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iv heroin users

IV Heroin Users: What They Have in Common

“Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and ...

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tylenol addiction

Are You at Risk for Becoming Dependent on Tylenol?

Tylenol is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter medications, and for good reason: it can lower a fever and relieve the pain and discomfort of minor injuries, headaches, and ...

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Holistic Living Following Addiction

Guide to Holistic Living Following Addiction Rehab

When a person becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, it’s more than just their body that suffers; their entire being becomes affected by these substances. Negative health consequences aside from ...

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Underlying Cause Behind Addiction

How Rehabs Can Determine the Underlying Cause Behind Your Addiction

The only way you can truly solve your problem is to determine the underlying cause behind addiction. How are you supposed to fix a problem that you do not know ...

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Overcoming Opioid Addiction

How Addicts are Overcoming Addiction Without the Use of Medication Maintenance Treatment

Opioids, or narcotics, are a class of drugs chemically related to heroin, including heroin and prescription painkillers such as fentanyl, morphine, and hydrocodone, among others. In recent years, opioid abuse ...

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Alcohol and Alcoholism

Why Alcohol Should be Considered the Most Dangerous Drug

People are starting to see just how bad addiction is starting to get in this country, like with alcohol and alcoholism. Still, even though Americans’ understanding of addiction had certainly ...

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Parent Is Addicted

The Profound Effects of Being a Child of a Heroin Addict

When a parent is addicted to drugs and alcohol, providing for their children becomes a very hard thing to do. When a parent consumes and abuses drugs and alcohol, they ...

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Suicide and Addiction

National Suicide Prevention Month: Is There a Link Between Suicide and Addiction

September is the National Suicide Prevention Month and it’s now being wondered if there is a link between suicide and addiction. It’s a wise question to have answered. Many are ...

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Stress In Addiction Recovery

4 Healthy Ways to Handle Stress as a Mom in Addiction Recovery

Stress in addiction recovery is a pretty common, sometimes reoccurring, problem that needs to be handled in the correct manner in order to help prevent a relapse back in to ...

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Narcotics Abuse

Narcotics Abuse: Why It’s a Risk Factor for Heroin Addiction

Narcotics, also known as opioids, are a category of drugs that are prescribed to relieve pain. Common narcotics include opium, oxycodone, morphine, hydrocodone, codeine, and methadone. These narcotic drugs can ...

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