbutrin specifically from a physician despite never being prescribed the ... continue reading
  • Related results

  • Dangers of IV Drug Use: What You Need to Know About Track Marks

    Certain drugs can be injected into the muscle, under the skin, or directly into a vein. The later is the most popular method, as the intense effects of the drug occurs very quickly. Those that use this method will begin to show marks on their body ...

    ... lesions, and bruising. Effects of IV Drug Use A common effect of intravenous drug use is the appearance of collapsed veins. ... blood-borne viruses can also be contracted from using unsterile needles. The two most commonly ... continue reading
  • Neighborhood Watch: Drug Sales Drive Drug Use

    Community prevention organizations have known for many years that one of the best predictors of drug use is what's known as “perception of risk.” In general, the higher the perceived risk for a particular drug, the fewer teens and young adults ...

    ... them to the perceived frequency of drug use and drug sales. Community Influence New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR) used renowned data from the University of Michigan's annual Monitoring ... continue reading
  • Political Parties on Drug Use

    A recent Pew Research Center survey indicated that 86 percent of Americans believe the country is more politically divided than ever before. Polarized viewpoints surrounding topics like immigration and foreign trade are broadcasted daily on ...

    ... these policies did not promote addiction. Drug Stigmas Vary From Left to Right Although an overwhelming ... the amount of media airtime, with 506 minutes. Drug use and other drug-related issues did not appear on the list of ... continue reading
  • Drug Use | Myths

    There are many myths associated with drug use and abuse. Debunking these myths is the first step in understanding how drug use affects society and how we can tackle the problems associated with it head-on. Below are just a few of the myths that need ...

    ... Myths Education can prevent addiction . While a good drug education program can certainly deter some people from trying drugs, education cannot completely prevent drug use and it certainly cannot prevent addiction. Once ... continue reading
  • A Decade of American Drug Use

    In the nation's ongoing drug crisis, grim statistics abound. Each day, approximately 115 Americans die of opioid overdoses. Methamphetamine use is on the rise, reviving a scourge public health officials once thought to be improving. Simultaneously, ...

    ... certain substances may cause new alarm or fade from view temporarily, rates of overall drug use are still troublingly high. Surely, emerging trends in drug use must be assessed and addressed quickly. But regardless ... continue reading
  • Drug Use and the Pancreas

    The pancreas plays a major role in the body's digestive system. From blood sugar regulation to digestion, the pancreas is constantly hard at work. However, the pancreas can become inflamed and, over time, accumulate scarring and damage as a result ...

    ... sugar levels. These hormones help to keep sugar levels from getting too high or too low. Insulin is ... course, the best way to lower your risk is to end all drug use. If you need help, call us today at 1-888-744-0069 ... continue reading
  • Social Drug Use is Like Kryptonite to Healthy Relationships

    Heather always feels awkward at parties. She's quiet and shy. She never knows what to say and finds it hard to interact with people in these intimidating settings. To help her “loosen up,” she tries smoking pot before going to a party. Once ...

    ... and sends otherwise shy people like Heather onto the table tops. Not What You Bargained For The rationale behind using drugs is that it “helps” you meet people and interact more. The problem, however, is that it's a ... continue reading
  • The 25 Best Sources for Drug Addiction Research

    1. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) : Aims to bring effective substance abuse prevention to every community; works to improve accessibility to and quality of substance abuse prevention services. 2. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment ...

    ... drug abuse , drug use trends, consequences of drug use, and characteristics of those prone to drug use. 4. Drug ... support for individuals dealing with and recovering from drug abuse . 10. National Abandoned Infants ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in South Dakota

    Many South Dakota residents know firsthand the devastating effects that drug and alcohol addiction can have on a person's life. From broken ties with family and loved ones to the risk of overdose or other serious health complications, the negative ...

    ... Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; region_more_info_0_title: SD ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Oregon

    Addiction leaves destruction in its wake in all the lives it touches—from the abuser to those they love and interact with every day. Contrary to previously held beliefs, struggling with substance abuse is not a lack of willpower or some personal ...

    ... Oregon. S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2009). Results from the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings. ; h1: Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Oregon; region_more_info_0 ... continue reading
  • Rhode Island Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Deciding to get help for a drug or alcohol addiction is one of the most important decisions you or a loved one may ever make. That decision could save your life, restore your health, and bring renewed happiness to you and your loved ones. But ...

    ... Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; region_more_info: 5; more_info ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Vermont

    No matter where you are in America, drug and alcohol abuse will touch you—whether personally or through someone in your family, friend group, neighborhood, or community. Addiction is a mental health disorder that continues to affect millions of ...

    ... Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; region_more_info: 5; more_info ... continue reading
  • Nevada Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Substance abuse and addiction are growing problems in the U.S. and can affect individuals and their loved ones, but help is available. Addiction treatment centers can help you get on the road to recovery and turn your life around. If you or someone ...

    ... for concern, with more than 600 overdose deaths in NV per year, 3 but accidents and injuries resulting from drug use are also a major problem. Drunk driving alone was responsible for nearly 100 deaths in NV in 2015. 4 ... continue reading
  • Drug Abuse Program

    A drug abuse program is normally located within a drug treatment center. These centers are licensed and approved facilities that are staffed by experienced physicians, trained therapists, qualified nursing staffs and numerous other support staff. ...

    ... Options For severe cases, long-term inpatient care is the best solution. The range of this drug abuse program averages from 2 to 12 months. The treatment facility is a safe, residential environment with a comprehensive ... continue reading
  • Mirror Mirror: Landmark Study Paints a Portrait of Synthetic Drug Users

    Use of synthetic psychoactive drugs like “ bath salts ” and “Flakka” has been growing in the U.S. and across the world in recent years. The unregulated substances, many of which are sold in bodegas or head shops as “legal highs,” are ...

    ... popular in cities than rural areas. And most synthetic drug users had used alcohol, tobacco or other illicit drugs like cocaine or ecstasy /MDMA. Other drug-related results included: More than 95 percent of subjects who ... continue reading
  • Drug Recovery | Programs

    Understanding Drug Recovery Programs Drug recovery is an ongoing process of denial and acceptance. The body is denied its cravings for drugs, and the mind begins to accept the reasons why drug abuse occurred in the first place. Drug recovery ...

    ... recovery program's primary goal is to help individuals attain a permanent and total abstinence from drug use. It emphasizes the fact that recovery depends upon utilization of all the skills attained to achieve a long ... continue reading
  • What's Your Generation’s Drug of Choice? Let’s Find Out…

    Every generation has its trends. From hairstyles, to music, and yes, even drugs. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) has been studying the drug habits of Americans for decades. Their survey results reveal patterns of drug use among ...

    Every generation has its trends. From hairstyles, to music, and yes, even drugs. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) has been studying the drug habits of Americans for decades. Their survey results reveal ... continue reading
  • Prescription Drug Abuse Problem

    For some time now, the abuse of illicit substances such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin has been a persistent national problem. In more recent years, however, our country has seen an alarming rise of prescription drug abuse - now ...

    ... ), and, lastly, stimulants such as dextroamphetamine (Adderall) and methylphenidate (Ritalin). Numbers from SAMHSA's 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) included non-medical usage statistics for these ... continue reading
  • 10 Ways Drug Abuse Hurts You and Those Around You

    Most of us have heard countless times that drug abuse isn't beneficial - the word “abuse” is in the name, after all. But a lot of people don't realize just how dangerous it can be, both to the person using and the people that person loves and ...

    ... when it comes to landing and maintaining a job. In the short term, impaired judgment and lack of sleep from drug use can make you perform poorly the duties you'd otherwise excel at. In the long run, desperation ... continue reading
  • Famous Drug Abusers

    Drug and Alcohol Addiction: A Disease that Touches Everyone According to data from the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 22.7 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol problem. And though it may sound cliché, ...

    ... . He went on to become a strong advocate for its use in enhancing intellectual pursuits. Drugs of Choice With an ever-evolving plethora of drugs to choose from, famous people have developed a wide variety of addictions ... continue reading
  • Risk of Counterfeit and Laced Drugs

    Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that approximately 27 million people aged 12 or older were current illicit drug users. That figure amounts to 1 in every 10 people having used illegal drugs in the past month. With a ...

    ... problem. Individuals are taking drugs from friends or strangers without knowing what is in the drug, resulting in unwanted drug interactions. In fact, substance use and sales of adulterated drugs at music festivals has ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Nebraska

    Researchers are beginning to understand addiction as a chronic brain disease that is characterized by a compulsion to continue using substances, despite their harmful medical and social consequences. Recovering from addiction can be a lifelong ...

    ... to continue using substances, despite their harmful medical and social consequences. Recovering from addiction can be ... as measured through the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the National Survey of Substance ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in West Virginia

    It may seem daunting to begin the process of finding help for addiction, but there are many resources available to help. You can browse through our directory to find programs in West Virginia and read reviews of specific facilities. If you're home ...

