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Why is Staying Sober So Difficult?

February 9th, 2020

It might seem like a pretty basic thing - staying away from drugs and alcohol. Staying sober is hard…initially. Once you find your groove, things will become a lot easier for you.

How to Stay Sober Around Alcoholics

February 5th, 2020

Alcoholism a tricky addiction to successfully conquer for a number of different reasons. Drinking is a major part of American culture - even heavy drinking is normalized in a lot of social circles.

Using Heroin When You’re on Suboxone

February 1st, 2020

The key difference between Suboxone and other opioids is the added naloxone component, which serves to counter the action of opioid-based drugs.

Getting Healthy After Addiction

January 31st, 2020

If you have been abusing drugs and alcohol for a long period of time, that lifestyle can end up drastically damaging both your short-term and long-term health.

Getting Sober for Your Children

January 27th, 2020

One of the most direct consequences of using drugs and alcohol is the detriment and toll it takes on your health. Getting sober is important for parents in order to make sure they live long enough to always be there for their children.

Where Does Heroin Come From?

January 22nd, 2020

Since heroin was first introduced to society, opiate addiction has been a major, ongoing issue. Many men and women struggle with heroin addiction throughout the United States.

How Your Ego Drives Substance Abuse

January 15th, 2020

For some people, their ego makes it very difficult to achieve lasting recovery. This can be hard to make sense of because many addicts have low self-esteem and self-worth issues, but the ego is completely different. 

Mixing Adderall and Xanax

January 13th, 2020

People who abuse drugs frequently combine different drugs such as Adderall and Xanax to get enhanced effects of one or both substances.

How Does Narcan Reverse an Opioid Overdose?

January 10th, 2020

Perhaps the most useful and successful method of opioid overdose reversal and prevention is the widespread use of naloxone - more commonly known as Narcan.

Can an Employer Randomly Drug Test You?

January 8th, 2020

Workplace drug testing has become popular as employers screen their workers to figure out who would be the best candidate for promotion or who is responsible for a workplace problem.

Why Do Alcoholics Love to Drink?

January 4th, 2020

The reality is, alcoholism is far from a matter of choice. Alcoholics do not drink because they want to - they drink because their bodies and their minds are telling them they have to.

The Difference Between Opiates and Opioids

January 3rd, 2020

If you’ve been through drug treatment, are actively using right now, or have a loved one that's addicted, you may be wondering what's the difference between an opiate and an opioid.

Postal Carrier Arrested for Selling Crack from Mail Delivery Truck

December 27th, 2019

A postal service worker has been arrested on drug trafficking charges for selling crack cocaine out of her USPS mail delivery truck while on the job.

What Happens When You Blackout on Alcohol?

December 20th, 2019

A blackout happens when your body’s alcohol levels are too high. Alcohol will impair the ability to form new memories while heavily intoxicated.

Benefits of Taking a Mental Health Day

December 18th, 2019

In today’s world, there has been more acceptance of mental health disorders as more people are talking and coming out about their mental health.

Can You Get Addicted to Tramadol?

December 9th, 2019

Tramadol is a popular opioid-based painkiller that is often prescribed by doctors, and you can certainly get addicted to it if the drug is abused. Learn about the warning signs of Tramadol addiction.

Where Do Opioid Drugs Come From?

December 6th, 2019

Opioids have been very successful, when taken as prescribed, in treating pain and allowing people to function normally in their everyday lives.

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