In the realm of potent opioids, Fentanyl has emerged as a particularly hazardous player. Understanding the signs and symptoms of a fentanyl overdose is essential in the effort to save lives and promote recovery. This article aims to provide a comprehensive exploration of fentanyl overdose symptoms, the dangers of fentanyl, and the treatment options available […]
Opioid abuse is an all-American epidemic, unique to our country. It is widespread enough to carry the label of a public health outbreak. Abuse covers all ages, races, classes, and genders; however, the most typical victim is a non-Hispanic Caucasian male in his mid-30s. Is there a solution to this opioid abuse crisis? In emergency
We can’t choose who we fall in love with. It’s not uncommon to find someone struggling with the predicament of, “I’m in love with a drug addict; what can I do?” Living with an active drug addict is very stressful, not to mention, it’s a rollercoaster of emotions that can leave anyone burned out. Addiction
The Governor of New Jersey plants to unveil New Jersey laws to fight heroin addiction. So far, 3 of the 21 legislatures have been made laws. See efforts New Jersey is doing to help those struggling with addiction.
Broken bones, sprains, and head injuries are common for athletes at all levels of play. Frequently, athletes receive strong painkillers to treat these injuries. No specific population is more likely to receive prescriptions for potent opioids than athletes. Learn about drug addiction prevention efforts for athletes and treatment options.
we have set out to write the definitive guide to relapse and recovery. Find information below on the signs of relapse on some specific drugs. Additionally, find information on what action to take after a drug relapse.
Many addiction treatment specialists – therapists, counselors, doctors, or support staff – are in recovery. Since relapse is a part of recovery for many individuals, some addiction professionals will likely relapse. So, what are the implications on the patient community of staff relapses, and how does relapse prevention help the potential problem?
The national opiate addiction has devastated the country in recent years. Are Naltrexone Implants the solution to the opioid addiction problem? Learn More.
Opioids are incredibly addictive, whether swallowed, injected, or snorted. But people still need powerful non-addictive painkillers for a variety of reasons. Learn more about options for prevention and treatment.
Serious health risks can arise when heroin is discontinued abruptly. Before you decide to stop using drugs or alcohol on your own it is important to consider the health risks. Seeking professional medical care is often considered best practice. Generally due to the standards, supervision, and protocols put in place to keep individuals safe in treatment most families agree.
I Found Powder in My Kids Room. Could It Be Heroin? All across America, the biggest fear parents have is that their son or daughter will begin to use heroin. With news of the heroin epidemic taking the lives of our youth far too often, their fears are very valid. In many cases, this has
Using Marijuana to Fight the Heroin Epidemic is A Bad Idea. The official position of Lighthouse Recovery Institute is that Marijuana should never be used to fight the heroin epidemic. We also feel it is part of our duty to our past, current and future clients and their family members to report the danger and