Monthly Archives: August 2017

23 08, 2017

Why Heroin Overdose is So Common and So Deadly

2019-02-03T00:57:18+00:00August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Since 1970, heroin overdose deaths have been on the steady rise. Heroin is the number 1 overdose causing drug resulting in death according to the CDC. The overdose risk is high, especially in the early stages of recovery. This is where 1 in 10 users who do overdose will die. Heroin has become more [...]

19 08, 2017

What You Need to Know About Wet Brain

2019-02-03T00:59:57+00:00August 19th, 2017|0 Comments

There’s no mistaking it. A lot of people will drink alcohol at one point in their life. The NIAAA has stated that 86.8% of American adults over 18 will have consumed alcohol in some capacity during their lifetime. So how does this relate to wet brain exactly? Having a few drinks from time to [...]

15 08, 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury and It’s Link to Addiction

2019-02-03T01:01:32+00:00August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

There are nearly 2 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that occur in the U.S. every year. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) had this to say about TBI: 52,000 people die per year. 275,000 will be hospitalized. 80% receive treatment and are released from emergency rooms. This is an illustration of how few [...]

13 08, 2017

The Dangers of Synthetic Heroin

2019-02-03T01:02:53+00:00August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

You have most likely heard of heroin, morphine and opioids – but are you familiar with the dangers of synthetic heroin? What about synthetic morphine or fentanyl? Not all dangerous and addictive drugs are illegal. Prescription opioid drugs are just one example of how the use of scheduled substances can turn into an addiction if [...]

9 08, 2017

Hello my name is Debbie and I’m a Sex Addict

2019-02-03T01:06:02+00:00August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Hi, my name is Debbie and most of my adult life was spent being a sex addict. You may not believe that it’s possible to be addicted to sex. I didn’t either, especially when I was in the midst of my sexual addiction. Some might call me a nymphomaniac which is, by definition, someone who [...]

7 08, 2017

Klonopin vs Xanax – Which of These Anxiety Medications Put You More At Risk?

2019-02-03T01:06:54+00:00August 7th, 2017|10 Comments

Klonopin vs. Xanax as treatment for anxiety are similarly ranked. They both have their pros and cons for helping people with various types of mood disorders. Klonopin vs Xanax – Which of These Anxiety Medications Put You More At Risk? Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It relaxes the mind by effectively calming neurotransmitters. [...]

5 08, 2017

Suboxone Strips-Helping People Recover from Opioid Addiction

2019-02-03T01:08:22+00:00August 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Suboxone Strips-Helping People Recover from Opioid Addiction The statistics tell the tail when it comes to opioid addiction in the U.S. In the U.S. alone, there are 2 million people that experienced substance abuse problems related to opioid prescription pain killers. Why Suboxone is Relevant When Referring to Addiction As of 2015, there were [...]

3 08, 2017

Internet Addiction – America’s Dirty Secret

2019-02-03T01:10:30+00:00August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Also known as Compulsive Internet Use (CIU) and Problematic Internet Use (PIU), internet addiction covers many behaviors. They can range from compulsive online shopping to gaming addiction. It can be the inability to stop yourself from checking Twitter or posting excessively in hopes of getting likes or comments. Any chronic use of the internet that [...]