Extreme paranoia, anxiety, severe dental problems and insomnia are just some of the long-term effects people experience when using meth. Makes anyone wonder why anyone would try meth? What is methamphetamine and why is it so addictive? Find out in an easy-to-read infographic by Lakeview Health.
July 24, 2013 Alcohol is a huge part of LGBT culture. For some gay people, their social lives start and end at gay bars, which may be the only places people feel safe. How else has alcohol affected the LGBT community? Find out more in our infographic.
July 2, 2013 Benzodiazepines, commonly called benzos, are used to treat a wide range of conditions ranging from anxiety to alcohol withdrawal. Although these drugs help a lot of people, they cause harm and even death when misused. What are benzos? What are the effects of benzodiazepines and their common usages and dangers? Get all
June 6, 2013 Physical and personality traits are passed down from generation to generation. Even health issues such as alcoholism can be inherited. Many factors affect your risk for developing alcohol problems, including which family members are alcoholic and how close they are to you. Your risk of developing this disease may be greater than
May 16, 2013 College students, beware! Drinking at parties or sporting events seems fun, but you are putting yourself at risk of attack, injury or even death. Learn how your drinking habits and the drinking of your classmates impacts your lives. Our infographic shows the frightening statistics of binge drinking in college, including some of
Drinking large amounts of alcohol puts you at risk for cancer. Women especially need to know about breast cancer, for which even moderate drinking can increase risk. Learn why alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer and other effects of alcohol with continued consumption. Check out our infographic below and find out what you can
Synthetic Drugs: Who’s Using and the Dangers April 3, 2013 Synthetic drugs are deadly and “street chemists” continue changing out one dangerous chemical for another to stay one step ahead of the law. These destructive cocktails can be bought at convenience stores, but have chemicals not meant for human consumption. People—teens especially—experiment with them, thinking
Did you ever have a blackout or throw up after drinking? How about having to drink around certain people? If any of these sound familiar, you may have a drinking problem. Problem drinking can be stopped, but if you become dependent, you will need alcohol detox and rehab. Check out some of the signs of
March 6, 2013 Are you curious why some men never seem to have a hangover or feel as bad as women do after a night of drinking? Check out our infographic below. Discover why alcohol abuse is so much worse for women and what damaging effects that it can have on a woman, both short
January 31, 2013 Dual diagnosis is the combination of having mental illness and an addiction that occur at the same time. Many people who struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol have an underlying mental health issue that is not being properly medicated. Check out our infographic below to learn about the 8 Most Common