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The Dangers of Mixing Vicodin and Alcohol
When you are already struggling with a drinking problem, you may look for ways to reduce how much alcohol you drink by taking Vicodin. Conversely,…
Can You Get Fired for Going to Rehab?
Deciding to get help for your alcohol or drug addiction is a major step. However, many people in this position have concerns about losing their…
Benefits of Peer Support Groups During Recovery
Whether you're looking for help with addiction, depression, anxiety, or another mental health issue, getting out of yoFor many people going through a difficult time,…
Drinking and Drug Use: Know the Dangers to Your Recovery
Addiction is a complicated disorder and recovery is not always a straight path. When some people are recovering from a drug addiction they may think…
How to Talk to Your Loved One Addicted to Drugs
It's difficult to know how to communicate effectively with someone in your life who is addicted. So how can you show your love and support…
Signs of Alcohol Overdose: Symptoms and What to Do
Alcohol, despite being widely available, is a potentially dangerous substance -- accounting for 1 in every 20 deaths worldwide. It is no wonder then that…
LGBTQI+ and Substance Abuse: The Numbers
​Because of homophobia, rejection from families, a history of trauma, and other such matters, LGBTQI+ people are more prone to use drugs and alcohol and…
What is the Difference Between Substance Misuse and Abuse?
The use of any substance - alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, etc. - is inherently dangerous. These drugs always carry the risk of addiction, dependency, or substance…
The Dangers of Mixing Gabapentin and Alcohol
​Any new prescription drug comes with potential risks and potential side effects. Gabapentin, also a prescription medication for epilepsy and other neurological issues, is no…
What is Wet Brain?
For heavy alcohol drinkers, long-term alcohol use and binge drinking can lead to lasting impairments and effects on brain function related to poor nutrition. People…
What is Kratom?
Kratom is an herb that comes from the tropical tree, Mitragyna speciosa, native to Southeast Asian regions such as Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New…
Celebrating Sobriety
Giving sobriety gifts is a common way to honor a friend or family member who has worked hard on their journey to recovery from addiction.…
Understanding Gabapentin
According to GoodRx, in May 2017, Gabapentin was the fifth-most prescribed drug in the nation. As of August 2020, Gabapentin made the same list at…
Is Addiction Hereditary?
Two people can undergo the same back surgery and will be prescribed the same opioid painkillers for their recovery. However, in many cases, one of…
The Sackler Family Saga
From the rise of Purdue Pharma, to becoming the archetype villain of the opiate crisis, the Sackler Family has certainly evolved over the years. The…
Demi Lovato YouTube Series Highlights Star’s Fight With Addiction, Overdose
Only 10 years after her national television debut, Demi Lovato found herself minutes away from death. Read more...
Defining Alcoholism
Alcoholism is an addictive disorder in which the primary substance of abuse is alcohol. To define alcoholism, we typically consider the behavior and symptoms associated…
Ohio Statistics: Drugs and Overdoses
All over the United States, drug overdoses have been rising due to the global pandemic. The 12 months between May 2019 and May 2020 was…
What are Delirium Tremens?
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the name used to describe the symptoms that ensue when a person who is a heavy drinker tries to cut back…
What is a High Functioning Alcoholic?
When you think of someone with alcoholism, you may picture someone who is always falling-down-drunk or whose life is in shambles. While that can be…