Sep 25, 2018

Opioid Epidemic Has Hepatitis C On the Rise—What You Need to Know

Hepatitis C, a virus which affects between two and six million people in the United States, is most commonly transmitted through injection...
Sep 18, 2018

Opiate Addiction

OPIATE ADDICTION According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opiate abuse has reached epidemic...
Sep 16, 2018

Opiate and Opioid Addiction: An Explanation of Cause and Effect

In our last piece, Signs of Opiate Addiction, we briefly discussed the terms opioids and opiates. Both are powerful drugs that are very...
Feb 18, 2018

Alcoholism, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Abuse

ALCOHOLISM, ALCOHOL ADDICTION, ALCOHOL ABUSE It can be difficult to determine whether a drinker is abusing alcohol or addicted...
Oct 7, 2017

Marijuana Withdrawal – When Cheech and Chong Goes Wrong

Some say there’s no hope with dope. But for people who’ve toked for years, there’s hope if you want to quit dope. Most stoners...
Mar 23, 2017

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

With the back to school bonanza already in full swing, I thought this an opportune time to educate parents on addiction’s early warning...
Dec 14, 2016

Cocaine Withdrawal: Symptoms & Tips

My cocaine abuse history was somewhat unusual in that it wasn't my drug of choice. I wasn't Tony Montana, as much as I'd like to think I...
Sep 14, 2016

Why Heroin Withdrawals Are Deadly

“I bought a gun and chose drugs instead.” –Kurt CobainIf you’ve been living in the sober world or know someone in recovery,...