5 Holistic Health Practices To Add To Your Recovery Routine

5 Holistic Health Practices To Add To Your Recovery Routine Recovering from opioid addiction using a medication-assisted treatment program is the best way to begin healing from the often-deadly illness—of opioid dependence. However, during this time of recovery, many report that, while the opioids are leaving their body and they are feeling better, they are [...]

By |2022-05-09T21:29:56-05:00May 29th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on 5 Holistic Health Practices To Add To Your Recovery Routine

Inside Kratom: The Legal Drug With A Dangerous Similarity To Opioids

Inside Kratom: The Legal Drug With A Dangerous Similarity To Opioids Recently there has been a rise in substances sold in vape shops, convenience stores, and gas stations across the country. These substances include Delta8, CBD, and one of the most popular, Kratom. While these substances are technically legal, they are unregulated and can vary [...]

By |2022-05-09T21:29:47-05:00May 22nd, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Inside Kratom: The Legal Drug With A Dangerous Similarity To Opioids

Can Opioids Give You A Contact High?

Can Opioids Give You A Contact High? One of the biggest reasons that indoor smoking has been banned in many countries, especially the United States, is because of the research being done regarding “secondhand smoke.” Studies have shown that, though less harmful, inhaling cigarette or cigar smoke from someone who is smoking nearby can have [...]

By |2022-06-27T22:24:16-05:00May 15th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Can Opioids Give You A Contact High?

How To Manage Truly Intense Chronic Pain Without Narcotics

How To Manage Truly Intense Chronic Pain Without Narcotics Chronic pain has become increasingly common in the United States. In fact, in 2016 the CDC reported that just over 50 million Americans suffered from chronic pain, and 19.6 million of those individuals were dealing with high impact, or truly intense, chronic pain. Throughout the 2000s, [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:54:25-05:00April 29th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How To Manage Truly Intense Chronic Pain Without Narcotics

Why Is The Opiate Crisis In The U.S. Getting Worse?

Why Is The Opiate Crisis In The U.S. Getting Worse? The opioid crisis, as we know it in the modern age, has been steadily raging since the 1990s, when prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone became available. The crisis then reached a second peak in the early 2010s with the affordable and ample supply of [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:54:32-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Why Is The Opiate Crisis In The U.S. Getting Worse?

What Does Heroin Do To The Brain?

What Does Heroin Do To The Brain? Starting at a very young age, children are warned against taking illegal drugs like heroin, simply with the warning that drugs are “bad.” As we get older, many people reach adulthood without a full comprehension of what exactly makes a drug like heroin “bad.” Of course, we know [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:54:37-05:00April 15th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on What Does Heroin Do To The Brain?

How To Minimize Post-Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome From Opiates

How To Minimize Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome From Opiates  Opiates have long been considered to be one of the most difficult substances to stop using. Many people who have recovered from opioid addiction have experienced the difficult withdrawal symptoms that occur within the first few days or to a week after ending opioid use. These withdrawal [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:54:41-05:00April 8th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How To Minimize Post-Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome From Opiates

Why Are Doctors Overprescribing Opiates In The US?

Why Are Doctors Overprescribing Opiates In The US? There are many root causes for why the opioid crisis has become such a large-scale epidemic. These causes range from the highly addictive nature of opioids, the commonplace practice of prescribing them for chronic pain, the affordability of heroin, and now the rise of fentanyl-laced substances. However, [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:54:47-05:00April 1st, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Why Are Doctors Overprescribing Opiates In The US?

The Dangerous Opioid That Is Constantly Glamorized

The Dangerous Opioid That Is Constantly Glamorized When it comes to opioids, most people have heard of the major opioids that cause someone to develop an addiction. Prescription opioids like Oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal opioids like Fentanyl and Heroin, are all known to be incredibly dangerous. However, an opioid that is not [...]

By |2022-03-22T10:35:38-05:00March 28th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on The Dangerous Opioid That Is Constantly Glamorized

How Snapchat Became The Most Dangerous Opioid Marketplace

How Snapchat Became The Most Dangerous Opioid Marketplace Most people think of a drug deal occurring in a shady parking lot, some back alley, or a warehouse full of people with guns like we see on TV. But in the age of the internet, most narcotics dealing, especially with opioids, has moved to the internet [...]

By |2022-03-22T10:35:50-05:00March 15th, 2022|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How Snapchat Became The Most Dangerous Opioid Marketplace
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