Jun 22, 2019

How To Successfully Detox from Opiate Addiction

Heroin and prescription painkillers are all classified as opiates.  These drugs have many different forms including liquids, powders,...
Jun 21, 2019

Making Sense of Drugs: Scheduling and Drug Classification Charts

There are five main classifications for drugs in the United States. Chemicals utilized to manufacture these drugs also fall into 5...
Jun 19, 2019

Common Types of Addiction

Addiction comes in many forms: gambling, working, and sex, to name a few. The types of addiction that individuals seek professional help...
Jun 14, 2019

The Prevalence of Prescription Drug Abuse

There is a reason the Opioid Crisis is garnering much attention these days from activist groups and lawmakers alike. The prescription drug...
Jun 6, 2019

Alcohol and Drug Combinations: A Sure Way to Increase Your Risk of Death

Sometimes, it is difficult to know which substances will interact with each other. When we drink, we often do not take the time to think...
Jun 5, 2019

The Failed War on Drugs: Opioid Addiction

Within a span of five years, from 2010 to 2015, there was a 17% increase in heroin overdoses. We have been saying we are at war with...
May 31, 2019

Addiction Withdrawal: Is Quitting Drugs or Alcohol “Cold Turkey” Really Ever Safe?

The more you use a substance, including alcohol, the higher your tolerance becomes. You have an increased chance of undergoing symptoms of...
May 30, 2019

Does Drinking in Moderation Work After Rehab?

Some consequences of drinking do not rely on the amount, or how often one drinks. As we all know, alcohol use can increase the possibility...