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…
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…
Vivitrol is a monthly injection of an opioid blocker. It shuts off an addict’s ability to get high from opioids and is usually used as a protective measure against relapse with addicts who are in early recovery. Could Vivitrol be contributing to the surge in methamphetamine addiction?
Lately, all the rage has been about vaping and the recent deaths allegedly caused by vaping. Since the first few cases made it on the news, tons of media outlets have covered the developing story as more and more cases came to light where people got sick and died, again allegedly, due to vaping.
As if using heroin wasn’t scary enough with all the deaths associated with fentanyl lacing, drug users now have to be weary of inadvertently contracting flesh-eating bacteria after pushing the plunger down.