6 Drugs that Used to be Legal

Drugs that Used to be Legal There tends to be a lot of argument and confusion out there based on the fact that alcohol is a legal substance, for those over 21 years of age, that is. Some think [...]

FDA Approves Opioid Implant

Opioid addiction and overdose is at epidemic levels. Over-prescription of the powerful drugs has resulted in a dramatic increase of abuse across the spectrum of all opioids, including heroin. Now [...]

How Cocaine Affects the Brain

Cocaine is well-known for its addictive properties. It is also known to do tremendous damage to the nose and heart while having very few benefits, unless living strung-out and broke can be [...]

How to Quit Heroin in 5 Steps

Physical Withdrawal The physical withdrawal from heroin is intense. There are cold sweats, chills, hot flashes, leg cramps – you name it. Most addicts say that withdrawing from heroin is [...]

Do I Need Drug Treatment?

You only get one life, and you are starting to wonder if you are living it to the fullest. Maybe you started using drugs as a way to let loose and party, or you just wanted to see what they were [...]

Drug Abuse vs. Drug Addiction

While the terms ‘drug abuse’ and ‘drug addiction’ are often used interchangeably, the truth is they are very different conditions. One is describing a usage of drugs outside of cultural norms, [...]

The Face of the Heroin User

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World has painted quite a scary picture of what today’s heroin addict looks like. Many of them are under the age of 21but some are as young as nine years old. The [...]

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