Learn: The History of Cocaine Use

Learn: The History of Cocaine Use

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant made from the leaves of the coca plant, native to South America. The leaf was first chewed by native Peruvians around 3000 BC. In 1884, Sigmund Freud published “Über Coca,“ hailing the wonderful effects of cocaine on...
Tips for Taking the Steps to Reduce Smoking

Tips for Taking the Steps to Reduce Smoking

Smoking is one of the hardest habits to quit. Despite its severe health risks, smoking can often be a source of stress reduction or social lubricant. On top of that, the nicotine present in cigarettes is highly addictive, and will result in withdrawal symptoms once...
Talking to Loved Ones About Addiction

Talking to Loved Ones About Addiction

It often seems impossible to have conversations about substance abuse in a way that allows those we love to feel heard and not judged. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids recommends communicating with L.O.V.E. While originally meant for parents of children struggling...

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