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19 02, 2018

What Is Kratom: How It Gets You High and Why It Can Be Dangerous

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

A new type of drug, known as kratom, has emerged in America over the past years. It produces a high similar to that of opioids and opiates, and can be incredibly dangerous. For years, Asian countries have relied on the medicinal effects of kratom, otherwise known as Mitragyna speciose korth. Only the leaves of

13 02, 2018

Crystal Meth Truth: The Highs, Lows, Physical Effects and Mind Tricks

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Crystal meth might conjure up the thought of the popular series Breaking Bad. We witnessed firsthand how to make bathtub crank through Walter White’s chemical expertise. If you haven’t watched the series, you’re probably aware of the problems crystal meth has caused in the US. It’s illegal, highly addictive and deteriorates the body and

7 02, 2018

Exploring Salvia: Drug Healing Claims, Risks and Hallucinations

February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Some people are claiming that salvia is harmless. Realistically, no mind altering chemical is harmless when there are people willing to abuse it. What we know is people believe it carries very low risk of being toxic. The salvia drug is also not deemed to have abuse potential. The state of Delaware would disagree.

1 02, 2018

28 Telltale Signs of Heroin Addiction

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Smack. Dope. Mud. Horse. Skag. Junk. Black tar. Heroin comes with many street names. It is a highly addictive drug. Over the past three years, heroin overdose deaths have been rising. According to the Center for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), there has been a 39% increase of heroin related deaths in the past

8 01, 2018

Teen Substance Abuse Statistics Coming into 2018

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

In today’s world, teen substance abuse is more of a serious concern than ever. Going into 2018, teenagers face challenges that did not exist a generation or two ago. For parents, it is not enough to just keep a watchful eye on their children. If you have adolescent or older teenage children, you now

2 01, 2018

Barbiturates—The Forgotten Drug Danger

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Did you know that barbiturates were once the most-dangerous prescription drug threat in America? While the continuing opioid epidemic continues to dominate headlines and news stories across the United States, there are other types of prescription medications that present significant dangers that are vastly under-reported. Barbiturates fall into this category. Many people mistakenly believe

21 12, 2017

Subutex: This Opioid Replacement Therapy is Highly Effective As a Treatment For Opioid Addiction

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Opioid Addiction Has Taken America By Storm And The Individual Addict Still Suffers By now, most Americans know that opioid addiction is ravaging the country. Millions of Americans are addicted to opiates like heroin, Morphine, and Codeine, and synthetic opioids like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Fentanyl. The problem is so devastating, President Donald Trump recently

19 12, 2017

Antidepressant Risks: Deadlier Than You Think? Or Lifesaving Agents?

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Millions of Americans Take Antidepressants – Also Known As SSRIs Time Magazine reports that “clinical depression affects about 16 million people in the U.S. and is estimated to cost the U.S. about $210 billion a year in productivity loss and health care needs.”  It’s no wonder, then, that – as of 2017 – approximately

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