Addictions

Addictive Substances

 

 

   Addictions

 

 

 


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Gambling

 

Articles/Fact Sheets:
 

When Gambling Might be a Problem
The article explains gambling addiction.


Substance Abuse



Substance Use/Abuse

 

 

 

Websites:
 

Easy-to-Read Drug Facts
This website contains facts about drugs, drug abuse, addictions and treatment. The website is maintained by the National Institute of Drug Abuse.

Articles/Fact Sheets:
 

How to Recognize Signs of Substance Abuse (also Español | MP3 )
This article discusses signs of substance (such as alcohol, illegal drugs, or prescription drugs) abuse and steps individuals can take to get help for themselves or someone they care about.

Denial: The Primary Roadblock to Addiction Recovery
This article describes common attitudes and beliefs that people struggling with addictions have about their substance use and talks about how to support them to recover.

Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
This article discusses first steps to take in finding a qualified treatment center for Substance use/abuse.


Alcohol Glass
Alcohol

 

 

Articles/Fact Sheets:
 

Think Before You Drink: Play it Safe with Alcohol (also Español)
This article discusses safe practices for drinking alcohol.


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Caffeine

 

Articles/Fact Sheets:
 

Caffeine: Don’t Let Your Pick-Me-Up Drag You Down (also Español | MP3 )
This article discusses the unexpected and potentially negative effects of caffeine use.


Synthetic Drugs
Synthetic Drugs

 

Articles/Fact Sheets:
 

Synthetic Drugs: ‘For Sale’ Doesn’t Always Mean it’s Safe (also Español | MP3 )
This article explains what synthetic drugs are and their dangers.