Many people are surprised to learn that in most cases withdraw from opiates, cocaine, meth, and ecstasy are not fatal and do not require a medical detox. There are two drugs that require professional medical help when withdrawing from as withdrawal symptoms can become life-threatening.
Drug cartels are highly organized business empires, marketing their goods to consumers most likely to fall into the trap of addiction. The public might hope and wish that drug cartels are just stupid criminals but unfortunately, that’s not the case. Why do we say that? You have only to look at their marketing and distribution tactics to see the proof.
There’s no denying the fact that marijuana use is becoming “normalized” in the United States. This means that it is more important than ever to understand the effects of using marijuana and what benefits might occur if one stops.
Right now, being addicted to heroin is far more dangerous than it ever has been. A heroin user has always risked his life but with new opioids on the market, the risks are greater. Why can’t the addicted person choose sobriety?
A high-functioning addict is a person with all the trappings of success and happiness but is dependent on drugs or alcohol to cope. Co-workers, family, bosses and members of their entourage may all think this person has an enviable life.
Athletes can be susceptible to drug addiction, using them to enhance their performance or to continue playing after injury. What are the most common drugs abused and what effect does abuse have on athletes and their career?
Increasing Supplies of Fentanyl Stalk the Addicted Massachusetts has long been a hub of opioid trafficking in the Northeast, but the drugs being trafficked were usually painkillers or heroin.
Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted? For years the music industry has been plagued by drug addiction. Decades ago we had famed artists such as, trumpeter Chet Baker, Billy Holiday, and a number of others.
When a family begs an addicted loved one to go to rehab and are met with a refusal, it’s baffling. It’s still possible to help this person arrive at rehab if you understand what’s actually going on.
Narconon outlines the ten most addictive substances in the world.