Lil Peep’s Overdose Sparks Xanax Discussion

On November 16, Gustav Åhr, a promising young rapper known as Lil Peep, passed away from a suspected accidental Xanax overdose. Reports show the rapper took a nap in his tour bus prior to a scheduled performance and never woke up. He was only 21. The tragic passing of Lil Peep, who was open about … Continued

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Your Addiction

Telling your loved ones that you are struggling with substance abuse can be difficult. These are some tips to help you be better prepared for this important conversation.  

6 Natural Ways to Fight Withdrawal Symptoms

About 50 percent of people suffering from substance abuse relapse after completing treatment. Often, this is due to the physical and emotional withdrawal symptoms they experience. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these symptoms and the risk of relapse.  

Addicted Babies

Every year, roughly 10,000 babies are born addicted to opioids. Their first days of life are excruciating ─ consisting of stiff limbs, tremors, extreme diarrhea, fever, irritability, and excessive crying. They are often separated from their mothers and taken to neonatal intensive care units, where they receive small doses of morphine to treat their opioid … Continued