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Drug Education - An Emerging Concept For Teachers

Out of many bad habits, drug abuse is commonly found among youth around the globe. Drug abuse is initially practiced in the form of glue, Inhalants, cigarette, alcohol, beer, sedatives, syrup having codeine/codine, pain relievers, any drink containing caffeine, etc. Children may later substitute it

Smokers Begin To Buy E Cigarettes In Growing Numbers

If you’ve been a long time smoker of traditional tobacco cigarettes, or if you’ve even been a smoker of cigars or pipe tobacco, you may have already considered switching to electronic cigarettes.

Try Hypnosis To Help You Quit Smoking

Hypnotists therefore believe that using concentrated relaxation will by pass the gate keeper of the conscious mind and feed the subconscious an imagined reality that the person being hypnotized is a non-smoker, thus turning that person into a non-smoker. This reprogramming changes behavior patterns

Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse-Facts About Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Abuse of alcohol and other drugs is a major threat to the health and well - being of teenagers. According to a recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey of high school students:1About 10% of teens smoke cigarettes frequently (more than 20 days per month). Tobacco use has se

Can Smoking harm unborn babies?

YES, smoking whilst pregnant does ensure that there is a greater risk of low birth weight babies being born, along with the other associated dangers that are well advertised about the general health risks when ...

Dangers of Smoking - Discover the Serious Dangers of Smoking

Smoking is a dangerous habit, and many still continue to smoke cigarettes even after knowing the serious dangers of smoking. This article was created to show the harmful dangers of smoking, but to also show why you need to stop smoking if you are.

Alcohol Rehab Can Be Prevented By Early Education - Very Early

Alcohol education programs are having to start with younger children than ever before. A recent study published in the September issue of Prevention Science shows that alcohol use increases from fourth to sixth grades.According to the study's author, fifth grade is the key time to prevent child

An Overview of Crystal Meth - Understanding What It Is

Unless you have been totally out of touch with the news for at least the last five years, you have undoubtedly heard of methamphetamine, meth, crystal meth, or meth labs. All of these subjects have been widely reported on, as the increase in methamphetamine use has spread across the United States. M

Sweet Dreams

Definition of the drug slang term 'Sweet dreams' from the About.com Alcoholism / Substance Abuse glossary of drug street terms.

Stop Smoking Help Yourself!

What the article here goes to prove is the stop smoking help needs to come from the smoker itself. Quitting seems to be literally impossible. While people discuss quitting and taking stop smoking help

Addiction Recovery and Changing Character

When I write about the 12 Step Program, it brings many memories to mind. But the first thing that comes to mind is the first paragraph of Chapter 5 "How It Works." You will recall that is the paragraph that talks about rigorous honesty. I believe individuals are incredibly gifted at self d

Stop Smoking - Treatments and Tips on How to Quit Smoking

For all who smoke, half will die from their smoking, and of those, half are already in middle age. If you smoke, you will suffer up to 20 times of some of 40 different diseases, compared to a person do not smoke.

How do you know if you are addicted

This article defines an addiction and helps you to decide whether or not you have one. It gives common examples and tells you how to decide if your substance use is interfering in any of your major li

Managing Weight Gain While Quitting Smoking

When a person decides to quit smoking, they tend to gain some weight, usually five to ten pounds. This is a common occurrence, but it is not guaranteed to happen to everyone.