Drug Abuse

September 1, 2016

Obama Commutes 111 Sentences for Non-Violent Offenders

Obama Commutes 111 Sentences for Non-Violent Offenders President Barack Obama has commuted 325 sentences in the month of August alone. He is on a roll with […]
August 29, 2016

Stigma and Addiction: The Dangers of Shame and Stigma

Stigma and Addiction: What Is Stigma? When it comes to addiction, shame and stigma are destructive forces. What is stigma in terms of addiction? Stigma is […]
August 26, 2016

Denial and Addiction: Do You Need an Interventionist?

Denial and Addiction Denial can be defined as a refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation. In psychology, denial refers to a type […]
August 24, 2016

27 Heroin Overdoses over 4 Hour Span in West Virginia City

27 Heroin Overdoses in 4 Hours in West Virginia City Heroin Overdoses — On Monday, August 15, over the course of a four-hour period, the city […]
August 23, 2016

Prince’s Death and Fentanyl: Pills Found in Home Contain Fentanyl

Prince Death and Fentanyl According to a knowledgeable source that spoke to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the pills found in Prince’s Paisley Park compound that were […]
August 22, 2016

Sobriety Gifts: The Many Blessings of Recovery

Sobriety Gifts Sobriety Gift – When I made the conscious decision to stop abusing substances and get sober a few years back, I had no idea […]
August 18, 2016

Drug Abuse Symptoms: Warning Signs of Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse Symptoms Written by Kirk Markey             Addiction loves to keep secrets.  It treasures and cherishes them above all other things, to the extent that the […]
August 15, 2016

Elderly Drug Abuse: A Growing Trend in the United States

Elderly Drug Abuse in the United States Elderly drug abuse is a growing trend in the United States. It often goes untreated and unreported due to […]
August 8, 2016

Kratom: An Emerging Drug of Abuse

What is Kratom? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report on July 29, 2016 warning that kratom is considered an “emerging drug […]