Addiction Studies

Dopamine And Teenage Alcohol And Drug Use

by admin on October 21, 2022

Although previously suggested by various studies, the idea that some individuals are more susceptible to becoming addicted to alcohol and other drugs has never been backed up by scientific evidence. But a new study by the U.S. Department of Energy’s [...]

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Psychosis awaits marijuana smokers

by admin on June 2, 2022

Researchers in Finland have proven that teens who use marijuana are more likely to suffer from full-blown mental illness later in life. They interviewed teen weed smokers in the largest study of its kind and it was revealed that most [...]

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Yes or No: Drugs Bits and Tips

by admin on December 17, 2021

Answer the following questions or statements by YES or NO. After your done, read the rest of the post and check how well aware you are about street drugs. NO CHEATING. Inhalants such as glue and paint thinner can kill [...]

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Teens, the Internet and Illicit Drugs

by admin on November 27, 2021

  While the common, media-driven image of a drug pusher is of a threatening man standing on a darkened street corner, thousands of drug peddlers sell from the relative comfort of their living rooms or home office computers. The Internet [...]

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Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Teen

by admin on November 27, 2021

Worried about teen drug abuse? Here are some checking questions you might want to ask yourself about your teen.   Is there a change in your kid’s school performance, such as falling grades, reports of skipping school and tardiness? Is [...]

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Learn more about the particular ways that substance use threatens the still-developing adolescent brain. by Thomas J. Crowley, M.D. and Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D. 1. The brain’s “front end,” the part above the eyes, exists to slow us down or stop [...]

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Understanding Addiction

by admin on November 27, 2021

Addiction has been the topic of many unanswered questions. And it is about time people get answers. What is Addiction? When teens lose their ability to control their ‘need’ for alcohol and other drugs, it is called addiction. Addiction is [...]

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