Opioid Epidemic Feeds into Hepatitis Epidemic    

What do you do when there’s nothing you can do but you can’t do nothing about it? Well that is the seemingly paradoxical existence we have doped ourselves into. To answer the question, you do what you can. There’s a chemical plague killing the masses and nobody can do anything about it. So much lies …

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Multiple States Suing Over Opioid Epidemic

Fentanyl, a.ka. the dream deceiver, a.ka. the narcotic of nightmares, a.k.a the opioid opposition, is the kingpin drug that’s running the streets. It is in most every batch of heroin that touches U.S soil and is mostly responsible for the alarming amount of deaths building up over the past few years. If Fentanyl were a …

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President Trump and His Opioid Epidemic

“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in American,” Trump declared as he sat down to sign a new piece of legislation this previous Wednesday. ‘The Support for Patients and Community Act’ as it was written, is the newest master plan against the infamous opioid pandemic festering in the wounds of …

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Drug Lobbyists Fund America’s Addiction

America, land of the free and home of the brave. A country founded on July 4th, 1776. The United States is a remarkable nation built on patriotism, freedom, and dreams. However, somewhere along the course we lost touch with what is believed to be adequate healthcare. A land with so much promise, but struggling to …

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America’s Most Frequently Abused Prescriptions

There are many types of abusive relationships out there. Sadly we don’t live in the innocent fairytale land we like to make pretend sometimes. There are verbally/physically abusive relationships. There are abusive relationships regarding power amongst people. There are even self deprecating relationships where we abuse ourselves with irrational insecurity. However, for some select unlucky people …

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Health Partners: Making Reputable Rehab Affordable

Health Partners – If you think that quality substance abuse treatment is out of your price range, think again! With the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 (aka, “Obamacare”), even the most minimal insurance policies are required to cover part or all addiction treatment. Health Partners can help with the costs of Professional Rehab Money should …

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How To Plan An Intervention For Your Loved One

It’s difficult to help a loved one when they are struggling with any type of addiction— and with denial being one of the first signs or symptoms, it can often be challenging to motivate them to seek help.   An intervention is a carefully planned process in which family members and friends gather to confront …

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Becoming Self Aware in Recovery

“Life never stops”. A phrase of utter simplicity that carries layers to it like that of an onion. Is the person whispering such in reference to their existential crisis? Maybe they bellowed it out of sheer exhaustion from the million and a half things they are dividing their attention into. Or maybe they said it …

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Why Kratom and Kava Will Hurt Your Recovery

Terrorism, a word with a negative connotation defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as: the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion. It happens to specific countries and it happens to specific people, but can one terrorize themselves? Many of us enter the rooms of Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous after waging chemical warfare on our bodies …

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The Common Signs of Opiate Abuse

It’s October, the Great Pumpkin Month. Halloween is right around the corner and most of us couldn’t be more jazzed. Who doesn’t get excited to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and watch scary/horror movies this time of year? That’s one of the best parts. Not only that, but they keep getting more …

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