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A Beginner's Guide to Opium

A Beginner’s Guide to Opium

Opium is an extract of Papaver Somniferum, a milky, resin-like extract from a type of poppy flower historically cultivated throughout Asia. In ancient Rome, the

The right recovery center

Discovering Recovery

A Glimpse of Hope On a bad day, it’s easy to imagine a life without alcohol or drugs: the end of cravings, hangovers, trashed relationships,

Choosing Between a Getaway or Outpatient Program
12 Step Program

Getaway or Outpatient Program?

No matter how long the “bottom” has been coming, when the time finally arrives to choose a treatment center—either as an addict, an alcoholic or

Needles and opiates and opioid abuse paraphernalia
12 Step Program

A Primer on Opiates and Opioids

In Signs of Opiate Addiction, we discussed the terms opiates and opioids. Both are powerful drugs that are highly effective for the relief of pain. And,

The Differences Between Substance Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction

Opiate Addiction

OPIATE ADDICTION According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prescription opiate abuse has reached epidemic levels. Abuse of opiate-based prescription narcotics often leads