It’s always important to protect your health. But in the midst of a health crisis, it’s even more critical that steps are taken to improve immune response. What can do to help protect yourself from illness?
Addiction is such a vicious, debilitating crisis that professional help is required to assist addicts in breaking free from their dependencies. To attempt recovery from drugs without professional help is dangerous and often doomed to fail.
The coronavirus pandemic has a lot of people facing hardship and unique challenges. For those in recovery, this may be a difficult time indeed. What can recovering addicts do to ensure that they do not relapse during the health crisis?
Pill mills were a big part of what created the opiate epidemic, and many of them still exist today. How does one spot these criminal organizations?
Young people are the future of the nation, and their health and well-being must be protected. And while studies show that alcohol addiction statistics are on the rise for all age groups, the rate of death among young people and middle-aged adults is rising rapidly.
You may have heard that it is beneficial for a recovering addict to travel outside of their home area to seek treatment. Why is that? Wouldn't it be better to seek treatment close to home where it is more convenient? What about traveling for treatment improves a recovering addict's chances of success? Is it something to consider?
All mind-altering drugs have the potential to be quite dangerous. But some tend to be more lethal than others. What are they, and what can families do to protect their loved ones?
After a significant drop in use, heroin once again made a comeback in the mid-2000s in both drug use rates and in overdose deaths. What brought this about? And what will we have to do to finally make heroin addiction a thing of the past?
California is known for sun, surfing, and perpetually warm days. But now, the Golden State is catching media headlines for not one, but TWO rapidly growing drug problems.
Our great nation is struggling with a highly lethal drug epidemic, one which causes problems and crippling issues of the very worst kind. For years we have felt the tight grip of the addiction crisis. With 24 million-plus people in the U.S. struggling with substance abuse, it’s likely that most of us have been affected by this problem in some way or another.