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  • Kratom: A Dangerous Alternative Approach to Fighting Opioid Addiction Kratom: A Dangerous Alternative Approach to Fighting Opioid Addiction

    Kratom: A Dangerous Alternative Approach to Fighting Opioid Addiction

Kratom: A Dangerous Alternative Approach to Fighting Opioid Addiction

Opioid use and abuse is a rising problem that continues to get worse. These are considered to be the most dangerous drugs on the market today. Opioids are used to treat moderate to severe […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • 5 Most Common Stressors Leading to Addiction Among Americans 5 Most Common Stressors Leading to Addiction Among Americans

    5 Most Common Stressors Leading to Addiction Among Americans

5 Most Common Stressors Leading to Addiction Among Americans

Stress is one of the most powerful causes of an addiction. Studies have shown that Millenials and Generation X generations are the most stressed in history. At first, it might not seem like […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Why Telemedicine Should Not Be the Future of Drug Treatment Why Telemedicine Should Not Be the Future of Drug Treatment

    Why Telemedicine Should Not Be the Future of Drug Treatment

Why Telemedicine Should Not Be the Future of Drug Treatment

Substance abuse and addiction is a problem that is ravaging communities across the nation. It has become a problem that is no longer considered an urban issue because it has become so widespread. Addiction […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Why Giving a “Face” to Addiction Might Help End the Stigma Why Giving a “Face” to Addiction Might Help End the Stigma

    Why Giving a “Face” to Addiction Might Help End the Stigma

Why Giving a “Face” to Addiction Might Help End the Stigma

When you think about addiction what is the first thing/sight that comes to mind? An old lady struggling with pain? A young mother who hides who prescriptions and frequent refills from her family? […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Why the Criminalization of Addiction is Fueling the Drug Epidemic Why the Criminalization of Addiction is Fueling the Drug Epidemic

    Why the Criminalization of Addiction is Fueling the Drug Epidemic

Why the Criminalization of Addiction is Fueling the Drug Epidemic

The war on drugs is a familiar slogan of previous presidents and other law enforcement agencies. Everyone understands that drugs and substance abuse destroys lives, communities and has an overall negative effect on the […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Should Doctors be Required to Complete Continuing Education on Addiction Should Doctors be Required to Complete Continuing Education on Addiction

    Should Doctors be Required to Complete Continuing Education on Addiction

Should Doctors be Required to Complete Continuing Education on Addiction

Prescription drug abuse is destroying this country. It is the worst case of drug abuse and addiction in the history of this country. Some of this problem is due to the drugs on the […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • How Often Do Prescription Drugs Lead to Substance Abuse How Often Do Prescription Drugs Lead to Substance Abuse

    How Often Do Prescription Drugs Lead to Substance Abuse

How Often Do Prescription Drugs Lead to Substance Abuse

Prescription drugs are widely used and terribly misused. More and more people are developing tolerance and addictions to prescription drugs. Families, friends, and physicians must be more vigilant when taking, keeping and prescribing these […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

    Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

Gateway drugs are any drugs that are a ‘stepping stone’ towards more drug use, abuse, and possible addiction. For the longest time, marijuana was considered to be the most dangerous gateway drug. While any […]

By |December 26th, 2016|Addiction, Drugs|0 Comments
  • Addiction’s Influence on Crime Rates Addiction’s Influence on Crime Rates

    Addiction’s Influence on Crime Rates

Addiction’s Influence on Crime Rates

There is a direct connection between addiction and crime rates. The number of non-violent criminals in prisons today is a clear example of how the two are connected. Drugs and alcohol can completely take […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments
  • Drop-In Centers Providing Guidance and Resources for Addicts Drop-In Centers Providing Guidance and Resources for Addicts

    Drop-In Centers Providing Guidance and Resources for Addicts

Drop-In Centers Providing Guidance and Resources for Addicts

Addiction is everywhere in this country today. If you do not believe that your neighborhood is affected by addiction, then you probably have been hiding under a rock for the last ten years. It […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments