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The LGBTQ Community and Substance Abuse

As many people know, addiction doesn’t discriminate; however, some groups are more likely to be affected than others. The LGBTQ+ community is one of these groups, and drug abuse and addiction among these individuals is a huge problem.  There are many reasons why the...

Bullying and Substance Abuse

There’s a strong link between bullying and substance abuse. Bullied victims are much more likely to abuse different types of substances than those who haven’t been bullied. Bullying can take place anywhere. It can also happen to anyone. With that said, this type of...

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Disabilities Guide to Substance Abuse

Disabilities and substance abuse are strongly linked. Nearly 1 in 5 American struggled with a disability in 2010. At this current time, a lot more Americans may have a disability. Studies show that the number and percentage of Americans who struggled with a severe...

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Addiction & Substance Abuse In The LGBTQ Community

Addiction & Substance Abuse In The LGBTQ Community

Numerous studies have shown that the LGBTQ community faces higher risks of developing substance abuse disorders or suffering from addiction when compared to those identified as heterosexual and the general population as a whole. Even more concerning is that...

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A College Student’s Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse

A College Student’s Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse

College drug use is prevalent in all campuses. Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances, as it is easily accessible; however, marijuana comes in as a close second. Unfortunately, these are not the only drugs that can be found on campus. Curiosity and many...

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Veteran’s Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse

Veteran’s Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse

Veteran’s Comprehensive Guide to Drug Abuse Veterans’ addiction rates and numbers have continued to skyrocket in the past years. Many veterans turn to substances, like prescription drugs, illicit drugs or alcohol, to cope with a mental health disorder. These veterans...

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