Articles in Category: Addiction

Drug Addiction - Know More About Help And Support

on Sunday, 19 August 2012. Posted in Addiction, Mental Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Breaking the addiction to drugs is possible. Help is available, all that is needed is the will to break free.

Drug Addiction - Know More About Help  And Support

No matter how long one has been addicted to drugs, getting back to a drug free life is always possible. Medical treatment, help and support of loved ones and most importantly the will to stay drug-free, are the three things that help one to recover from addiction.

Drugs – Use, Abuse and Addiction

on Thursday, 16 August 2012. Posted in Addiction, Mental Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

If not stopped at the right time, frequent drug use turns to abuse and not before long, into addiction.

 Drugs – Use, Abuse and Addiction

Drugs are chemical substances that affect the normal body mechanism on consumption. While medicines, alcohol and cigarettes are some examples of legally available drugs; cocaine, LSD, ecstasy and heroine represent illegal drugs.

Understanding Addiction

on Wednesday, 23 November 2011. Posted in Addiction, Mental Health Written By: superadmin

Is that compulsive habit an addiction? Know for sure

Understanding Addiction

People generally associate addiction to drugs and alcohol. The term addiction however includes much more. One could be addicted to food, internet, gambling and even sex. What you may consider a habit or source of entertainment may in reality be an addiction. Here's how you can identify if someone is struggling with addiction.

Addiction is the habitual compulsion to use a substance, or to engage in an activity without much regard for its detrimental effects on a person's physical, mental, financial, social and spiritual well-being.

Types of addictions

Addiction can be bifurcated in two; drug addiction and behavioural addiction.