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Extended use of meth causes functional and molecular changes to the brain and has several other severe consequences. Learn what they are.

Signs Someone Is Using Heroin

Signs Someone Is Using Heroin

Physical and Behavioral Signs

Heroin is one of the most destructive illegal drugs. Do you know the signs someone is using it?

How Can You Help an Alcoholic?

How Can You Help an Alcoholic?

5 Things You Can Do

While you can't force someone to address their issues with alcohol, there are some things you can do to help an alcoholic. Read on to learn more.

12-Step Program for Drugs

12-Step Program for Drugs

Who It’s for & What to Expect

The 12-step program is used for a variety of addictions and behaviors. Learn about how this model can be part of a drug use recovery plan.

What Is Fentanyl?

What Is Fentanyl?

All About This Drug

Today, we're taking a look at what fentanyl is, risks of use, and effects of the drug.