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1 10, 2018

Is Dilaudid Addictive? Dilaudid Abuse Can Stem From A Doctor’s Prescription

2018-11-15T17:49:03+00:00 October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Is Dilaudid Addictive? Dilaudid Abuse Can Stem From A Doctor's Prescription First, you should know what Dilaudid is. Dilaudid, also known as hydromorphone, is a strong prescription narcotic commonly used to treat pain to help with recovery from surgeries and rehabilitation. It is an opioid painkiller, which derives from the opium plant. This makes [...]

21 09, 2018

“Those Who Do Not Learn from History are Doomed to Repeat It”

2018-10-01T02:23:52+00:00 September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

What does the title of this article mean to people in recovery from Substance Use Disorder? If someone has to a personal history of alcoholism, illicit drug addiction, or prescription medication misuse, can that history serve them as they move forward on their sober journey? The answer is unequivocally “YES”. In fact, not only [...]

12 09, 2018

Naloxone Saved Demi Lovato from Overdose Death. What is it about the Drug that Saves Lives?

2018-10-04T20:03:18+00:00 September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Demi Lovato has talked openly about addictions she thought she’d overcome. Recently, she relapsed and overdosed on opioids. It was just last month that Lovato was rushed to the emergency room in an L.A. hospital. Paramedics that arrived at her home in Hollywood said she was given Narcan. This is the main name brand [...]

10 08, 2018

Top 9 Amazing Songs About Recovery and Addiction

2018-08-16T04:17:20+00:00 August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Addiction and recovery can both feel very lonely and confusing. Music is a wonderful way to get in touch with your feelings. Sometimes, our emotions become blocked through tumultuous times in our lives. Listening to words spoken in a song that sound a lot like your story about addiction or recovery can bring on [...]

8 08, 2018

How Drugs Are Affecting American Pop Culture

2018-08-02T04:30:55+00:00 August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Human Beings Have Always Been Fascinated With Mind-Altering Substances Since the creation of man, human beings have sought to alter consciousness. Man’s quest for a heightened state of awareness has continued throughout the unfolding of the human story. Just look at the Garden of Eden story. Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden Tree [...]

10 07, 2018

Why are Children Under the Age of 6 Dying from Overdoses?

2018-07-06T17:21:19+00:00 July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

More than 1,500 children have been admitted to the emergency room for a heroin overdose over the past few years, and the majority of these children weren’t addicts themselves… In an article recently published on CNN.com, Mark Lieber reports on the alarming pattern of children being treated for opioid overdoses. “Researchers [have] found that the [...]

20 06, 2018

An In-Depth Look at Morphine Addiction, Abuse and Treatment

2018-06-10T02:53:40+00:00 June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Morphine addiction is common in America, as morphine is one of the most popular opioids around. A scientist named Freidrich Wilhelm Adam Serturner first discovered this drug in the 18th century. He isolated this organic alkaloid compound from the opium poppy, and named it after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams, because of its [...]