getting help for substance abuse

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 [...]

26 09, 2018

The Dark Night Of The Soul: A Survival Guide

2019-01-31T17:52:14+00:00September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost Are You Going Through The Dark Night Of The Soul? If you have found your way to this article, it is probably because you think you might be going through what is often referred [...]

25 09, 2018

Guns N’ Roses Slash on Overcoming Addiction

2019-01-31T17:53:52+00:00September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: As a member of the “most dangerous band in the world”, Slash and the other members of Guns N’ Roses lived a well-documented rock & roll lifestyle that included heavy drinking and drug use. This is an effort to use what we know about Slash’s substance abuse struggles and eventual recovery to help other people who are fighting [...]

26 08, 2018

25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names

2019-01-31T17:59:06+00:00August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Kids these days. That’s what plenty of people think when the subject of drugs comes up. However, kids these days really aren’t that different from kids in the past. 25 Dangerous Drugs and Their Street Names One that has changed is the lingo. There are more ways to refer to drugs than ever before. There are also new and [...]

22 08, 2018

Big Pharma, Big Lies: Report Claims Purdue KNEW OxyContin Was Addictive

2019-01-31T18:00:58+00:00August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

What did Big Pharma know and when did they know it? Purdue Pharma has long denied that it knew about and tolerated widescale abuse of their opioid products, and that they only learned of the problem in 2000. Officially, the company states that its business practices have little to nothing to do with the current opioid epidemic. However, a [...]

18 08, 2018

The Power of Positive Thinking in Recovery

2019-01-31T18:03:10+00:00August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Positive thinking can enhance the effectiveness of addiction treatment. It can also increase your chances of getting sober and staying abstinent. After all, addiction recovery is a battle of wits, patience and perseverance. Your mental frame and state will make a huge difference in your results. A change in mood and mindset can affect your behavior. It'll factor into [...]

16 08, 2018

Percocet vs. Norco – The Differences in the Two Drugs and How They Result in Addiction

2019-01-31T18:05:36+00:00August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Certain prescription medications can be addictive for some people. They are often used for pain, but they contain chemical properties that lead to abuse and addiction. Two of the drugs in this category are Percocet and Norco. Derived from Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, these two medications can be dangerous, especially for someone with an addictive past. If you take either [...]

12 08, 2018

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse?

2019-02-17T18:14:29+00:00August 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse? Desoxyn is a central nervous system stimulant, used mostly to treat severe cases of ADHD or obesity that are non-responsive to other treatments. It is one of the strongest stimulants a doctor can prescribe, and because of its potency, it’s frequently subject to abuse. When used above prescribed doses, it [...]

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 – [...]