21 Withdrawal Symptoms of Opiate Abuse

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 16, 2020

In 2018, about ten million people misused opioids in 2018 and two out of three drug overdose deaths were due to opioids. Opioids are chemicals that interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in the body and brain and reduce the intensity of pain signals and feelings of pain.2 Opiates are natural opioids. Natural opioids or opiates include Read More

The Dangers of ‘Sizzurp’ and Robotripping

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated December 16, 2019

Here We Go Again—Sizzurp and Robotripping Yet another drug concoction to keep up with.  The drink has been abused as far back as the 1960s, originating with the blues musicians in Houston, Texas who would combine dextromethorphan (DXM) with beer. Over time, the recipe was modified to include codeine and by the 80s, it was Read More

Adderall Abuse: Who’s Abusing it More?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated November 13, 2019

The abuse of Adderall and other stimulants has had the most prevalence within the age bracket of young adults ages 18 to 25. There several studies researching the effects, use, and symptoms of Adderall and similar stimulants throughout the years. The most recent research and surveys shed light on the number of United States citizens Read More

Who is Really Being Impacted by the Prescription Drug Epidemic?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated October 4, 2019

America is in the middle of its deadliest drug crisis ever and drug and alcohol addiction treatment communities find themselves facing a new force that has landed itself in a category all of its own, just by its sheer increasing prevalence. The prescription drug epidemic today is one of the largest and growing contributors to Read More

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