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Celebrities Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose

Celebrities Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose

May 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic titled, “Celebrities Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose” by ePharmacies was created to bring awareness for rising prescription Drug overdose incidents.

A Tough Pill to Swallow – Illustrated Guide to Drug Discovery

A Tough Pill to Swallow – Illustrated Guide to Drug Discovery

April 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The road to drug discovery is a long and expensive undertaking. To demonstrate the mega-investments necessary to develop a new drug (or biologic, biopharmaceutical, therapeutic, etc), this infographic explains each step in the process while giving the viewer a sense of the staggering amounts of time and money spent along the way.

Don’t Become The Walking Dead: How Meth Can Turn You Into A Walker

Don’t Become The Walking Dead: How Meth Can Turn You Into A Walker

March 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The following infographic from Morningside Recovery compares the effects of meth on addicts to the walkers on The Walking Dead. While it brings attention to the meth epidemic issue in the US, it’s also fun and something all Walking Dead fans may enjoy.

Over Medicated America – Greedy Drug Companies

Over Medicated America – Greedy Drug Companies

February 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

One in two Americans are taking prescription drugs right now. Driven by profits the reality is the vast majority of prescribed medication won’t help and might even hurt you. Learn more about an over medicated America and its greedy drug companies in this infographic from Cannabis Seeds.

Drug Addiction and Long Term Rehab Statistics

Drug Addiction and Long Term Rehab Statistics

December 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Drug addiction is a major overarching health concern in the United States with an estimated nine percent of Americans over the age of 12 being illicit drug users. Marijuana contributes the largest number of drug users with psychotherapeutics and cocaine ranking as the second and third most common. Alcohol treatment was the number one most common reason patients received drug treatment in 2012, with pain relievers and marijuana at second and third, and cocaine at fourth.

High Life: Conformity in Illegal Drug Usage

High Life: Conformity in Illegal Drug Usage

December 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Recently, you may have heard a lot about so-called designer drugs, and how they’re commonly available to teenagers. Although those certainly pose dangers, young people are often able to find drugs in a location that’s much more accessible: The home medicine cabinet. That’s not a reason to be paranoid and avoid keeping prescription drugs on hand when they’re needed, but it’s a good idea to at least store them securely to prevent misuse by teens who feel compelled to conform to behaviors encouraged by peers.

Drugs and the Genetic Code

Drugs and the Genetic Code

November 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It’s true that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. This is mostly due to genetics. What your parents pass down to you in your genetic code can define your personality, hobbies and appearance. Some common traits that are genetic include blood type, height, smell and obesity. This infographic takes a look what role genetics play in drug use and addiction.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery in the U.S.

Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery in the U.S.

September 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic was designed for September’s National Recovery Month to help raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S. and spread a message of hope to those struggling with addiction. Learn about the abuse of heroin, cocaine, crystal meth, marijuana, spice and other drugs.

Anatomy of a Drug Cartel

Anatomy of a Drug Cartel

September 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a video infographic entitled “The Anatomy of a Drug Cartel” which is both educational and raises awareness about current global issues (war on drugs & drug addiction). It is actually more of an animated short-film but I found it quite interesting and as such, thought I’d share it here.

Relapse: The Revolving Door

Relapse: The Revolving Door

June 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Oftentimes, relapse seems like a revolving door – an endless cycle of addiction, intervention, treatment, recovery, and relapse. The vicious cycle begins again. But why does it have to be that way? Why can’t your friend, child, or relative just quit? Learn more about this issue in the following infographic from Clarity Way.

The War on Drug Communities

The War on Drug Communities

May 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We have been fighting a War on Drugs since 1971, but what do we have to show for it? Millions of addicts, and to support them, there are millions of people who farm, produce, and distribute the drugs they use. We often don’t think of these poor families because they are not here in the United States – they are in other parts of the war.

The Effect of Drugs on Pregnancy

The Effect of Drugs on Pregnancy

May 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This video infographic by 12 Palms Recovery Center highlights the shocking and sad statistics regarding the amount of drug-related pregnancies occurring in the U.S. The video also shows how using each illegal drug can harm an unborn child, putting them at risk for developing health defects that may follow them around throughout their entire lives.

Your Brain On Drugs

Your Brain On Drugs

May 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

One in 10 Americans are addicted to alcohol and other drugs. But how does this happen? Check out the infographic below presented by BestRehabCounselingDegrees.com to learn about how our brains react to drugs and addiction.

The Dangers of Crack Cocaine

The Dangers of Crack Cocaine

February 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Crack cocaine is an extremely addictive narcotic that has widespread use in the United States not only due to its addictive qualities but its relative cheapness. Using this drug results in a strong high, with an equally strong low afterwards. These severe ups and downs increase the risk of heart attack and stroke due to high blood pressure. Delray Recovery Center has created this infographic to help one learn more about the characteristics and risks of this drug.