    ... as measured through the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the National Survey of Substance ... There are numerous programs available to help you break free from addiction's grip. If you're unsure of whether to ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Montana

    Addiction to drugs or alcohol can cause an incredible amount of mental, emotional, financial, and physical suffering. Substance abuse can lead to a number of negative experiences in your interpersonal relationships, career, or schoolwork. Whether ...

    ... relationships, career, or schoolwork. Whether you're from Montana or considering the state as a destination for ... as measured through the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the National Survey of Substance ... continue reading
  • Indiana Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    If you struggle with substance addiction or you love someone who is, you know how crushing it can be. Addiction has the power to destroy your health, your finances, and your relationships. Luckily, you don't have to continue living with this ...

    ... only a fraction of the people who would benefit from addiction treatment actually received it. Regardless of your situation ... measured through the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the National Survey of ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Hawaii

    Drug and alcohol abuse affect millions of Americans and can severely damage a person's mental and physical health, as well as impair their ability to function at home, work, or school. Substance addiction is a progressive and debilitating condition, ...

    ... . A 2015 survey of drug and alcohol use by Hawaiian residents age 12 ... use disorder. An estimated 3,000 people reported using heroin in the past year, up slightly from 2014. Approximately 147,000 individuals reported using ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in New Mexico

    For far too many New Mexicans, addiction to drugs or alcohol is a daily struggle. The toll that substance abuse can take is physically, emotionally, and financially devastating, not to mention potentially fatal. Thankfully, there are many inpatient ...

    ... in New Mexico is the prevalence of alcohol and drug use amongst the younger generations. In 2015, 20% ... rehab can be a barrier to getting treatment. With prices ranging anywhere from $4,000 for detox to $58,000 for a 90-day ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Idaho

    Millions of people in the United States suffer from problematic drug or alcohol abuse. It is a national epidemic that plagues people in every state, including Idaho. If you suffer from a substance addiction, there's no reason to continue harming ...

    ... : Millions of people in the United States suffer from problematic drug or alcohol abuse. It is a national epidemic ... is the daily schedule? What therapy methods do they use? What extra services and amenities do they offer? ... continue reading
  • 30 Famous Athletes Who Have Battled Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

    1. Michael Phelps Eight-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps has not only plunged into the water, but into drugs. In 2009, he lost his endorsement contract with Kellogg's after a photo emerged of him taking a hit of marijuana . 2. Dock ...

    ... . He had previously been expelled from the league for cocaine use. 22. Steve Howe In 1992, MLB player Steve Howe became the league's first player to be banned for life due to drug use. 23. Todd Marinovich Football player ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Maryland

    Addiction can affect people of all socioeconomic, religious, racial, and educational backgrounds. For many, it is a chronic disease and lifelong struggle, but it one can be managed through treatment and a commitment to recovery. Begin searching here ...

    ... Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Receipt of Services for Substance Use and Mental Health Issues among Adults: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; region_more_info: 5; more_info:. continue reading
  • New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Deciding to get help for a drug or alcohol addiction is one of the most important decisions you or a loved one may ever make. It has the potential to save your life, restore your health, and bring renewed happiness to you and your loved ones. But ...

    ... health insurance that covers mental health and substance use treatment. Rehab Hotline: Call [phone] today ... _info_1_content: If you or a loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, it's not too late to get help ... continue reading
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Across Generations

    Substance abuse - both of alcohol and/or illicit drugs - has always maintained a consistent presence in American culture. As new drugs have been developed over the decades, their popular use has gone hand in hand with sweeping societal changes. From ...

    ... their early 40s. Marijuana was the second-most-used drug for all of the generations - but as you might expect from the emerging drug culture of the 1960s, Boomers stand out from the pack 2 . Boomers, Millennials, and Gen ... continue reading
  • Michigan Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Addiction is a chronic, relapsing condition, and continued drug use can alter the user's brain chemistry, making it increasingly difficult to exert control over their substance use. 1 Finding the right drug and alcohol rehab center can mean the ...

    ... is a chronic, relapsing condition, and continued drug use can alter the user's brain chemistry, making ... Crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe. Seeking a personal loan from family or friends. Applying for a healthcare loan ... continue reading
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Finding Help for Drug Abuse

    How do I know if I need help? Sometimes it's difficult to tell if you're addicted to a substance, and you may be wondering if you need professional help. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders outlines the signs of a substance use ...

