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…

Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction
Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction

Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction Everyone is familiar with the emotional and physiological cost of addiction. No matter what drug you abuse, using any addictive substance causes severe…

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…

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…

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…

Benzo Withdrawal and How Benzo Addiction Treatment Can Help
Benzo Withdrawal and How Benzo Addiction Treatment Can Help

Benzo Withdrawal and How Benzo Addiction Treatment Can Help Prescription drugs can be both a blessing and a curse. While they are great for taking away pain, relieving symptoms, and…

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…

Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions' Potency
Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions' Potency

Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act Reduces Painkiller Prescriptions’ Potency The opioid epidemic is a major issue across the United States, but it has hit Arizona especially hard. Health officials announced that…