8 Things No One Told You About Addiction

Addiction: nobody expects for it to happen, nobody wants it, and certainly nobody signs up for it. If there was a sign-up sheet, it likely wouldn’t mention the downsides. But there are downsides, a lot of them, perhaps more than one realizes.


Ren in Drug Prevention
February 16, 2019

Addiction and Loneliness

The drug addiction problem in our country continues to grow, and as it does, our efforts to understand it increase in tandem. There is new data, new research, and new conclusions that link opioid addiction to loneliness.


Ren in Addiction
January 21, 2019

Am I an Addict?

Here’s a question that’s likely on the minds of millions of people as I write this. People who struggle with a drug habit, an alcohol habit, with self-medication on pharmaceuticals, with cigarette use, with a bad eating habit, or even with drinking excessive amounts of coffee a day find themselves asking this type of question.


JT in Drug abuse
December 30, 2017

The Dangers of Injecting, Snorting, & Smoking Heroin

There are multiple ways to abuse drugs and alcohol, none of them good, or beneficial, or safe in any way.


Magan Kilgore in Drugs
September 26, 2017


Ecstasy “molly,” was originally created in 1912 as a possible blood clotting agent by the German pharmaceutical company Merck, according to archival research of that company’s records in 2006 the Medical Journal of Addiction. It underwent animal testing but wasn’t tried on humans until the 1950s.


Erica in Drug abuse
March 22, 2017

How to Detect and Prevent Heroin Use in the Home

This is a guide on spotting heroin use, how to spot a heroin user, and how to prevent heroin use. Heroin use is a dangerous activity to engage in and if someone you know is using heroin, they need immediate help.