Heroin

Heroin is the most addictive drug available. Learn how to recognize heroin addiction, and how you or your loved one can get help.
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

Does the use of suboxone substitute one addiction for another?

Despite its success rate, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), is still considered controversial in the field of addiction treatment. Some believe that treating addiction with medications such as Suboxone simply replaces one addiction with another.
Opioids

The Trump Administration vs The Opioid Epidemic

During the last month, several legislations have been proposed that could greatly affect the opioid epidemic and drug addiction in general.
Opioids

What Is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a powerful medication that has been seen in headlines across the country. To learn more about this pain medication, watch the short video.
Opioids

How Repealing the Affordable Care Act Could Affect the Opioid Crisis

As efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act move forward, there have been questions about how the repeal would affect the opioid epidemic currently throwing the nation into crisis.
Opioids

Is Medical Marijuana An Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Randall Dwenger, explores the debate around medical marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction. Does he believe medical marijuana can be a pathway to recovery?
Opioids

What Are Opioids?

According to Psychology Today, opioids are “a class of controlled pain-management drugs that contain natural or synthetic chemicals based on morphine, the active component of opium.”
Opioids

What You Need to Know About Fentanyl

One of the most powerful and deadly substances of the opioid class, fentanyl has been linked to numerous fatal overdoses in recent years.
Opioids

The Opioid Epidemic from Two Different Viewpoints: The Living and The Dead

There’s more than one way to tell a story, especially when that story is the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation.
Opioids

From Painkillers to Heroin: An All Too Common Path

The amount of people who are addicted to prescription painkillers continues to grow, with an estimated 2.1 million people currently misusing opioids in the United States. And for many, the transition from prescription drug misuse to heroin addiction is an easy one.
Opioids

Macklemore Helps Obama Tackle Opioid Epidemic Awareness

Grammy award-winning rapper Macklemore and President Barack Obama teamed up last weekend to talk about the national opioid addiction crisis by calling for Congress to increase funding for addiction treatment.