Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them. The following self-assessment tests can help you determine whether or not it may be time to get help.
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With drugged driving a growing problem and more employers beginning to test for drug use, the length of time a drug will remain detectable in a person's system has become important information for everyone involved. The problem is there are many variables that can affect how long some drugs stay in the system, making exact timetables impossible. See details...
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On Jeffrey writes, "November 7, 2009 I decided that I wanted to die. I was alienated from my wife (still am) because of a suicidal rage I was in a week prior because of excessive drinking. I drank all week and for some reason I decided that November 7 would be my last day on earth." Read more...
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Alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of disease and injury worldwide, behind only high blood pressure and smoking tobacco. Alcohol has become the third most harmful cause of disease in spite of the fact that less than half of the population of the Earth consumes alcohol.
Alcohol's percentage of the global health burden is large and still growing, researchers say. Read More...