Top 10 Health Consequences of Drug Abuse

Oct 16, 2019 12:13:52 PM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Drug Addiction, Recovery Treatment, drug abuse

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There were 70,237 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017. Short-term and long-term health effects occur from repetitive drug abuse over the years. Specific effects depend on the person, how much is being used, medical history and, of course, which substance(s) are being used. 

Continue reading to find out the top 10 health conditions associated with drug abuse and how our staff can help you. 

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What Should I Do if I Think My Loved One Has a Drug Addiction?

Sep 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Providence Recovery Services posted in Addiction, Treatment, Drug Addiction

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Did you know that Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 are most likely to use addictive drugs?

The human brain is the most complex organ in the body, and it regulates your body’s essential functions. It shapes your thoughts, emotions and behavior. Drugs can alter primary brain areas necessary for life-sustaining purposes. 

If you are worried that your loved one may be suffering from drug addiction, continue reading below for more information on what you should do. 

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