    ... social activities in favor of substance use. Use of the drug in a dangerous situation , such as driving a car. You continue using even when physical or psychological problems result from use. You have become tolerant to ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Kansas

    Once you have decided that you'd like to seek treatment for your problem with drug or alcohol abuse, the next step is finding a recovery program that suits your individual needs. There are several types of addiction treatment in Kansas, including ...

    ... Kansas. 2 While this number is an increase from a single-day estimate from 2013, there is still a large number of ... Health and Quality. (2015). National Survey on Drug Use and Health: 2014-2015 State-Specific Tables of ... continue reading
  • Mississippi Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Deciding to get help for a drug or alcohol addiction is one of the most important decisions you or a loved one may ever make. That decision could save your life, restore your health, and bring renewed happiness to you and your loved ones. But ...

    ... Mental Health Services Administration. (2015). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... continue reading
  • Virginia Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Substance abuse may be prominent in Virginia, but thankfully there are many professional treatment programs to help both residents and out-of-state visitors get the necessary care. The directory listings included on this page are a great place to ...

    ... Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2016). Key substance use and mental health indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health .HHS Publication No. SMA 16-4984, NSDUH ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Louisiana

    Addiction affects millions of people, and it doesn't discriminate. If it's impacting your life or that of someone you love, you might feel as if you've failed somehow. In reality, however, addiction can happen to anyone and most people need help to ...

    ... marijuana. Approximately 66,000 individuals reported cocaine use. An estimated 6,000 people abused heroin ... -peer support group for those in recovery from drug abuse. Louisiana Addictive Disorders Services page provides ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Georgia

    Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is responsible for destroying millions of lives in America every year. The negative impact drugs and alcohol have on a person's physical health, mental wellness, finances, career, and ...

    ... to struggle alone. There are many valuable resources in Georgia that you can use to find treatment and recover from a drug or alcohol addiction, including: Georgia Medicaid : Through the Georgia Department of Community ... continue reading
  • North Carolina Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Center

    Having an addiction to drugs or alcohol poses serious challenges to your health and wellbeing, but trying to detox and fight the urge to use again can be overwhelmingly difficult. For North Carolina residents who know this struggle all too well, ...

    ... prescriptions per 100 people in the state. 6 Prescription opioid use can be a slippery slope to heroin abuse; one study ... support and counseling to those suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction. Supported Housing : ... continue reading
  • Texas Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Substance addiction can deeply impact a person's relationships, finances, career, and health, so don't wait to get help. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, help is available and you can start the road to recovery today. Drug and ...

    ... Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; region_more_info: 5; more_info ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Washington

    Once you've mentally committed to getting help for addiction, you'll want to start searching for treatment right away while your resolve is strong. With so many options available, you may not know where to begin; however, a good place to start is by ...

    ... preliminary reports. 1 More than 2,000 Washington residents died from drug- or alcohol-related causes in 2015. 2 More than ... ,000 people in Washington with a diagnosable alcohol use disorder; however, a single-day count of ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Washington DC

    Making the decision to get help for addiction is the biggest and hardest step, but settling on a program can also feel overwhelming when you don't know where to begin. Browse our listings to find locations in Washington, D.C. (or even in other ...

    ... in 2015 found that only 2,824 people were enrolled in substance use treatment in Washington, D.C. at the time. 2 In ... of addiction can tell you that a sober life free from drugs and alcohol is worth the cost. If you do not ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Wisconsin

    While there is no “cure” for addiction, it can be treated. With successful recovery, people are able to move on to a happier, healthier life without drugs. You can take your first step on the journey of recovery from addiction by browsing ...

    ... Wisconsin is facing an epidemic of nonmedical use of prescription drugs like opioids (OxyContin, Vicodin, etc.) ... . If you or someone you love is suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol, don't wait to seek help. ... continue reading
  • Kentucky (KY) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    The havoc that substance addiction can wreak is felt not only by the people using the drug or alcohol themselves but everyone that loves them and cares about their well-being. Unfortunately, too many KY residents are affected by substance abuse and ...

    ... wreak is felt not only by the people using the drug or alcohol themselves but everyone that loves them ... were in an addiction treatment program, a slight decrease from 2013. While that number may seem significant, there is ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Iowa

    Once you've made the decision to enter a rehab program, you may be wondering how you should begin your search process. There are many different Iowa rehabs, some of which may benefit you more than others. It can be overwhelming to compare and ...

