How Long Does Morphine Addiction Treatment Take?

How Long Does Morphine Addiction Treatment Take?

Morphine Addiction Treatment Explained Morphine is a very potent pain reliever. While it has specific medical treatment purposes, many people use it as a recreational drug. Morphine is a highly addictive and dangerous drug. Those who choose to inject the drug increase...
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12/14 2017
4 Opioid Epidemic Myths

4 Opioid Epidemic Myths

The opioid epidemic claims tens of thousands of lives every year. Here’s the truth behind four common opioid epidemic myths. Myths about opioids and the opioid epidemic are widespread, but understanding the scope and nature of the problem is crucial for curbing...
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12/14 2017
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