The Effects of Substance Use on Sleep

The Effects of Substance Use on Sleep

No one ever expects to develop a substance use disorder (SUD). Even though this is the case, in the United States alone, over 20 million people struggle with substance use disorder. A SUD can affect many aspects of a person’s health, including their sleep. Continue...
Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

The effects of substance use are not always outwardly visible. Many people who suffer from substance use disorders (SUD) also experience mental health effects like paranoia, depression, anxiety, aggression, hallucinations and other problems. Furthermore, studies have...
5 Signs Your Child May Be Using Substances

5 Signs Your Child May Be Using Substances

It can be a terrifying thought to imagine that your child is using substances, but substance use among adolescents is a real issue. According to the Centers for Disease and Control, the substances most commonly used by young adults are alcohol, marijuana and tobacco....
Effects Substance Use Has on Your Skin

Effects Substance Use Has on Your Skin

Many people are aware that a substance use disorder (SUD) causes numerous health problems, but they may be unaware of its unhealthy side effects on the largest organ in our bodies — the skin. The skin acts as a waterproof, defensive shield protecting our bodies from...