    ... past-year heroin abuse. Around 27,000 individuals used cocaine that year. Nearly 9,000 people were ... the substance addiction treatment you need to recover from drug abuse. Further, you can always contact treatment ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Minnesota

    Developing an addiction to drugs and alcohol can have detrimental effects on a person's physical and mental health, relationships, and overall well-being. Minnesota has a population of roughly 5.5 million and is made up of 87 counties. 1 Addiction ...

    ... these individuals who struggle with some form of substance use disorder receive treatment for it. 2 Additionally, in Minnesota: 572 people died from a drug overdose in 2015, up from 516 in 2014. 3 An average of roughly ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Arkansas

    Addiction has the potential to damage your health, destroy your relationships, and even kill you. But it doesn't have to be a life sentence—there is a way back from addiction. With treatment, you can discover the joy that a life free from ...

    ... peer support to help people stop drinking. Narcotics Anonymous meetings : NA uses a similar approach to AA to help people get clean from drugs. Meetings are available in many different parts of the state. Tobacco ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Alaska

    Many Alaskans know the wreckage that substance abuse and addiction can cause, from ongoing health issues to damaged relationships to financial ruin. Once addiction takes hold, stopping drug use can feel impossible; however, with professional ...

    ... that substance abuse and addiction can cause, from ongoing health issues to damaged relationships to financial ruin. Once addiction takes hold, stopping drug use can feel impossible; however, with professional treatment ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Alabama

    Addiction is a chronic, relapsing condition that most people need professional help (often in multiple forms) to overcome. With the right treatment, however, many people move past addiction to lead successful, healthy, and happy lives. You can be ...

    ... as forms of payment. Another option is to use savings or health care credit cards or even utilize ... country, many states have recorded increases in drug overdose deaths from opioids such as oxycodone, heroin, and fentanyl ... continue reading
  • Pennsylvania (PA) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Drug and alcohol abuse can take an immense toll on a person's life—affecting their ability to perform in nearly all areas of life. But addiction is an actual brain disease, and quitting isn't always as easy as some people may think. The qualified ...

    ... Use and Health: State Findings, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Department of Public Health. (2016). The Epidemic of Overdoses from Opioids in Philadelphia. ; h1: Pennsylvania (PA) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center; region ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Tennessee

    If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you likely already know the toll it can take on your health, relationships, family, and career. Tennessee rehab centers can help you detoxify from drugs and alcohol, address the root cause of ...

    ... Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Tennessee Department of Health. (2016). 1,451 Tennesseans Die from Drug Overdoses in 2015. ; region_more_info ... continue reading
  • Utah Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    In every state in America, residents suffer from drug and alcohol abuse and addiction. From the powerful opioid epidemic that is ravaging the nation to the newest synthetic drugs and debilitating alcoholism, there is a good possibility that you or ...

    ... and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. ; h1: Utah Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center; region_more_info_0_title: UT Substance Abuse Facts; region ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Illinois

    No matter who you are, sobriety is possible, but you don't have to do it alone. Trained professionals in a recovery program can provide you with the support and care you need to make a positive change in your life. The process of finding a ...

    ... financial, occupational, and interpersonal consequences. Illinois residents are not exempt from problematic drug and alcohol abuse, with many state rates of use similar to those of the national averages. 1 Consider the ... continue reading
  • Florida Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    If you or a loved one is struggling with substance addiction, it may be negatively impacting your relationships, finances, career, and health. Thankfully, help is available and you can start the journey to a life without drugs and alcohol today. ...

    ... Tabs: Florida . Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Detailed Tables . Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Connecticut

    Connecticut, like the rest of the US, is profoundly affected by substance abuse, especially with the rising tide of opioid abuse. But the good news is that treatment can help you overcome drug dependence and addiction and restore health and ...

    ... 12 and older, which went from 0.56% in 2013-2014 to 0.87% in 2014-2015 (by comparison, the national average was 0.3% and 0.33%, respectively). 3 Even though rates of drug overdose and heroin use have gone up, the number ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in New Hampshire

    Deciding to get treatment is the first—and often the most difficult—step to getting your life back. Once you've made the life-changing decision to get help, you can simplify the process by scrolling through our listings for treatment centers in ...

    ... Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health . Centers for Disease Control and ... continue reading
  • Arizona Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Arizona's warm climate and scenic landscapes make it an ideal location for recovery. The state has many top-notch drug and alcohol rehab centers that offer evidence-based therapies as well as holistic therapies such as yoga, massage, and meditation. ...

    ... for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2016). Key substance use and mental health indicators in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Healt h (HHS Publication No. SMA 16-4984 ... continue reading
Show More Results

We are in-network with top insurance providers

Check Your Coverage Online