A Guide to Mental Health and Wellness for a Stress Free Life

Stress is an inescapable response to life’s hardships, such as financial woes, relationship disputes, workplace demands, and internal conflict. Everybody encounters stressful situations in their lives which effect their mental health and wellness, from the time they wake up until they go to sleep. Many people can handle stressful situations with ease, while others need…

The History of Drug Abuse

Humans have a long history of drug abuse having used drugs for thousands of years. Early civilization used wine from at least the time of the early Egyptians. The earliest recorded use of narcotics dates back to 4,000 B.C, with medicinal marijuana appearing in China around 2,737 B.C. The extraction of active ingredients from psychoactive…

Teaching Kids about Drug Abuse

Illicit drug use among adolescents has increased steadily since the early 1990s. Children and teens in today’s society have easier access to alcohol, tobacco and drugs, meaning substance abuse starts even earlier in life than in past years. As adolescence is a time when many children begin experimenting with drugs, research shows that nearly 75…