What would you think they were asking for? A new crazy drink in a fancy bottle, a new food available only at a specific takeaway chain? Maybe a password into a private party in a fashionable London Hotel or nightclub?
A quick survey of your immediate friends and family may very well elicit more than one definition for addiction and definitely more than one activity that addiction can be applied to.
The United States is not alone in struggling with increases in the number of drug-related deaths. In England and Wales, record numbers of people are dying as a result of their use of heroin, cocaine and MDMA.
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A recent survey of more than twenty thousand people across Europe and the UK revealed that prescription drug abuse is on the increase—including the abuse of stimulants.
It was reported in 2013 that England was considered the “addiction capital of Europe,” not a label to be proud of, but the abuse of drugs and alcohol was costing the country a total of £36 billion (or just under $57 billion U.S) annually.
Many of us think of those in their 50s and above as mature individuals who’ve raised their children and now can enjoy some leisure. Unfortunately, for many of the UK population over 50, their senior years are marked by damaging levels of alcohol use.
Improve your health. Feeling tired, not well or being in pain opens the door to drug and alcohol abuse. A healthy, nutritious diet is important to maintaining health and preventing disease.
You may have heard that alcohol has some medicinal value, and at the same time you have probably heard how many people lose their lives to alcohol consumption .
A new study from Johns Hopkins shows that many parents are still not fully aware of the dangers of prescription medication abuse , and the need for keeping pills locked up out of the way of children.