Tag: drug addiction
Addiction is a problem that has touched many people, whether through their own experience or a loved one’s. 9 out of 10 addicts who try to recover need a professional addiction facility in order to stay sober. In the following infographic by iAddiction.com, Learn about the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse in order to determine if you or a loved one is in need of help.
Heroin is known as the most addictive drug ever, and with very good reason. Those who suffer from heroin addiction spend an average of $200 per day to maintain their habit. Although heroin comes from the natural-occurring morphine extracted from certain poppy plants, the effects are anything but natural. Sold as a white or brown powder or as a black sticky substance known as “black tar heroin,” the drug is highly addictive and often leads to cravings and intense withdrawal symptoms.
Drug and alcohol treatment has evolved greatly over the last four centuries; from Native American sobriety circles to the endorsement of cocaine by Sigmund Freud, the United States has been engulfed in a long-standing battle with addiction. This infographic, published by Drug-Rehab.org , is an in-depth timeline on the history of drug and alcohol treatment in the US.