26 12, 2018

CDC Confirms Fentanyl is the Deadliest Drug in America

2018-12-26T15:55:08+00:00December 26th, 2018|0 Comments

“Fentanyl is so deadly, in the geographic regions where it's been flooding in, deaths soared like we've never seen before.” ~Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Co-founder, Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing In a just-published report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America. According to research conducted [...]

26 11, 2018

FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill

2019-01-06T17:18:10+00:00November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

In a move that has medical watchdogs, media outlets, and the public at large in a bit of an uproar, the Food and Drug Administration recently approved a powerful new opioid for medical use in early 2019. FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill Dsuvia, a tablet form of sufentanil developed by [...]

19 11, 2018

Off the Deep End: Ryan Lochte Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

2018-12-15T22:37:17+00:00November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER:  The incidents involving swimmer Ryan Lochte and alcohol are well-documented, and after the latest one, Lochte announced he was seeking treatment for his problematic drinking. Here, we use what we know about his personal situation to look at how it relates to the larger issue of Alcohol Use Disorder. It is our hope [...]

12 11, 2018

Pete Davidson: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star and His Rocky Recovery

2018-12-15T21:52:01+00:00November 12th, 2018|0 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Pete Davidson has always been open about his struggles with mental illness and substance abuse. He has also been vocal about his love for marijuana and his support of medical cannabis. Here, we will try to provide some perspective on Davidson’s story, in an attempt to help [...]

5 11, 2018

Crystal Meth Coming Back? Here’s What You Should Know

2018-12-11T17:56:40+00:00November 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Thought crystal meth disappeared last decade? Think again. These tiny white crystals kill more than 5,000 people every year. Methamphetamine doesn’t get nearly as much attention as opioids. When we talk about the drug crisis in America, we often go straight to heroin, fentanyl, and oxycodone. In some sense, opioids are a reasonable place [...]

25 10, 2018

The Power of Naltrexone for Treating Addiction

2018-12-18T17:18:42+00:00October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Naltrexone medication plays a powerful role in addiction treatment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) originally approved the drug as a treatment for alcoholism. Over time, researchers have found that it can also be used to help addicts abstain from opiate drugs. Low dose naltrexone (LDN) may even help treat chronic behavior disorders, like [...]

24 10, 2018

The Length of Time These Top 10 Illicit Drugs Stay in Your System

2019-01-06T17:31:44+00:00October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

With the continuing surge of drug abuse, overdose, and addiction happening today, companies and even federal agencies are cracking down on addictive substances like never before. The Length of Time These Top 10 Illicit Drugs Stay in Your System Changes like mandatory hair drug testing for safety-sensitive transportation employees, institutionalized crackdowns on college drug [...]

9 10, 2018

Is There Such a Thing as Free Rehab for Addiction?

2018-12-18T17:17:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Free Rehab…It’s Not Something You Plan For   By the time many people are ready to get clean, they’re asking a very important question at the worst possible time– is there such a thing as free rehab? Unfortunately, a no-cost rehabilitation facility is not something anyone really thinks about until they are in a [...]