Dear Mom, As you know, I had a happy childhood with our family. Naturally, there were some troubling times as our family progressed, whether it was the loss of a family member or financial hardships that occurred, but throughout it all, our family remained strong and united.
When speaking to families who are trying to help a loved one who is addicted to drugs and alcohol , one of the most common arguments is: “They just need to figure it out on their own. We can’t make them do anything.
Narcan Saves Lives but Drug Rehab Is Still Necessary One of the biggest life-saving inventions to come out of the drug epidemic is Narcan .
Dear Heroin, hello my old friend. It seems like only yesterday when I felt you course through my veins for the first time. I can still remember the first time we met. I was so sick, I was hurting so bad, and then there you were…the so-called called “answer” to all my problems.
In discussing the current drug crisis with a coworker, it hit me out of nowhere that we are quite possibly living in the middle of the so-called “zombie apocalypse” that many horror film buffs have always envisioned.
The drug crisis is constantly changing, shirting, and evolving. It never quite stayed the same. While drug abuse and addiction has been a constant in our modern society, the substances drug users are becoming hooked on seems to change with the season…
Are you serious? Today, I read an article about a large medical software company manipulating the doctor-patient relationship, in order to increase the sales of opiate medications. You read that right; I don’t think I could make that stuff up.
My name is Logan and I am a recovering meth addict. I started smoking weed in 8th grade and it quickly became an every day thing. By the time I was 16 years old, in 10th grade, I was unmotivated and depressed with my life. I started to try other harder drugs like coke and acid. This progressed to meth and heroin…
I have even seen several comments stating that overdose victims should not be given Narcan anymore in order to “solve the problem.” Has our society really become so cold that so many people would rather stand by and let someone die than give them another chance at life? Since when has this sort of behavior become socially acceptable? Why are people so quick to spew hate on social media?
How Sobriety Has Become the Foundation for My Life About seven and a half years ago, my life was what many people might call a mess. I was having a hard time making ends meet and had to move back in with my parents because I was drinking entirely too much alcohol.