Weighing the Pros and Cons of Salvia, DMT, Kratom, and Other “Natural” Psychedelic Drugs

2018-02-21T04:38:31+00:00February 20th, 2018|Addiction Information|

There are dozens of various natural psychedelic drugs, but what are the pros and cons of their use? Can you still be considered clean and sober if you incorporate hallucinogens into your recovery? It might sound odd. Are there really “pros” to certain types of drugs? Some believe that specific natural psychedelic drugs, such as salvia, psilocybin mushrooms, or ayahuasca, have beneficial properties to them. When consumed, each of the substances causes the user to [...]

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Fentanyl: Why It’s One of the Most Dangerous Opioids in Existence

2018-02-21T04:28:30+00:00February 15th, 2018|Addiction Information|

Death rates due to fentanyl overdose continue to rise exponentially each year. What exactly is fentanyl and how has it founds its way into the pockets of heroin users nationwide? 582 overdose deaths were linked to fentanyl in 2014. That number skyrocketed to 3,946 in 2016, multiplying by nearly seven times in the course of two years. We also just lost another performer to a Fentynil overdose this month: Dolores O’Riordan from the Cranberries. Clearly, [...]

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Fergie Escapes Her Self-Induced Meth Psychosis

2018-02-21T04:18:24+00:00February 10th, 2018|Addiction Information, Recovery|

Fergie’s crystal meth addiction came on quick and crashed down hard. Her delusions of being tracked by the FBI led her to the moment she finally found freedom from drugs. Before her time with the Black Eyed Peas, singer Fergie struggled with a severe crystal meth addiction. “I thought the FBI was after me,” she explained in an interview with Oprah. “You’re in this kind of alternate reality and I started getting really paranoid.” She [...]

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Narcotic Pain Medications: 8 Reasons They Are NOT the Only Way to Successfully Treat Illness and Injury

2018-02-21T04:13:13+00:00February 5th, 2018|Addiction Information|

The widespread use distribution of narcotic pain medications has led to a nationwide epidemic. Are these prescription pain killers the only way to recover? Norco. Vicodin. Percocet. Dilaudid. Morphine. Dozens of prescription pain killers brands transfer hands from pharmacist to consumer every year. In 2012, doctors wrote 259 million opioid prescriptions, enough to hand every American adult their own bottle of pills. According to CBS News, over 1 in 3 Americans were prescribed opioids in [...]

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