What is an Opioid?
What is an Opioid? Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl,…Read More
What Is The Opioid Crisis?
What Is The Opioid Crisis? The opioid crisis is known as the health crisis surrounding prescription, and nonprescription, opioid drugs. The…Read More
What Are Opioid Overdose Signs?
What Are Opioid Overdose Signs? On average, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. The Centers for Disease Control…Read More
What is the Best Way to Get Clean from Heroin and Opioids?
Ready to Get Clean from Heroin and Opioids? Opioids are an extremely addictive medication, so it is no surprise that opioid…Read More
Fentanyl, How Bad Is It?
How Bad Is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous synthetic opioid. Unlike some other opioids that occur naturally, it is man-made…Read More
The Fentanyl Crisis and What You Need to Know
What is Fentanyl? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar…Read More
Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction
What is a Co-Occuring disorder? The coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse use disorder is referred…Read More
Stages of Change
What are the Stages of Change? At the University of Rhode Island, two researchers named Prochaska and DiClemente deciphered that there…Read More
Struggling with Substance Abuse or Addiction during Pregnancy
Struggling with Substance Abuse or Addiction during Pregnancy Friends of mine who are mothers and addicts in recovery say that one…Read More
September is Recovery Month
September is Recovery Month Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, substance abuse prevention…Read More