Addiction treatment

Oxycodone addiction

Oxycodone Addiction   What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is one of the most widely prescribed pain-relieving medications. It is sold under the brand names Percocet and Oxycontin and is extremely effective in treating mild to excruciating pain. Less often, it is prescribed to suppress coughs, but in recent years such cough syrups containing the substance have… View more

Kratom addiction

Kratom Addiction   Kratom derives its name from the Kratom tree, an evergreen in the coffee family that grows in Asian countries such as Myanmar and Thailand. It’s a psychoactive drug used sometimes for traditional medicine, but more often recreationally. Kratom is a commonly used name for Mitragyna Speciosa. Kratom can be ingested orally, by… View more

MDMA addiction

MDMA Addiction   MDMA, or Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is a street drug that gained popularity in the club and rave scene in the 1980’s and is still commonly used today. It was developed in Germany by the pharmaceutical company Merck and was originally used for psychotherapy treatments.  Due to its effects such as increased sensory experience, increased… View more

Xanax addicion

Xanax Addiction What is Xanax? Xanax is a drug taken by consumers by prescription for anxiety and panic disorders. Due to the fact that the drug has a calming effect, it often leads to abuse.  Xanax is taken orally but can also be taken sublingually by people that abuse it in order to receive a quicker onset.  Xanax… View more

Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction   What is Cocaine? Cocaine is an illegal and powerful drug. It is a stimulant and highly addictive. It can be used for medical reasons, such as anesthesia, but more often it is used recreationally. On the street, it appears as a powder that is fine and white. Drug dealers often mix it… View more

Meth addicion

Methamphetamine Addiction   People are often under the impression that addiction is a choice, brought on by willful continued abuse of a substance. But many people find that they are born with various addictive tendencies or that once they try a substance for the first time, they become addicted. Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is one… View more

Heroin addicion

Heroin Addiction Charles Romney Alder Wright, an English chemist, experimented with combining morphine and various acids, which resulted in the discovery of diamorphine, or Heroin. This drug was first employed in the United States as pain relief. Often it was used in cough syrup, and as an anesthetic during childbirth and surgeries. Ironically, like morphine… View more

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction In today’s society, many individuals deal with stress that overcomes them mentally and emotionally. While sometimes individuals seek to ease their pain by using illegal drugs, there has been a steady rise in alcohol abuse. We are going to cover the important notes that one needs to know about alcohol addiction. What is… View more

Opioid addiction

Opioid Addiction We live in a society that is always changing at a rapid pace. For the most part, many would say that we are progressing in the right direction. However, there are some negative elements in society that may never change no matter how much we may try. Drug addictions are just one section… View more