WHY ALCOHOL AND PAINKILLERS SHOULD NEVER MIX

WHY ALCOHOL AND PAINKILLERS SHOULD NEVER MIX

Ironically, alcohol has been abused just as much as opioids, even nowadays. In fact, the use of alcohol to lighten or numb pain is probably one of the oldest practices in the world, possibly predating some of our modern civilizations. In fact, researchers strongly...

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A CLOSER LOOK AT EFFECTIVE TREATMENT METHODS FOR ALCOHOL USE DISORDER

A CLOSER LOOK AT EFFECTIVE TREATMENT METHODS FOR ALCOHOL USE DISORDER

Alcohol use disorder might be one of the most severe forms of addiction (as well as the most notorious, at east in social terms). However, due to the perseverance and patience of numerous researchers and scientists, medical professionals can access a wide variety of...

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MASS OPIOID OVERDOSE IN CALIFORNIA OPENS OUR EYES TO THE REALITY OF ADDICTION

MASS OPIOID OVERDOSE IN CALIFORNIA OPENS OUR EYES TO THE REALITY OF ADDICTION

Just when you thought the American Opioid Crisis couldn’t get any worse, the news has reported another terrible tragedy involving these deadly painkillers. Recently, a local news source reported that the city of Chico, California has been the epicenter of a tragic...

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THREE ESSENTIAL TREATMENT METHODS FOR HEROIN ADDICTS

THREE ESSENTIAL TREATMENT METHODS FOR HEROIN ADDICTS

Cutting ties from a dangerously addictive drug is always a painful and seemingly impossible feat, and, on that note, some of the most difficult substances to quit are opioids, especially heroin. As a result of short-term or long-term use, this dangerous painkiller can...

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WASHINGTON STATE MAY ALLOW CHILDREN TO TAKE MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO SCHOOL

WASHINGTON STATE MAY ALLOW CHILDREN TO TAKE MEDICAL MARIJUANA TO SCHOOL

Where do we cross the line with marijuana legalization? Obviously, many people will have different answer to this question. Some people will argue that the little green plant should only be allowed for medical purposes, while others may consider how recreational use...

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RHODE ISLAND GOVERNOR GINA RAIMONDO PLANS TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

RHODE ISLAND GOVERNOR GINA RAIMONDO PLANS TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

Needless to say, the marijuana debate has taken some interesting turns over the past couple of years, particularly in the arena of state government proceedings. In the midst of growing support for recreational pot, some lawmakers are still cautious (and rightfully so)...

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