Drug Trends

15 05, 2018

The Power and Downfall of the Psychedelic Drug DMT

2018-05-14T00:52:27+00:00 May 15th, 2018|6 Comments

DMT is a psychedelic drug. It doesn’t get the same amount of attention or publicity as other psychedelics like LSD, psilocybin, or mescaline. However, it’s still used nationwide. Moreover, the drug has powerful effects on people. We’ll help you understand what is DMT, the drug’s effects, and other key facts. Use this guide to [...]

17 11, 2017

5 of the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Medications

2017-11-18T03:56:19+00:00 November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Many people would associate drug abuse with illicit substances like cocaine or heroin. But the truth is, many people are actually addicted to prescription medication. The definition of medication abuse is someone who takes prescription drugs in an incorrect way. This includes: Taking medication that you’re not prescribed Using medication in a different way [...]

27 09, 2017

Harm Reduction Trends: Trading Cannabis for Opioids

2017-10-04T03:41:59+00:00 September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

As an abstinence based program, we know how addictive opioids can be. We also believe that truly recovering from addiction means abstaining from all drugs. With that said, cannabis replacing opioids as a pain treatment may be the lesser of two evils. If you feel you can benefit from taking cannabis for your pain [...]

5 07, 2017

My Buprenorphine Addiction and Story of Recovery

2017-07-18T00:37:05+00:00 July 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Buprenorphine addiction is becoming more commonplace in the United States. Every year, this drug is used more and more. It is frequently used to treat opioid addictions. However, it is also given to some patients who experience moderate to severe pain. Buprenorphine Brand Names: Subutex Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) Buprenex Bunavail Zubsolv Bupropion It’s always interesting to [...]

24 06, 2017

Why You Have Drug Dreams Once You’re Sober

2017-06-08T05:43:57+00:00 June 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Why You Have Drug Dreams Once You’re Sober If you’re recovering from an addiction and have been sober for awhile, you may start to experience disturbing dreams. It’s a common occurrence to experience dreams so vivid, you wake up believing you just used drugs. This is usually terrifying if you’ve been struggling with recovery from addiction [...]

8 06, 2017

Anonymous Recovery Meeting Acronyms and What They Mean

2017-07-07T20:40:53+00:00 June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

What These 9 Anonymous Recovery Meeting Acronyms Mean Anonymous recovery meeting groups have been helping people with various addictions and behavioral problems since the late 1930’s. It began with Alcoholics Anonymous and their fundamental ideas on how to live a more fulfilling life without destructive patterns. The term “fellowship” which is used in many of [...]

4 06, 2017

Legalizing Marijuana in the State of Washington and How It’s Affecting Young People

2017-06-15T16:31:12+00:00 June 4th, 2017|0 Comments

The Effects of Legalizing Marijuana in Washington on Young People Since the legalization of marijuana in Washington State was put into place in 2014, the world has watched to see what effects it will have. Decriminalization on a worldwide scale is being considered for a variety of reasons so many countries and other states want [...]

20 05, 2017

Drug Addiction Statistics in Bellevue, WA

2018-11-13T17:25:29+00:00 May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

We’re always looking at the latest drug addiction statistics so that we have a good idea of what’s going on in Bellevue and we can be prepared for the latest drug abuse trends. The reason we do what we do at The Evergreen is because drug addiction and abuse is a serious problem in Bellevue, [...]