Bipolar Spouse

4 Tips On How To Live With A Bipolar Spouse

According to statistics from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), bipolar disorder affects up to 5.7 million adults in the United States every year.

On the other hand, the Mental Health Research Association estimates that at least 2 million American adults suffer from bipolar disorder every year. These figures are indicative of the fact that bipolar disorder is quite common in the United States.

There are few statistics available on relationships in which there is a bipolar spouse. However, assuming that at least half of those diagnosed with bipolar … Continue Reading

Employee Drug Tests

What Types Of Employee Drug Tests Are Available And Do They Work?

Employee drug testing has become the norm in some major companies across America. It is a simple solution to protecting the workforce for a drug-free environment.

Some job hunting individuals may wonder if the methods and attitudes are over-zealous, but many companies stand by their policies.

Drug use at work is a problem, and there are different solutions to uncover it. However, not all companies are tackling the issue in the most efficient manner.… Continue Reading

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs Entering Public Schools in America

High school is a period of changes. The phase of becoming a young adult is at the smallest hand tricky and confusing. It is a time when a child begins his path of self-discovery towards becoming a young adult.

This path has many options, possibilities, and as any other child who is curious, high schoolers are overly eager to experiment with one of these options.

Unfortunately, this sometimes means taking the wrong turn and choosing drugs.

Statistics show that after marijuana and alcohol, prescription drugs are becoming one of the … Continue Reading

Drug Addiction

The Truth Behind Drug Addiction

It is quite surprising to learn that a lot of people consider drug addiction to be a social problem. Drug addiction is not a social issue, but rather, it is a personal problem, an individual problem. It can cause grave long-term consequences.

Problems with relationships, employment, and law, mental and physical state are situations that are all going to come at once. Simply willing to change one’s behavior is not going to solve this problem. There is a lot more to it, than what we think it is.

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Prescription Drug Abuse Continues To Explode In America

Sound The Alarm

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The invasion has begun!

Prescription drugs and their manufacturers have occupied America. They invaded my home, too.

Over the past 100 years, prescription drug addiction has grown from a non-issue to a sleeping pill joke on sitcoms to an insidious and serious health issue that doesn’t seem to have an end.

Abuse of drugs like Xanax, Adderall and Oxycontin has grown much faster than the population overall, and continues to accelerate.

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Four Horrible New Drugs Hit Our Schools

Recently in our neighborhood, two 9th graders were hospitalized for a bad reaction to Spice, otherwise known as K2 or synthetic marijuana.  They were hallucinating, fighting and throwing things in one of their parent’s garages.

One of them babysat my kids when she was 12, so this news came as a shock (to say the least)!

After being in the dumps for many months (and not blogging), this news kind of snapped me out of my funk. My kids are getting older now, so I’m beginning to worry about such … Continue Reading

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