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Recovery with Family Acceptance in the Philippines

It was all started with a wrong relationship between my Father and Mother. They lived together illegally (No Blessing of the Church) and I am the product of that relationship. They were young and they parted for good, my mother turned me over to my Grandmother when I was just 1 month old. I grew

Heroin Use Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Use  Signs of heroin abuse include highly contracted pupils called “pinned eyes”, cold or flu-like symptoms, body aches, cold sweats, mood changes, confusion, depression, and decreased appetite. Users will seem ill and will often have darkened skin around the eyes.  People who struggle with heroin addiction appear very pale, and look gaunt or skeletal. If the user is injecting the heroin, he/she will also have needle marks which can be found anywhere on the body.

Dangers Lurking in the Music

Designer Drugs Entwined with Music Festivals—A Look at This is Life with Lisa Ling Lisa Ling shows viewers how lights flashing late into the night accompanied by the beat of techno music are good indicators that Molly has come to the party. Ling discusses how MDMA elicits a euphoric feeling and triggers sexual arousal which

60 Minutes: A new direction on drugs

In an in-depth interview recently on 60 Minutes, new Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli gives hope to the millions of people fighting addiction with the promise of a new national focus on early treatment instead of incarceration and hitting “rock bottom.” After 40 years and a trillion dollars spent, the U.S. has

Prescription drug use signs and symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Prescription Drug Use The nonmedical use and abuse of prescription drugs is a serious public health problem in this country. The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey found that about 1 in 12 high school seniors reported past-year nonmedical use of the prescription pain reliever Vicodin

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