Category Archives: Drug Addiction

  • Codependency & Addiction Explained
    Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

    Codependency & Addiction Explained

    It is common for couples who are in love to begin merging various aspects of their lives. However, this can become a problem when couples start to abuse drugs or alcohol. When this occurs, one person might contribute to behaviors that...
  • Why Thousands of Heroin Users Are Overdosing on Fentanyl
    Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

    Why Thousands of Heroin Users Are Overdosing on Fentanyl

    Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid drug that can be up to 100 times more powerful than heroin. Unlike heroin, it is a fast-acting narcotic and takes effect almost immediately. It is highly addictive and has been known to send users into life-threatening...
  • Association for Addiction Professionals Recognizes September as Recovery Month
    Thursday, September 6th, 2018

    Association for Addiction Professionals Recognizes September as Recovery Month

    The Association for Addiction Professionals, or the NAADAC as it is also called, is at the forefront of fighting drug and alcohol addictions. The organization is there to guide, support, educate, and empower more than 100,000 addiction specialists and addiction treatment professionals...
  • What to Do When a Loved One is Battling Addiction
    Monday, June 18th, 2018

    What to Do When a Loved One is Battling Addiction

    Loved ones are incredibly influential in all aspects of our day-to-day lives, even when it is not immediately obvious. By continual interaction with our closest friends, family members, and coworkers, we shape our decisions, actions, and behaviors in ways...
  • Summertime Heat Can Drive People to Drug & Alcohol Abuse
    Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

    Summertime Heat Can Drive People to Drug & Alcohol Abuse

    For people all around the country, the warmer summer months are intimidating, not because of the rise in the heat but because of the rise of drug and alcohol abuse in their social circles. Many of the biggest celebrations of the year occur...
  • The Benzo Drug Epidemic You Know About But Don’t Hear About
    Friday, March 9th, 2018

    The Benzo Drug Epidemic You Know About But Don’t Hear About

    Benzodiazepine drugs – usually called just benzos – are mostly psychotropic prescription drugs used to alleviate the worst symptoms of anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Valium and Xanax are probably the two “household” names you recognize. But beyond those two...