Irreversible Addiction

Why do people let addictions take over their life? Why do they continue to take the drugs that seemingly destroyed their relationships, caused them to lose their job and often absorbed all their money? Logically, with all these terrible repercussions, you would think it would be easy to ditch the drugs and fix your life. However, it is not…
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The Drug Chokehold

We live in a society filled with education including mathematics, grammar, physical health, etc. but further, our society teaches the young population about the negative effects involved in drug and alcohol abuse. We even go as far as to offer classes and information for parents so they can be better informed about the negativities involved…
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Scare Tactics Or Science Talk: Different Approaches To Drug Education

My Drug Education Experience I have always operated under the motto of “Drugs are bad”. But it wasn’t until a recent paper discussion in neurochemistry that I began to understand the science behind addiction. I recall taking a health class in school that had a unit on drugs and alcohol. We watched the typical videos…
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Addicted And Trapped

Just This Once Think back to those college days of little responsibility and too much fun. Some of us were so caught up with our desire to “fit in” and be “cool,” that when offered a drink of alcohol or a “hit” of some drug, we simply could not refuse. Many of us probably thought…
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Schizophrenia As A Neurodevelopmental Disorder?

  IDEA Schizophrenia for a large portion of the world population is thought to be a very dangerous psychological condition that occurs when people “lose their noodle” or “go crazy”. For the most part, they are not entirely wrong, however, schizophrenia develops a lot more from a biological point of view than what people know.…
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