Prescription Drugs

25 09, 2018

Top 10 Most Addictive Prescription Drugs

September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

"When I was in medical school, the one thing I was told was completely wrong. The one I was told was, if you give opiates to a patient who is in pain, they will not get addicted. Completely wrong. Completely wrong. But a generation of doctors, a generation of us, grew up being trained

10 08, 2018

3 Gateway Drugs That Anyone Should Be Wary Of

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The concept of a gateway drug is not new. Most people have heard of the idea, but may not know which substances qualify as gateway drugs. It is important for everyone to be wary of gateway drugs. Part of this means understanding the risk factors of addiction and the slow progression toward physical dependence. This

15 08, 2017

The Powerful Draw of Benzos and How to Deal With Addiction

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Benzodiazepines help millions of people but are harmful and dangerous in the hands of an addict. Benzodiazepines are the sixth most misused drug among adults ages 18 and older in the United States, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Every year SAMHSA conducts the National Survey on Drug Use and

6 08, 2017

Klonopin High: The Ins and Outs of This Dangerous Addiction

August 6th, 2017|4 Comments

Klonopin is one of the most dangerous and difficult drugs to be addicted to. And doctors are prescribing thousands of pills daily. What drugs do you think of when you consider the most brutal addictions? Painkillers? Heroin? Meth? Crack? All of the above are vicious addictions to live with. However, addicts continue to fall

20 07, 2017

Ativan: Sinner or Saint?

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Ativan is both a helpful anxiety-relieving prescription medication and a harmful addictive drug. Different people have different experiences with the pills but is it more good or more bad? Is the question that simple? Should medical professionals ban Ativan entirely while it still functions as a life-saving medication for those struggling with extreme anxiety? Or

1 07, 2017

Yummy? Xanax Bars

July 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Are prescription Xanax bars becoming just as dangerous as opioid pain pills? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the number of emergency room visits in America involving the nonmedical use of Xanax MORE THAN DOUBLED between 2005 and 2011, increasing from 57,419  to 123,744. "Even the label for Xanax warns

16 06, 2017

Powerful Tips for Avoiding Relapse

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have recently started (or you are thinking about starting) recovery from addiction, you are understandably looking for the most powerful tips for avoiding relapse during this recovery process. The reality of addiction is that at least half of those who enter recovery will relapse at some point. This means that they will fall

24 04, 2017

Big Pharma – Friend or Foe of Addiction?

April 24th, 2017|1 Comment

“No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.” ~ Thomas Browne Article after article in recent news headlines discuss how big pharma and addiction to opioids are integrally connected. Most recently, John Oliver took on the topic of big pharma and addiction in his Last Week Tonight show,

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