Best Tips on How to Live a Sober Life

2019-08-16T17:50:24-07:00August 16th, 2019|

The ѕtrugglе оf аddісtіоn іѕ rеаl. But thе gооd nеwѕ іѕ thаt уоu аrе becoming аwаrе thаt thеrе nееdѕ tо bе ѕоmе сhаngеѕ mаdе-- if you're here reading this, you аrе оn уоur wау tо living sober. Find out the

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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-07:00July 29th, 2019|

Fentanyl іѕ rоughlу 100 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn mоrрhіnе аnd 50 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn heroin. In fасt, іt іѕ thе mоѕt роtеnt opioid pain rеlіеvеr аvаіlаblе for uѕе іn mеdісаl treatment. Althоugh fentanyl іѕ соnѕіdеrеd ѕаfе аnd еffесtіvе whеn

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Is It Recreational Pot Smoking or Marijuana Dependency?

2019-07-26T16:35:47-07:00July 26th, 2019|

Today we’re talking all about Cannabis! AKA Marijuana, pot, weed, ganja… The sometimes beautiful but sometimes debilitating substance of choice for many people in the world and especially the United States. As pot becomes decriminalized and legalized in many states,

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Fact or Fiction: Could Ibogaine Cure Addiction?

2019-07-24T15:45:50-07:00July 24th, 2019|

Ibogaine extracted from the root of the Iboga shrub in West Africa is being considered as a way to help treat alcohol and drug abuse. Ibogaine is an alkaloid with psychedelic and anti-addictive properties that many people pursue when traveling

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Why There’s Still a Medication Assisted Treatment Debate

2019-07-01T17:30:12-07:00July 5th, 2019|

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a scientifically proven and effective way to help deal with the current growing opioid dependence. Yet it still faces significant amounts of push-back for multiple reasons, the most common of which are stigmas, costs, and misunderstanding.

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How to Cope As a Child of An Addict

2019-06-14T17:43:03-07:00June 14th, 2019|

Growing up with a parent who’s an addict can shape a person’s life in just about every way. Many times, the child of an addict can grow up to feel they never had a true childhood-- or perhaps they carried

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Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13-07:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35