New Drug is 100 Times More Potent than Fentanyl

The experimental drug W-18 has resurfaced and is keeping law enforcement on high alert In the 1980s, a team of scientists at the University of Alberta manufactured a series of experimental opioids. Their research concluded that one of the formulations, referred to as W-18, is approximately 100 times more potent than fentanyl which until recently, Read More

Carrie Fisher Changed How We Talk About Mental Illness

Fisher broke the rules and left nothing to hide For many people suffering from mental illnesses, Carrie Fisher was more than a famous actress. Fisher, who passed last month at 60 from a heart attack, served as a voice for those struggling with mental health issues. She was remarkably outspoken about her battles with addiction Read More

What Does Donald Trump’s Presidency Mean for Addiction Treatment?

Since 1999, deaths from opioid abuse have quadrupled across the United States, tearing through citizens of all classes of our society and waking up our politicians to a much bigger problem. It’s not just addiction that’s the problem – it is how we treat it. In our recent election, candidates from both sides of the Read More

Exploring the Role of Faith in Recovery

When addiction takes over, it can be easy to lose your way and doubt the power of your faith. Everything was going well for a while and then it all started to fall apart. You found yourself turning to drugs or alcohol instead of a higher power. You may have wondered why God would leave Read More

Christian Drug Rehab – Orange County, California

There’s a strong Christian community in Orange County, California. Many famous mega-churches call Orange County home, in fact. Including: Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church Chuck Smith’s Calvary Chapel Mariner’s Church With how strong the Christian presence is in Orange County, it’s surprising that there aren’t more drug and alcohol abuse treatment facilities centered around helping Christian Read More

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