Addiction treatment

Fentanyl Addiction

Fentanyl Addiction A Brief Introduction to Fentanyl and Fentanyl Addiction Fentanyl is a pharmaceutical drug that is typically used as an anesthetic. It can give users feelings of euphoria, relaxation, pain relief, and comfort. It is extremely addictive, as is heroin, and is a cheaper alternative to some of the more expensive opioids. Some of… 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. If you or a loved one… View more

MDMA addiction

MDMA Addiction A Brief Introduction to MDMA and MDMA Addiction MDMA, or Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is a street drug that gained popularity in the club and rave scene during the 1980’s. The drug is still commonly used today. It was developed in Germany by the pharmaceutical company Merck and was originally used for psychotherapy treatments.  Due to… View more

Xanax Addiction

Xanax Addiction A Brief Introduction to Xanax and Xanax Addiction Xanax is a classification of drug know as a benzodiazepine.  The drug is taken by prescription for anxiety and panic disorders. Due to the fact that the drug has a calming effect, it can often lead to abuse.  Xanax is taken orally but can also be taken… View more

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Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction   What is Cocaine? Cocaine is a powerful and illegal drug, as well as a highly addictive stimulant. It is often used recreationally. On the street, cocaine appears as a fine white powder. Drug dealers often mix the drug with powder such as flour, cutting it, so they can make more profits. It… View more

Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine Addiction A Brief Introduction to Meth and Meth Addiction Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is one of the most addictive substances someone can abuse. It is classified by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule II stimulant.  Though prescribed infrequently, it sometimes can be used by patients to treat ADHD or to help with… View more

Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction   A Brief Introduction to Heroin and Heroin Addiction Charles Romney Alder Wright, an English chemist, experimented with combining morphine and various acids. These experiments resulted in the discovery of diamorphine or Heroin. This drug was first employed in the United States as a pain reliever. Often it was used in cough syrup,… View more

Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol Addiction & Alcoholism People use drugs for a variety of reasons. Nowadays, a lot of us face stress that overwhelms both mentally and emotionally. Because of this, there’s been a steady rise in substance abuse. This includes alcohol abuse, which is the most widespread substance use disorder in the United States. The rise in… View more

Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction A Brief Introduction to Opioids and Opioid Addiction We live in a rapidly changing society. For the most part, many would say we are progressing in the right direction. However, there are some negative elements in society that may never change, regardless of how hard we may try. Drug addiction is just one… View more