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How Long Does Heroin Last in the Body?

Heroin addiction does not only affect the individual using the drug, but also affects their loved ones, their friends, family, children, jobs, neighbors, community, and even society. Heroin is so heavily addictive because it releases dopamine in the brain causing a big rush of euphoria and then later, feelings of sleepiness that last for hours. […]

What Happens When You Mix Cocaine and Xanax?

Combining an upper like cocaine, and a downer like Xanax, gives off powerful effects that act as a push and pull or a high and low. These drugs in combination make you much more likely to develop-tolerance, dependence, and addiction while also being extremely addictive taken on their own.  Continued abuse of Cocaine and Xanax […]

A Comprehensive List of Most Drug Addicted Cities in America

There is no single population or city that is impacted by drugs. Heroin, oxycodone, cocaine, meth, and fentanyl are causing major problems in America. Nevertheless, in Most Drug-affected Cities in America, there is a pressing need for more drug education, awareness, and Addiction Treatment programs. Even if you live in one of the Most Drug-affected Cities in America, it is […]

NEW TOOLS IN TALKING TO YOUR TEENS ABOUT ADDICTION

Talking to your teens about addiction is much like talking to them about sex. Both can be very uncomfortable conversations. These days, we know more about addiction, recovery and rehab, and parents have more tools at their disposal to talk to their kids and teens about the dangers of drugs. Here’s new tools and that […]

A NEW LOOK AT EMPLOYEE WELLNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH

You see the term wellness everywhere these days. It’s become such a popular buzzword that even diet plans are using it. There has also been a lot of focus on wellness in the workplace, and how happier, healthier employees can create a more productive environment that can enhance your business.   Considering that wellness may […]

HOW TO COMPLETE “IMPOSSIBLE TASKS” WHEN DEPRESSED

There’s a new term that’s been coined relating to the struggle of depression: the impossible task. This means things you know you need to do, but are struggling with because depression can drain your strength. So when you’re struggling with depression and your mental health, how do you push through and keep going?   Defining […]

SLASH REFLECTS ON ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

Slash, the legendary guitarist for hard rock legends Guns N’ Roses, is lucky to be alive. His history of drinking and drugs is well-documented, and thankfully he made it out to the other side alive. Now he’s reflected on his notorious past in Rolling Stone, and how he’s been able to stay with his sober. […]

IS ANXIETY INHERITED?

There’s a saying that we are our parents, and we can inherit a lot of good and bad from our mothers and fathers. Chemical dependency can run in a family, and anxiety may be inherited as well.   Newsweek reports that there’s a new study which has examined the areas of the brain that produce […]

THE DANGERS OF TOXIC SOCIAL MEDIA

A tool is only as good as whoever uses it. The net and social media can be used for good, or it can be a forum for millions of trolls to spew garbage. What people do with social media is up to them, but has social media become too toxic? It’s a question that was […]