Finding Rehab During COVID-19

Finding rehab on a regular day can be overwhelming, especially if you do not know what to look for. Finding rehab during COVID-19 can be even more overwhelming, which is why it is helpful to have an idea…

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THE MOST POPULAR DRUGS AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

Aside from studying and planning for the future, college is undoubtedly about partying and testing your limits for many students. Many of the students who did not drink during high school will take their first sip while in…

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HOW MUSIC CAN BE LINKED TO DRUG USE

Popular music is chock full of song lyrics that idolize glamorous lifestyles, fancy cars, and spur of the moment adventures. Listeners hear these songs condoning the use of illicit drugs and consuming dangerous amounts of alcohol. However, the…

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CELEBRITIES WHO WON THE FIGHT AGAINST OPIOID ADDICTION

On average, 130 Americans die every day from an overdose related to Opioids, and approximately 1.7 million Americans have a diagnosable addiction to prescription opioids (such as hydrocodone or OxyContin). Celebrities are one and the same and their…

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CONCERTA ADDICTION

Concerta (methylphenidate) is a prescription stimulant in the same class as Ritalin. In fact, Concerta and Ritalin have essentially the same chemical make-up, but Concerta is the extended-release version, lasting up to 12 hours. The chemical makeup of…

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THE “NASTY” IN NICOTINE

Nicotine administration through any route can create psychoactive effects, mood alterations, positive reinforcement, and eventually, addiction. However, inhalation of tobacco smoke is the quickest and most efficient method of nicotine delivery to the brain. Less than ten seconds…

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CAN A BETTER DIET AID IN RECOVERY?

Getting to the point of recovery from addiction is a huge victory. But, what do you do once you get there? Maintaining this status is highly important, and there is one major factor that can potentially make or…

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The Tragic Reality of Fentanyl in Our Country

When people heard that the iconic singer Prince died from a fentanyl overdose, their reactions were most likely a mixture of sadness and shock. However, many Americans were probably asking, “What is this drug called fentanyl, and how…

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How Yul Brynner Took One Final Stab at Cigarettes

Over the past decades, we Americans have watched some pretty bizarre and unnerving drug PSAs.  Remember the moment when Paul Reubens dressed as his iconic character Peewee Herman appeared on screen to teach kids about crack cocaine? Each…

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