Are you fighting a losing battle with heroin? Here’s a story from fellow junkie, Richie Farrell, to inspire hope and courage.
A review of cocaine’s long term effects to the body, brain, and behavior.
A description of what to expect during heroin detox, as well as main treatments used during withdrawal. More here on how to get off heroin safely.
A look at the changing topography of the American political landscape regarding drug sentencing and access to care.
A featured article from Dr. Lisa R. Fortuna, MD, MPH, expert on teen addiction who helps outline mental health issues for parents. Here, she considers the research on the social and neuro-developmental factors related to teen substance use disorders and mental health, and translates that into everyday language and practical recommendations.
How can smokers intervene on the biological, psychological, and emotional forces which drive nicotine addiction? A new idea outlined here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Is cold turkey withdrawal from crack always advised? We review the steps you can take to safely stop taking crack here.
When and how did people beginning taking ecstasy? Where are patterns of use taking us in the future? Here, we explore more about MDMA, its abuse history, and future.
Did you grow up in a home where emotional pain was part of every day life? Here, we outline the steps you can take to let go of the pain that’s holding you back. Then, share your story at the end.
A review of some of the more common behaviors of heroin addicts, and how you can intervene to help save a life.