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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…
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...
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…
Dissociative Disorder and Addiction
If you’ve ever felt absorbed by a really good movie or book and “lost yourself” in it—you have experienced dissociation. Dissociation is when a person…
Hydrocodone vs Oxycodone
If you are dealing with pain from an injury, surgery, or chronic condition, it is possible that your doctor will prescribe medication for pain relief.…
Dysthymia and Addiction
While most people have heard of depression, a lesser-known type of this mood disorder is called dysthymia. Dysthymia is a form of chronic, low-level depression…
The Signs of Cocaine Use
Cocaine is a potent stimulant derived from the leaves of the coca plant that grows in South America. Often sold as a fine, white powder,…
Understanding Withdrawal Medications
Withdrawal medications are typically used during medication-assisted treatment for substance abuse and addiction treatment for drugs or alcohol. It’s important to understand exactly what withdrawal…
The Rise of Synthetic Opioids
In recent years, synthetic opioids have become more prevalent illegally and on the streets and are having powerful consequences. According to the Centers for Disease…
How Long Does It Take to Detox?
Any substance someone may be addicted may require detoxification, which involves removing addictive substances from the body. You may be asking yourself, “How long does…
Bobby Ryan’s Triumphant Return
Bobby Ryan is an NHL hockey player for the Detroit Red Wings. He was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and had a troubling childhood.…
How to Confront Someone You Love About Their Drug Addiction
When someone in the family is suffering from drug addiction, it affects everyone. You may feel angry, confused, and terrified. You may be baffled by…
7 Rehab Essentials to Prepare for Residential Inpatient Treatment
Overcoming substance abuse isn't easy. But seeking help for your problem is a huge, and courageous, first step. Read more...
What is Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)?
If you or someone you love is dealing with a substance abuse problem, it might feel like your options for getting help are limited. You…
Choosing Rehab Clothing: The Ultimate Packing Checklist for Inpatient Treatment
Over 1.3 million Americans enter a rehab facility each year to fight an addiction. If you're among them, you deserve congratulations for taking this important and brave…
What to Expect from Inpatient Drug Treatment
Drug overdoses kill an average of 44,000 people every year. They are the number one cause of injury-related death in America. Substance abusers are in desperate need for a…
Does Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse?
Although over 22 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol problem, less than 2.5 million ever get that treatment. There are barriers to getting treatment…