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Everything You Might Want to Know About the Top 13 Antidepressants on the Market

By | June 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Depression is a debilitating disorder that is widely affecting people all over the world. There are many antidepressants that are designed to help all types of depressive disorders. So which ones are the best for managing certain types of depressions? Well, a list was put together by IMS Health [...]

How Likely is Abuse of Desoxyn and Why?

By | June 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Desoxyn abuse today has a lot to do with how the prescription medication is managed. It was approved for the treatment of ADHD in 2010. The DEA has stated that there were over 16,000 prescriptions filled for the drug in 2012.This brand name drug is a methamphetamine hydrochloride. It [...]

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms and Side-Effects: What You Need to Know about This Highly-Addictive Drug

By | June 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Heroin withdrawal symptoms are said to be one of the hardest things any addict will ever face. This is compared to other drugs that cause addiction. Decades ago, use of the drug would be unheard of in the mainstream. There is a stigma that only homeless junkies would ever [...]

Blake Painter: From the “Deadliest Catch” to the Deadliest Disease

By | June 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |

DISCLAIMER: An official cause of death has not yet been released for Blake Painter. The purpose of this article is to examine known and reported facts about drug addiction, which include how stress and chronic pain can lead to prescription drug misuse, illicit drug abuse, and an increased risk [...]

Verne Troyer: His Battles with Alcoholism and Depression

By | May 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

On April 21, 2018, Verne Troyer, the actor who shot to fame for his hilarious portrayal of “Mini-Me” in the Austin Power movies, died after a hard-fought personal war against alcoholism and depression. Although the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has deferred an official cause of death pending further [...]

What Claimed the Life of Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan??

By | May 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

DISCLAIMER: The cause of death of Dolores O’Riordan has not been released. This article’s purpose is to educate about mental health and substance abuse risks. It has not been confirmed that O’Riordan used any illicit drugs or died by suicide at this time. On January 15, Cranberries singer, Dolores [...]

The Death of Avicii: What it Teaches Us about Substance Abuse, Depression, and Suicide

By | May 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

On April 20, 2018, Avicii – the internationally-famous DJ who was among the most successful in the world – took his own life while working in Muscat, Oman. Reportedly, he used broken glass from a wine bottle to cut himself, self-inflicting the wounds that killed him. He was only [...]

Top 10 Addictions People Go to Rehab For

By | May 21st, 2018|Tags: , , |

What are the most common addictions – the ones that are severe enough to necessitate a rehab stay? Right now, headlines are dominated by the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. But rehab programs are filled with more than just people who are addicted to painkillers. Understanding the [...]

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