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

How to Tell If Someone Is Addicted to Heroin

Recognizing the signs of heroin addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Opioids

5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill

President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.
Drug Addiction

Drugs: More Dangerous than Ever

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, fentanyl is being used to lace a wide variety of drugs including marijuana. Learn more about the dangers of fentanyl-laced drugs.
Addiction Treatment

How Your Brain Heals After Quitting Heroin

Once your body is free from heroin, recovery can begin. Learn how your brain starts to heal once you quit using.
Opioids

San Francisco Takes Fight Against Opioid Epidemic to the Streets

The city of San Francisco will begin distributing medications that combat opioid withdrawal to those suffering from addiction on the streets. Learn more about how this could impact the opioid epidemic.
Family Wellness

What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Opioids

Opioid overdoses occur regardless of age. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and how to communicate with your teens about the dangers of drug abuse.
Opioids

Generation Prescription Pills: How Baby Boomers and Millennials Are Driving the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has impacted over 2.5 million users and their families. Learn about two generations that have been particularly hard-hit: Baby Boomers and Millennials.
Family Wellness

The Opioid Epidemic’s Forgotten Victims

When discussing the opioid epidemic, most focus on the staggering number of overdose deaths ⎼ on average, 91 per day. As upsetting as these losses are, they are not the only victims of this deadly epidemic. The children of addicted parents are also suffering.
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.
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

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.