Holidays can be a particularly rough time for those who struggle with alcohol or are recently sober. It is important to recognize this and be mindful of assisting friends and family to navigate through this Holiday Season while maintaining their sobriety.
Covid-19 restrictions across the country have more or less ben lifted or reduced. Despite this good news, the issues many face have not changed and continue to cause heartbreak across the country.
A new drug in the headlines is sixty time more potent then morphine. This drug has already been schedule 1 for years so why is it ending up back in the news now?
With marijuana legalization becoming more common, what impact will this have on driving and public safety? We took a look at the research to provide an answer to this question.
Marijuana has become more and more acceptable today. Is it such a passive view on the substance really safe however.
2020 was a crazy year and while COVID-19 did slow down our everyday lives, it did not slow down addiction across the country.
Benzodiazepines are most often prescribed for so-called panic disorders and anxiety. While there may be some who find these drugs temporarily relieve symptoms, they are extremely addictive and the risk of using them cannot be overstated.
One of the strangest things in our country is the attitude towards teenagers experimenting with drugs as though it is some cultural norm. I have heard stories from nonaddicts who tried weed, alcohol , cocaine, or hallucinogens when they were in their teens.
The opiate epidemic has been going on far too long. Dealers are putting Fentanyl in the most unsuspecting street drugs, one of which is marijuana. The idea behind lacing cannabis with Fentanyl would be to get the addict to experience a more potent, more euphoric high.
The idea of comparing health crisis issues is not new. The opioid epidemic has been compared several times to the HIV epidemic, the flu, and countless others. I want to compare the opioid epidemic to the most recent health crisis, COVID 19.