Category: Addiction Effects

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Does Marijuana Kill Brain Cells?

The correlation between smoking weed and a person’s IQ has long been a subject of debate. In the current political environment of legalization discussions and arguments, this belief is no doubt one that pushes to restrict marijuana use as a recreational drug. As marijuana depresses certain neurotransmitters to create the sensation of a high, it…
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Naloxone Helps Prevent Overdoses

The opioid epidemic continues to spread and rage across the country, just as it does across the rest of the planet, as well. However, the good news is that an increase in awareness has led to more conversations on the national stage about things that we can do to help improve the situation, and get…
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Preventing Suicide

Is your loved one at risk for suicide? Suicide is shockingly high among people who struggle with substance addiction. It’s important to be aware of the risks and be able to reach out to your loved one if they’re entertaining thoughts of suicide.

Suicide and Substance Abuse

More than 39,000 Americans per year take their own lives. People who struggle with addiction are a whopping 6 times more likely to commit suicide. 1 in 3 people who commit suicide also have drugs in their system, usually opiates or alcohol. It’s obvious that there’s a strong connection between suicide and substance abuse, particularly…
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All About Muscle Relaxants

Here at Pomarri we offer drug detox programs for a variety of drugs, including muscle relaxants. Here is what you need to know about muscle relaxants, muscle relaxant addiction, and the dangers of muscle relaxant abuse.

How Addiction Affects Friends

Welcome back to our series about the effects of addiction.  We have previously discussed how addiction affects the family, and how it affects coworkers (in case you missed it, you can click the links to read about them).  Today we will be discussing how addiction affects friends.  

How Addiction Affects Coworkers

Today we continue our series on how addiction affects those in an addict’s life.  If you missed the opening post on how addiction affects families, you can find that here.  Today we will be exploring how addiction affects coworkers.  

How Addiction Affects Family

One of the lies addicts tell themselves is that their drug use only affects them.  Unfortunately, that is not true.  It intimately affects everyone in an addict’s life.  Over the next few weeks, we will be discussing the effects that addiction has on friends, family, coworkers, etc.  Read on to learn how addiction affects the…
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