Fentanyl Abuse in the United States

The Rising Tide of Fentanyl Abuse in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Countermeasures Introduction: Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid originally developed for pain management, has emerged as a major public health crisis in the United States. Its potency, affordability, and ease of production have contributed to a surge in fentanyl-related overdoses and deaths. This article

Unmasking the Dangers of Fentanyl Addiction: A Comprehensive Exploration

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In recent years, the opioid epidemic has surged, claiming lives and leaving communities grappling with the devastating effects of addiction. Among the potent opioids contributing to this crisis, fentanyl stands out as an exceptionally dangerous substance. Understanding the perils of fentanyl addiction is crucial for individuals, families, and communities alike. In this comprehensive exploration, we

Could A Daily Gaming Limit Help Gaming Addicts?

  Users of internet games produced by Chinese gaming monolith Tencent will face new restrictions this month. There has been widespread criticism of how addicting the fantasy-based games Tencent produces are for young children, causing them to play in school, after hours, and spend too much time immersed in the game. Though Tencent has put

Benefits Of Long Term Addiction Treatment

  The 30 day model of addiction treatment is rapidly becoming a treatment of the past. For full autonomy and success of recovery, long term addiction treatment which gradually increases independence is critical.   More time in treatment is more time sober: Research has proven that a longer length of stay in treatment results in

Taking A Bath Is Really Good Self-Care For Recovery

Drug and alcohol addiction leave a lot of toxins all over the body. It isn’t only people who have heavily abused drugs and alcohol who need a detox. Every day we are exposed to free radicals and toxins in our environments. As a result, we need to regularly take care of ourselves mind, body, and

Yoga Therapy Helps Recovering Addicts In Mind, Body, And Spirit

  “Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well being through the application of the teachings and practices of yoga,” according to The International Association of Yoga Therapists. Yoga is an ancient eastern practice which focuses the mind on the body and the breath through a series of

The Reasons You Won’t Go To Therapy And The Benefits Of Going Anyway

  Therapy is an old practice. Before clinical therapy, people sought religious counsel, talking about their problems and seeking advice for changing their ways. During treatment for mental health and addiction, therapy is in everything you do every day, as well as in individual sessions and group therapy sessions. After treatment, it  is part of

How to Help a Friend who is Addicted to Adderall


Addiction is defined as the ongoing use of a mood altering substances, despite suffering negative consequences. For individuals with addiction, early intervention and treatment can lead to long term sobriety. However, forcing, coercing or trying to control an individual with addiction rarely leads to successful treatment outcomes. Addiction changes the brain, so it is hard

Do I Need To Go To Rehab? 5 Signs It’s Time

Denial, lack of information, and sheer stubbornness can get in the way of making the important decision to seek treatment for a drug and alcohol problem.   Your are intoxicated more often than not: Not every addict or alcoholic is intoxicated all the time. Maybe you’re not intoxicated day and night, but you find that

5 Reasons Why You Should Wait To Date In Recovery

Dating can be great in recovery but it can also be a threat for relapse if you try to get into a relationship before you’re ready. Here is why:   You’re Not Sure Where You’re Going To Be In A Year: Recovery can take us places. We discover our likes, our dislikes, and feel worthy