Category Archives: Drug Addiction

  • The Dangers of Mixing Prescription Drugs with Alcohol
    Monday, May 23rd, 2022

    The Dangers of Mixing Prescription Drugs with Alcohol

    If you’ve ever picked up a prescription for a drug store then there’s a pretty good chance that you have been told by either a pharmacist or a pharmacy tech that mixing prescription drugs with alcohol is bad. In...
  • Is Lunesta Addictive?
    Monday, May 9th, 2022

    Is Lunesta Addictive?

    Addiction comes in different shapes and sizes. Some people struggle with mild opiate addiction while others suffer from severe alcohol addiction. Regardless, addictions can develop very quickly and without warning. Sometimes those who suffer from an addiction never set...
  • The Financial Cost of Addiction
    Wednesday, April 13th, 2022

    The Financial Cost of Addiction

    If you or someone you know has struggled with addiction, it’s more understandable to be able to pinpoint the intensity of the emotional toll it holds over not just your life, but those around you. It can put a...
  • Opium Effects
    Monday, December 27th, 2021

    Opium Effects

    Treatment for any sort of substance use disorder can come in many shapes and sizes. After all, there is no one-size-fits-all method for addiction treatment. For example, the treatment someone may need for a mild alcohol use disorder looks...
  • Is Meloxicam Addictive? The Truth About This Substance
    Thursday, September 30th, 2021

    Is Meloxicam Addictive? The Truth About This Substance

    When it comes to dealing with pain and pain management, many people are afraid to take opioids. In addition, doctors are more cautious than ever when it comes to prescribing opioids — and for good reason. The negative connotation...
  • How Does Xanax Work in the Brain?
    Thursday, September 30th, 2021

    How Does Xanax Work in the Brain?

    Xanax is the brand name for the drug alprazolam. It belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines (also known as benzos) that have a calming effect on the central nervous system (CNS). They do this by strengthening the...
  • What’s the Connection Between Marijuana and Blood Pressure?
    Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

    What’s the Connection Between Marijuana and Blood Pressure?

    Suffering from high blood pressure can be problematic and dangerous in some cases. There are many different factors that impact a person’s blood pressure, one of which is drug use. As one of the most popular drugs used around...
  • Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs

    No one is immune to the risks associated with drugs and alcohol. Kids may come into contact with drugs sooner than you expect, so it’s almost never too soon to begin talking about the dangers of drugs and addiction....
  • A Guide to Painkiller Addiction
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    A Guide to Painkiller Addiction

    Opioids and opiates are great for relieving pain, but they can be highly addictive, leading to many problems with a person’s health and well-being. In fact, nearly 130 people die each day from opioid overdoses in the United States....
  • Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

    Teen Talk: Common Drugs, Facts and Signs of Drug Abuse

    Teenagers are using drugs at declining rates when compared to historical statistics. For young people, the use of illegal drugs other than marijuana is lower than it has been in more than 20 years. However, even with declining drug...
  • Lamar Odom: A Child of Drug Addiction
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019

    Lamar Odom: A Child of Drug Addiction

    A Delicate Balance, A Child of Drug Addiction – Lamar Odom It’s important to realize that there is hope in even the bleakest situations, light in the darkest parts of our lives. Many people who can attest to this...