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Cost of Addictions

Cost of Addictions

Cost of Addictions If left untreated, the destructive effects of drug or alcohol addictions eventually damage every aspect of the addict’s life. Addictions consume the addict’s existence. Responsibilities and moral standards fall by the wayside. The repercussions of...
What is a Gateway Drug?

What is a Gateway Drug?

Gateway Drug A gateway drug is a drug that can lead to the use of other drugs. Alcohol is a gateway drug that leads teens to use of harder drugs. A lot of teens will have experienced alcohol by the time they graduate from high school. Teenagers move to other drugs...
What is a standard drink?

What is a standard drink?

Standard Drink – Defintion   Many people are confused to what counts as a standard drink. It doesn’t matter how much is in your glass, what counts is the amount of alcohol in the drink. In the US, a “standard” drink contains 14 grams of pure alcohol which is...
Long Term Effects of Alcohol

Long Term Effects of Alcohol

Alcohol affects more than just driving!   Alcohol is a depressant that affects your vision, coordination, reaction time, multitasking ability, judgment, and decision-making. As you might already know, the short term effects of alcohol on driving can be detrimental....