Thursday July 24th 2014



Can you get high on crack?

June 10th, 2014

Crack is known for its almost immediate euphoric effect. But while you can get high on crack easily, risk for addiction is through the roof! More on crack, the high it produces, and risks you take when using crack here.


External enablers: It takes two!

June 7th, 2014

Enablers can help a loved one’s addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.

How long does K2 last?

June 6th, 2014

K2 effects can last few hours, but can persist for days or weeks after use. More on the factors that affect the duration of K2 and synthetic cannabinoids here.


How do I help my addict son or daughter?

June 5th, 2014

From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction…especially when the addict is your own child.

What is cocaine used for?

June 3rd, 2014

Cocaine and its derivatives can be used as local anesthetics, but cocaine is scheduled as a Class II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act. More on past and present cocaine uses, as well as its effects here.


What is heroin used for?

May 29th, 2014

Heroin is an illegal drug used for its euphoric effect. More on heroin uses, side effects, and consequences of illegal use here.


Men’s addiction treatment: INTERVIEW with Fresh Start Ministries

May 28th, 2014

Men seeking addiction treatment can have low self esteem and difficulty with vulnerability. Great lessons, suggestions, and what can work for men in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction here!

Can you get high on ecstasy?

May 27th, 2014

Ecstasy provokes the activity of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine in the brain to create feelings of intense well-being. But what risks are associated with ecstasy use? More on ecstasy and euphoric effect here.

Neurofeedback for addiction

May 23rd, 2014

Neurofeedback therapy involves monitoring the brain via electroencephalography (EEG). During addiction treatment, neurofeedback can train the recovering addict to recognize brain states and to “correct” them. How does it work, exactly? More here.

Heroin and pregnancy: Complications and treatments

May 21st, 2014

If you’re a heroin user and are pregnant, what kinds of treatments are out there? How does heroin affact the baby if you continue using? We review here and invite your questions about pregnancy and heroin at the end.