deadly drugs

Deadliest Drugs to Detox From

Detox is not a pleasant experience. During detox, your brain and body go into panic mode as they reach for the drug they’ve become dependent on. Detox and drug withdrawal vary from drug to drug, and person to person – but it’s never fun. While detoxing from any drug is
college students

What are Collegiate Recovery Centers?

As the stigma of addiction and other mental diseases slowly moves out of the shadows, more people are now attempting to get sober while they’re younger. Any young drug addict or alcoholic who has talked to other addicts is usually told one thing, “I wish I had started getting better
opioid crisis

Attorney General Sessions Speaks on Opioid Crisis in Cleveland

In October 2017 President Trump’s administration declared the growing opioid crisis a national public emergency, bringing the growing crisis out from the shadows and into the forefront. Recently Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the crisis at a convention in Cleveland. The Attorney General’s talking points were aimed at three concrete
Opioid Epidemic

Ohio to Give $3 Million to Tech Business Making Abuse-Resistant Opioid

Ohio, second only to West Virginia in Opioid overdose deaths, plans on providing $3 million to a tech company that is developing an abuse-resistant prescription painkiller in an effort to combat the Opioid epidemic in the state. Elysium Therapeutics is the developer of this new painkiller and has received this
prevention

Why Relapse Addiction Therapy is So Important

As with most diseases, with addiction comes the potential for relapse. A relapse is not a moral failing, rather simply part of the disease. While those in recovery are constantly striving to maintain their sobriety in an effort to prevent relapse, sometimes it just happens. For some, relapse is something
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Ohio Police Chief Overdoses on Drugs Taken from Evidence Room

Caught in the grips of the opioid epidemic unlike one ever seen before, millions of Americans are addicted to substances such as heroin and prescription painkillers. Thousands of those individuals are losing their lives due to overdoses that are both intentional and accidental. And while the opioid epidemic carries on,
Opioids

Ohio Medicaid Recipients Still Overprescribing Opioids

Coming in right behind West Virginia for most opioid overdose deaths per capita, Ohio is experiencing the brunt of the opioid epidemic that the United States is facing. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), there were approximately 32.9 deaths related to opioids per every 100,000 people in
holistic approach

What Our Holistic Rehab Has to Offer

Let’s be real, for many, making the decision to attend a substance abuse center for their drug or alcohol problem is usually the last stop on the block, once nothing else has worked. However, it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom, and, with a good recovery center, comes
health insurance

Are Health Insurance Companies Fueling the Opioid Epidemic?

In one of the greatest health epidemics facing our country in the last 100 years, the opioid epidemic has everyone talking about how to fight back. One of the primary targets for blame is the major pharmaceutical companies that manufacture and massively pedal these prescription drugs. However, one that is
intervention

When Should I Have an Intervention for a Loved One?

When someone is struggling with addiction, it is only a matter of time until his or her tendencies become obvious to others. At the beginning of one’s addiction, he or she may only display a few red flags of symptoms such as being secretive or asking to borrow some cash.