Potentially dangerous physical effects of cocaine include raising heart rate and blood pressure. But can cocaine actually kill you? Learn more here.
Yes, Subutex works to stop cravings, block withdrawal symptoms, and prevents “dope sickness” as well as the euphoric “high” from heroin and other opiate based drugs. More on how Subutex works here.
How do you really help an addict? We review some effective tactics here.
Yes. Suboxone can treat opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal from heroin and other opiates. More on this type of medication assisted treatment here.
Studies show that nearly 3 million teens are using drugs during the school day and the majority of teens report that they know which of their peers is selling drugs. More on this trend here.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
NO. Naltrexone is not addictive and has no potential for abuse. In fact, naltrexone helps people in recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction. Read more about what naltrexone is made of and how it’s used, here.
Should you just stop taking cocaine? Or should you seek medical help? We review the recommended steps for stopping cocaine use here.
A brief chronology of heroin-related events since the 1850’s in the U.S.
Fentanyl is about 25-40 times more potent than heroin and 80 times as potent as morphine. More on the rise in fentanyl related death and its causes here.