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11 01, 2019

Kim Kardashian Reveals Use of Party Drugs

2019-01-31T17:43:29+00:00January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: On a recent episode of her reality television show, Kim Kardashian casually mentioned that she had used Ecstasy in the past. Here, we take a look at why that matters even today. To do this, we will use what is publicly known about Kim and her famous family, using their own words. We will also see what science [...]

10 08, 2018

Is Forced Treatment the Answer to the Drug Crisis?

2019-02-17T18:13:29+00:00August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Should drug addicts be forced into treatment against their will? Is Forced Treatment the Answer to the Drug Crisis? In the face of skyrocketing overdose deaths resulting from an opioid epidemic that has been called the “greatest drug crisis in American history”, communities throughout the country are scrambling to come up with effective solutions. The cost to society – [...]

1 05, 2018

What We Can Learn from WWE Diva Eva Marie and Her Battle with Alcoholism

2019-01-31T22:50:06+00:00May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Eva Marie has enjoyed considerable professional success – as a professional wrestler, as a featured “Total Diva” for World Wrestling Entertainment, as a fitness model, and most recently, as an actress. But before she HAD it all, almost LOST it all because of the consequences of her alcohol addiction. In in her own words, Eva Marie says, “I’m an [...]

10 12, 2017

Inside Timbaland’s Struggle With Drug Addiction – and What It Means For You

2019-02-15T18:03:27+00:00December 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Drug addiction among rock stars and rap artists is nothing new. The world has unfortunately lost too many musicians to drug addiction and overdose, from Kurt Cobain and Jerry Garcia in the 1990s to Prince and Chris Cornell in the last couple of years. But not all stories of drug addiction are without hope. Not many people know that [...]

8 12, 2017

Top 15 Most Used Drugs in America

2019-02-15T18:05:10+00:00December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducts the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) every year. Young people ages 12 to 17 and adults ages 18 and older participate in the survey. SAMHSA aims to gather a picture of the general state of substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders in Americans nationwide. SAMHSA [...]

27 11, 2017

Fighting Back: What’s Happening with Opioid Lawsuits in Washington State

2019-02-15T18:11:42+00:00November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Opioid Addiction Ravages the Country and Attacks the Evergreen State In October, President Donald Trump declared the country’s addiction to opioids a national public health emergency. The country’s opioids addiction problem is widespread, causing death and destruction to those who come into contact with these highly addictive pain-killing drugs. This is especially true in The Evergreen State. We’ll sharing [...]

19 11, 2017

The Connection of Cocaine and HIV: Why this Research Was Important Enough to be Awarded $2.3 Million

2019-02-15T18:36:04+00:00November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In the US alone, there are over 2 million people infected with HIV-type 1. The past three decades have shown a lot of progress in managing HIV. Prevention and treatment have been successful in a sense but still, there is no cure. Only 1 in 3 patients with HIV in the US have it under control and this is [...]

17 11, 2017

Drug Related Deaths at All Time High in King County (Washington State)

2019-02-15T18:38:31+00:00November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The amount of drug related deaths in King County in Washington State has hit an all-time high. Nearly all the deaths in 2016 are attributed to opioids. This particular group of drugs is responsible for 75% of drug overdose fatalities. Drugs like meth cocaine, benzodiazepines make up some of the statistics also. A large percentage of the death overdoses [...]

28 04, 2017

Now that Pot is Legal – How is WA State Doing?

2019-02-16T19:25:11+00:00April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Colorado and Washington became the first two U.S. states to stop marijuana prohibition and legally regulate marijuana production, distribution, and sales. Since 2014, Alaska and Oregon have also made this change. The purpose of making marijuana legal is to lower the arrest rate of marijuana users. The judicial and prison systems were being burdened with what some citizens, politicians and [...]

21 03, 2017

Not Good News: Prices Soar for Life-saving Naloxone

2019-02-16T20:14:26+00:00March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Opioids such as heroin, morphine and other prescription painkillers are abused by an estimated 467,000 people according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Worldwide, that number is between 26.4 million and 36 million. This epidemic of drug use and abuse has a lot to do with the strength of opioids and how they affect the user. These popular [...]