Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
June 13, 2019

Alcohol & Benzos—Withdrawal That Might Kill You

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.


Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
February 18, 2019

Alcohol — America’s Drug of Choice

It is thrown in our face in every other commercial, in almost every movie, on billboards, in flashing lights, in magazines, and just about everywhere you turn. It’s the idea of having a cold brew, a shot on the rocks, or a martini — shaken not stirred.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Abuse
October 11, 2016

Which Drugs Are Most Damaging?

This is a tricky question, indeed. Different drugs create such different effects that comparing them would be like comparing apples to ostriches and oil wells. A group of UK scientists found a way around this puzzle and came up with a system of comparison for many of today’s illicit drugs.…


Karen in Addiction recovery
September 30, 2016

What Does an Addicted Person Look Like?

There are probably a lot of people who think they can spot an addicted person. What they may not realize is that one in twelve Americans is dependent on or abusing substances like alcohol or heroin and they may not be so easy to identify.


Karen in Addiction
September 15, 2016

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas In the last few decades, we have seen drug abuse shift its epicenters from inner cities to metropolitan areas in general, and then to suburbs and small towns.


Karen in Drug Rehab
March 31, 2016

The World’s Ten Most Addictive Drugs

Narconon outlines the ten most addictive substances in the world.