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Substance Misuse and Help

There is no significant difference between regular substance use and substance abuse. It is hard to know when substance users have moved from using the substance to abusing it.
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Drug Overdose

An overdose occurs when the human body consumes a toxic amount of drugs. When this happens the body is overwhelmed and can potentially shut down. Ther
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Physical Dependence And Addiction

Sometimes people believe that addiction and physical dependence are one and the same. In actuality, there is a clear difference. Addiction, also known
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Addiction Movies

Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a widespread issue that affects people from all different cultures. Hollywood often makes movies with addict charact
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Stoner Movies

Not all depictions of drugs in movies are negative. An entire sub-genre of comedy has emerged where the protagonists enjoy regularly smoking cannabis.
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HIV Spike In Scotland Due To Drug Use

A study that was conducted from 2011 to 2018 has found that there has been a dramatic increase in the amount of HIV infections due to drug use and
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The Opioid Crisis

According to the USA's government website on drug abuse, 130 citizens lose their lives daily due to overdosing on various opioids. It has reached such
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Rise Of Cannabis Could Affect Mental Health

In the past few years, America has led the way when it comes to legalising cannabis. The government of that country would once arrest anyone found in
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It’s Always Sunny

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia is an American sitcom starring Danny DeVito. It follows a group of selfish friends who run a pub together. Throughou
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Brandon Novak

Brandon Novak is an American celebrity who came to the attention of the public due to his illustrious career as a professional skateboarder. He became