16 Mar

12 Steps to Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous and their 12 step program originated back in the 1930s with Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith. Since its beginning, the 12 step program has been used to help people suffering from all kinds of addictions along the road to recovery. Although it...

18 Feb

Spice Effects and Risks

Spice, also known as synthetic marijuana, is marketed as a “natural,” legal alternative to marijuana. But the reality is that many brands of spice are illegal and even the legal brands carry serious health risks. Many of the damaging effects of marijuana are also present...

18 Feb

Marijuana Effects, Risks and Medicinal Uses

Marijuana has been in the national spotlight lately as news about its medicinal uses spreads. Colorado and other states have legalized or are in the process of legalizing the drug. Because of this, many people assume the drug is harmless. However, the truth is that...

15 Feb

Marijuana: An Overview

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the U.S. Although marijuana use had been declining in the early 2000s, the numbers of young people using it began to rise again in 2007 and have continued to increase. Many people believe that the drug...

16 Jan

Ecstasy Risks and Effects

Once used mainly as a party drug, MDMA, or ecstasy, is now one of the easiest illegal drugs to obtain, but taking ecstasy has serious health risks. The impurities found in MDMA, the side effects associated with it, and the risk of addiction make ecstasy...