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 Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People
The Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People

The Stigma of Addiction and How It’s Killing People The stigma of addiction is interfering with the treatment of addiction and keeping many people suffering with addiction from getting the…

Chronic Pain and Substance Abuse
Chronic Pain and Substance Abuse

Chronic Pain and Substance Abuse Chronic pain, defined as any pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks, affects about 100 million Americans and is the most common reason people go…

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…

Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol
Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol

Risks of Mixing Opiates and Alcohol Opiates and alcohol. It may seem obvious mixing the two is a recipe for severe, irreversible consequences. Independently, each has the ability to take…

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses
10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses

10 Famous Celebrity Overdoses No one is immune to a drug overdose. Just like ordinary Americans, celebrities have been struck by drug overdoses as well. There have been many celebrity…

Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For
Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For

Generic Names of Opioids That You Might Have a Prescription For Opioid prescription addiction is very common. In fact, many people may have opioids in their homes and not even…