Many people who have experienced trauma in the past also suffer from addiction. But why? Is there really a connection between trauma and addiction?
The Kratom tree is an evergreen in the coffee family that grows in Asian countries such as Myanmar and Thailand. So far, the FDA has found no medical uses for Kratom. This Schedule I substance is quickly getting more popular for recreational drug use.
A Brief Introduction to Cocaine and Cocaine Addiction Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug, powerful and illegal. While it has limited medical purposes, most people use it recreationally. On the street, cocaine appears as a fine white powder or small chunks known as “crack cocaine.” Drug dealers often mix the drug with powder such… View more
Alcohol Abuse & Addiction A Brief Introduction to Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse 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… View more
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 it is a cheaper alternative to some of the more expensive opioids. Some… View more