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Investigation Finds Opioids Easily Sold Through Mail 19 Feb 2018

Investigation Finds Opioids Easily Sold Through Mail

A recent congressional investigation discovered that not only are dangerous opioids and synthetic opioids being sold through the mail, but they are also slipping past the borders through simple mail packages, and the United States Postal Service doesn’t seem to…

Study Finds More U.S Children Have Fetal Alcohol Disorders than Previously Believed 15 Feb 2018

Study Finds More U.S Children Have Fetal Alcohol Disorders than Previously Believed

Some schools of thought tell pregnant mothers that having a glass or two of wine every now and then during pregnancy is fine, and can actually be healthy for the baby. But how much is too much? A new study…

FL State Attorney Says Governor’s Opioid Crisis Budget Isn’t Enough 14 Feb 2018

FL State Attorney Says Governor’s Opioid Crisis Budget Isn’t Enough

States around the country are still reeling from the total number of overdose death counts from 2017. After the Trump Administration released the announcement that the US was currently experiencing a National Health Emergency in regards to the opioid epidemic,…

Life Expectancy Down for the Second Year in a Row 22 Jan 2018

Life Expectancy Down for the Second Year in a Row

For the first time in 50 years, the average life expectancy rate has gone down in the United States. The root cause? The Opioid Epidemic. The Facts The last time the American life expectancy rate took a dive was in…

How Can Naltrexone Help Addicts? 22 Jan 2018

How Can Naltrexone Help Addicts?

There’s been a lot of debate lately on how to fight against the opioid epidemic that is currently ravaging the country, and there are a lot of differing opinions. It seems the whole country is weighing in on their opinions….

Does Music Glorify Drug Abuse? 24 Nov 2017

Does Music Glorify Drug Abuse?

Ah music, the great relator, the universally spoken language. Music has been probably the most beautiful thing, in my own opinion, to come from all of humanity. However, over the last… say, five decades, the evolution of music has branched…

Sippin on Lean: The Dangers of Sizzurp 21 Nov 2016

Sippin on Lean: The Dangers of Sizzurp

You hear about it in songs, see it in music videos and on TV, the rise of Lean in the pop culture world has almost positioned it into a household name. Made famous by rappers like Lil Wayne and Three…

Educate Yourself With These Documentaries About Addiction 30 Sep 2016

Educate Yourself With These Documentaries About Addiction

Most of us have seen the show “Intervention” on TLC, and if you’re anything like me, have been extremely grateful to have never been on it. It features real life exposure of addicts and alcoholics whose families step in to…

Books on Holistic Recovery 19 May 2016

Books on Holistic Recovery

There’s no wrong way to overcome an addiction to alcohol and drugs. In fact, there are so many different approaches and forms of treatment available to account for the variety of needs people have with regard to the recovery process….

Steven Tyler’s Journey to Sobriety 18 May 2016

Steven Tyler’s Journey to Sobriety

Steven Tyler wrote what could arguably be considered his band’s most well-known song, “Dream On”, before the idea of starting a band ever occurred to him. Tyler started the band, which would eventually become famous all over the world, when…

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