ADDICTION

Aaron in Addiction
April 30, 2019

How Methadone Can Make Addiction Worse

Issues With Methadone It is easy to be terrified when your loved one is addicted to opioids, given that so many people pass away each year from using heroin, fentanyl, and prescription drugs. One of the most common treatment options is medically assisted treatment.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 21, 2019

50 Celebrities Who Lost Their Life to Drugs—Part II

Society tends to pay attention to this ever-increasing problem when someone famous dies, but every day, more and more lives are being taken by addiction, and we never hear about. I hope this sheds some light on the stigma that surrounds addiction, and the value of life for that matter.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 20, 2019

50 Celebrities Who Lost Their Life to Drugs—Part I

Whether you live on Park Avenue or a park bench, addiction doesn’t discriminate. Following is a list of 50 memorable celebrities who have passed away from overdoses or substance-related incidents.

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Aaron in Addiction
April 4, 2019

How Purdue Is Working to Avoid Taking Responsibility for the Opioid Epidemic

With the opiate crisis still steadily on the rise, blame is starting to be placed and fingers are pointing at Purdue Pharmacy. More than 1,600 lawsuits have been filed against Purdue Pharma , the OxyContin manufacturer, and they are reportedly considering filing of bankruptcy.

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Aaron in Addiction
March 8, 2019

Selling Addiction

One of the largest markets in the US is cornered by huge pharmaceutical corporations who are constantly trying to come up with new, and “innovative” ways to expand and increase profits.

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Aaron in Addiction
February 3, 2019

Lifestyle Changes Allow Addicts to Break Free from Addiction

After years of battling his addition, Shane* had almost come to accept that he was an alcoholic and that he was going to die an alcoholic. That was until he enrolled in the drug and alcohol rehab , Narconon Louisiana. “My life was consumed with drinking.

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Aaron in Addiction
January 2, 2019

Incarceration is Not Rehabilitation

Most people are aware the US has 5% of the world’s population yet we have 25% of the world’s total prison population.

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Aaron in Addiction
December 27, 2018

To the Ones I Love, Who Didn’t Make It

First, I would like to say thank you for the time we spent together. You are never far from my mind. I often wonder why you are gone and not me.

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Aaron in Addiction
December 20, 2018

What is it Like to be a Heroin Addict?

“It’s hard to describe but if I was going to sum up what it was like to be addicted to heroin , I would say it’s like waking up every morning and only being able to think about one thing.“ Getting heroin was all consuming. It was like being afraid for my life if I didn’t get my hands on it.

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Aaron in Addiction
December 12, 2018

What Is It Like to Be Addicted to Ecstasy?

“When I started using Ecstasy (also known as Molly), it was a drug I used only occasionally when going out to parties, concerts or the bar. It would usually take 45 minutes before I would start to experience the effects.

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