Why Are Overdoses More Frequent with Opioids?

Why Are Overdoses More Frequent with Opioids?

Opioid Epidemic: Why Are Overdoses More Frequent with Opioids? If the government’s plan to reduce availability of opioid medications was working, why are overdoses more frequent with opioids? The alarming statistics published widely across America indicate that an increase in the number...
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10/12 2017
Statistics Show Opioid Epidemic Worsening

Statistics Show Opioid Epidemic Worsening

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Debra Houry warns that the nation’s opioid epidemic is getting worse, not better, and shows no signs of abating in the near future.
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10/11 2017
What Caused the Rise of Heroin Addiction?

What Caused the Rise of Heroin Addiction?

Increase of Heroin Addiction Heroin addiction has become a serious public health concern right across the country. The heroin epidemic may be attributed in part to the increase in the number of people abusing prescription opioid painkiller medications.
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09/18 2017
What is the Opioid Crisis?

What is the Opioid Crisis?

Opioid Crisis Explained The United States is unfortunately in the throes of an unprecedented opioid crisis according to the CDC. Calls for action have been spurred to stop the increasing number of deaths, especially the many rural communities devastated due to the...
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09/14 2017
Crystal Meth Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Crystal Meth Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Learn About Crystal Meth Addiction Signs Before It’s Too Late Crystal Methamphetamine, Meth, Ice, Glass, the list of street names goes on. This is one the most dangerous and powerful drugs available, and with an equally high fatality rate. This comes as...
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07/07 2017
6 Signs of Opioid Addiction in Adults

6 Signs of Opioid Addiction in Adults

Familiarizing Yourself with the Signs of Opioid Addiction in Adults Opioid addiction is an extremely serious issue in the United States today. For the most part, these medications, when prescribed by a physician, are safe when taken over a short period of...
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06/22 2017
Signs of Heroin Relapse

Signs of Heroin Relapse

Learn the signs of heroin relapse and get effective treatment early  Are you concerned about a loved one’s ability to sustain their recovery from heroin addiction? Become familiar with signs of heroin relapse in order to make the determination if your loved...
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04/24 2017
Heroin Abuse Statistics

Heroin Abuse Statistics

Find out the latest heroin abuse statistics and symptoms of opiate abuse A look at the latest heroin abuse statistics makes it clear that early intervention and treatment for opioid use offers the best chance of reducing deaths from this highly addictive...
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03/08 2017
Hydrocodone Withdrawal Timeline

Hydrocodone Withdrawal Timeline

Learn about the Hydrocodone withdrawal timeline and dealing with symptoms when detoxing Hydrocodone is an opioid drug derived from codeine and has the same potency and effectiveness as oxycodone. Hydrocodone abuse can lead to addiction, but there are situations where patients have...
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03/02 2017
Telltale Signs of Meth Use

Telltale Signs of Meth Use

Learn the telltale signs of meth use to protect yourself or a loved one from falling victim to addiction Methamphetamine, or meth, is a potent drug that stimulates the central nervous system. It is made illicitly in labs and sold on the...
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02/24 2017