Tag: HIV

HIV Outbreak Goes From Bad to Worse Not long ago, Lighthouse reported on the rising number of Indiana residents contracting HIV. These cases were all linked back to prescription drug abuse, specifically to injecting the painkiller Opana. Well things just got worse. There have been upwards of seventy confirmed cases of HIV since the outbreak

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A Tragic Situation in Indiana The last four months have seen an unfortunate and unprecedented rise in HIV cases in Indiana. Officials say the twenty-seven confirmed cases, and ten additional preliminary cases, are largely due to IV painkiller abuse. Since early December, painkiller addicts in the midwest have been sharing contaminated syringes. These dirty needles

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STD Facts and Statistics STDs are a largely unthought-of part of addiction and recovery. In active addiction, many addicts don’t practice safe sex. Meanwhile, addicts in early-sobriety are also likely to engage in risky sexual behavior. So, it’s important for addicts and their loved ones to know STD facts and statistics. We enter a world

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