The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices?
The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices?

The Stigma of Opioid Dependence & Heroin Addiction: Medical Conditions or Behavior Choices? The opioid epidemic is at an all-time high, as rates of opioid abuse continue to rise in…

How Does Your Body Change With Heroin Use
How Does Your Body Change With Heroin Use

How Does Your Body Change With Heroin Use Many people have a general picture in their head of a typical “drug addict.” But few people actually think beyond this picture…

How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System
How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System

Addiction and Immune System: How They Affect Each Other There are many ways addiction and immune system affect each other.  They range from immunosuppression, weakened lungs, sleep deprivation, and lack…

The Five Most Addictive Drugs
The Five Most Addictive Drugs

The Five Most Addictive Drugs While all drug addictions can be extremely detrimental both psychologically and physically, some drugs due to their potency and chemical makeup, can lead to addiction…

Confronting a Loved One about Addiction Rehab
Confronting a Loved One about Addiction Rehab

Confronting a Loved One about Addiction Rehab One of the toughest things that any of us will ever experience is confronting a loved one about addiction rehab. Although this is…

What to do After Naloxone is Administered
What to do After Naloxone is Administered

What to do After Naloxone is Administered The opioid epidemic has swept across America and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse,…

Understanding 8 Myths About Addiction
Understanding 8 Myths About Addiction

Understanding 8 Myths About Addiction Chances are you have heard myths about addiction, but not all of these myths are accurate. While many of us can make professional or personal…