Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose
Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose

Understanding the Risk for Fentanyl Overdose The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office cited the death of rock musician Prince in 2016 as an “accidental overdose of self-administered fentanyl.” While tragic, his…

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?
What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction? In the world of addiction treatment, there are many tools for dealing with dependency. If you or someone you know has been…

Why Avoiding Painkillers After Injury or Surgery Can Save Your Life
Why Avoiding Painkillers After Injury or Surgery Can Save Your Life

Why Avoiding Painkillers After Injury or Surgery Can Save Your Life The prescribing of painkillers after injury or surgery has become an expected part of the recovery process. Unfortunately, for…

Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates?
Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates?

Should We Be Decriminalizing Drugs to Decrease Addiction Rates? It’s no secret that drug addiction is a problem, especially in the United States. From alcohol to prescription drugs to illegal…

Rehabs in Scottsdale Work to Help Heroin Addiction
Rehabs in Scottsdale Work to Help Heroin Addiction

Rehabs in Scottsdale Work to Help Heroin Addiction Taking heroin results in a flush of dopamine rushing to the brain, causing a tremendous amount of pleasure and, more importantly for…

CVS Will Limit Opioid Prescriptions
CVS Will Limit Opioid Prescriptions

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Starts at Home Americans suffer from a variety of ailments that result in chronic pain. According to recent statistics, almost 80 percent of the global usage of…