Opioids

Learn about how the opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and how you or your loved one can seek help.
Opioids

Vivitrol and Suboxone Equally Safe and Effective in Treating Opioid Addiction, Study Says

The medications Vivitrol and Suboxone are similarly efficient forms of addiction treatment. Learn about their effects and the key differences between them.
Opioids

6 Ways to Manage Chronic Pain as a Sober Person

Chronic pain is one of several factors that can lead to addiction, as many end up using painkillers. Discover other ways to manage pain and maintain sobriety.
Addiction Treatment

What is Vivitrol?

Certain individuals need some extra help to stay on the path to recovery. For many, Vivitrol can help. In this short video, learn more about the benefits of Vivitrol and how it can strengthen your recovery.
Drug Addiction

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

The reality is that deadly drugs like Fentanyl and heroin are making their way into homes all over the country, homes just like yours.
Opioids

Do You Know Where Your Unused Prescriptions End Up?

More than four billion prescriptions are filled each year. Have you ever wondered what happens to all the unused prescription pills?
Drug Addiction

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.
Opioids

What is Naloxone?

91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Naloxone can help. Learn more about this life saving medicine in this short video.
Opioids

Study Says: Acupuncture Is a Safe Alternative for Painkillers

Acupuncture is less risky than prescription pills in treating chronic pain. Learn more about how acupuncture works to strengthen recovery.
Opioids

Narcan: Saving Lives or Enabling Addiction?

Discover the pros and cons of the drug Narcan, which prevents overdoses but does not always facilitate long-term addiction recovery.
Alcohol

Addiction Among Baby Boomers

Baby boomers were frequently exposed to illicit substances. See how this drug culture and other factors continue to impact their risk of developing addiction.
Addiction Treatment

3 Reasons People Don't Go to Treatment

People suffering from a substance abuse disorder have varied reasons for avoiding treatment, but the most significant factors are denial, fear, and shame.
Opioids

Senate Adds $45 Billion to Fight Opioid Crisis

When the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first proposed, it was met with resistance from both Republicans and Democrats, particularly when it came to how the bill would affect the current opioid crisis sweeping the nation. In an effort to increase support for the bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently added $45 billion to the healthcare bill.