Approval Spreading for Overdose Antidote Clinics
Author: Justin Mckibben If you haven’t noticed, death by drug overdose continues to kill in staggering numbers, and the country’s population remains poisoned by the plague of prescription painkiller abuse and heroin addiction. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention... Learn MoreOverdose: Profile MDMA
[caption id="attachment_16285" align="aligncenter" width="450"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] By Cheryl Steinberg MDMA, also known as Molly or ecstasy, is an illegal drug that acts as both... Learn MoreCan Cannabis Candy Kill You?
Author: Justin Mckibben Who's got a sweet tooth? If you are easily excited by anything sugar, you may want to read the warnings before trying cannabis candy. Marijuana is getting more spot-light than ever since the recent reforms that have... Learn MoreOverdose Profile: Barbiturates
[caption id="attachment_16274" align="aligncenter" width="432"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Barbiturates are prescription only narcotic medication that act as central nervous system depressants, and can therefore produce a wide spectrum... Learn MoreLegendary Boxer Julio Chavez Talks Fight for Recovery
Author: Justin Mckibben Like a classic Cinderella story, Julio Chavez began as one of 11 children from a poor family who eventually would grow up and carve out a name for himself in the boxing world. He fought fiercely, and... Learn MoreOverdose Profile: Benzos (Benzodiazepine)
Author: Justin Mckibben Benzodiazepine, which is commonly abbreviated into “Benzos” or “BZD” is a class of psychoactive drugs whose core chemical structure is the fusion of a benzene ring and a diazepine ring. Benzos are drugs such as: Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) Diazepam (Valium) Alprazolam (Xanax) Temazepam (Restoril or Normison)... Learn More4 Ways the Internet is Reprogramming Us
[caption id="attachment_16239" align="aligncenter" width="455"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Thinking about it makes me wonder if we will one day truly be trapped in... Learn MoreCocaine and the Brain: Can Weakened Drug-Related Memories Treat Drug Addiction?
By Cheryl Steinberg It’s clear by now that drugs have intense effects on brain chemistry and structure. It’s also come to light, as we’ve recently reported, that memory might play a profound role in substance abuse and addiction. In fact,... Learn MoreBobbi Kristina Brown: Out of Hospital into Rehab
[caption id="attachment_16231" align="aligncenter" width="446"] Photo Via: www.wikipedia.org[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben It has been almost 2 months since misfortune collided with the family of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who was found unresponsive in her home in Georgia floating face down in a... Learn More8 Celebrities Who Have Major Depressive Disorder (You Might Be Surprised)
[caption id="attachment_16220" align="aligncenter" width="259"] via http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki[/caption] By Cheryl Steinberg Here’s a macabre statistic: almost 15 million Americans suffer from some form of major depressive disorder annually. People find mental illnesses like depression difficult to talk about and the negative... Learn MoreFentanyl Adding More Fatalities to Heroin Epidemic
Author: Justin Mckibben As if we didn’t already have enough problems presented to us by the opiate epidemic, it seems that drug dealers have gone a step further and doctored up their dope in an attempt to cut corners, and... Learn MoreDoes Alcohol Screening Help Doctors Suggesting Safer Drinking?
[caption id="attachment_16209" align="aligncenter" width="357"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Alcoholism is a very real, very serious and sometimes fatal disease that claims victims without... Learn More