Common Drug Mixtures and Interactions

Common Drug Mixtures and Interactions

Some people become addicted to taking more than one type of drug at the same time. Usually, the intent is to intensify or adapt the effect of the first drug. In addition to accelerating addiction, this practice can increase the dangers of drug use due to the mechanics...
The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

The Dangers of Self-Medicating for Depression

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental illnesses on the planet. Approximately 300 million people around the world suffer from some type of depression, and without treatment, it can result in suicide. Depression manifests itself in various symptoms, including...
Addiction Treatment Changes – A Mixed Bag

Addiction Treatment Changes – A Mixed Bag

The addiction treatment rehab industry has been heavily scrutinized over the past 3 years largely due to the opioid epidemic. As a result, there has been a tremendous amount of change for those trying to recover from drug and alcohol addiction – not all of it...
Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Opioid Epidemic – A State of Emergency

Some time ago, the federal government declared the Opioid Epidemic a National State of Emergency. But a strong plan to accompany this declaration has not emerged that we are aware of. While awaiting this plan, approximately 150 people are dying every day of drug...