Opioids

Opioids are prescription drugs given for pain management and are highly addictive. Learn about how the opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and how you or your loved one can seek help.
Drug Addiction

How to Safely Detox from Painkiller Addiction

Addiction takes a tremendous toll on the body. Learn what you can do to start the healing, break free from addiction, and regain control over your life.
Blog

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.
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What Doctors Are Doing About the Opioid Epidemic

Once believed to be helpful medications, opioids were frequently prescribed to patients for chronic pain management. Now, they have proved to be dangerous and highly addictive.
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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.
Alcohol

The Founding Fathers on Drugs and Alcohol

Learn about the complex history of drug and alcohol addiction and how 18th century substance abuse impacted even America’s founding fathers.
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Obama Holds Conference on the Nation's Growing Opioid Problem

At a West Virginia conference, Obama addressed the opioid epidemic, the role of prescription drugs, and different initiatives the government would take to reduce the public health crisis.