5 Risk Factors for Addiction

When you visit the doctor, they ask you a litany of questions: “Is there a history of heart disease in your family?” “Is there a history of diabetes?” They may

5 Risk Factors for Addiction2022-05-18T02:22:09+00:00

How to Manage Chronic Pain without Becoming Addicted

If you are from my generation, you might remember the OxyContin craze when Purdue Pharma was heavily promoting the drug to doctors to treat pain. Coincidentally, the same year Purdue

How to Manage Chronic Pain without Becoming Addicted2022-05-18T02:24:15+00:00

My Addiction Gave Me Wings, Then Took Away My Sky

Believe it or not, most people are trying to make their lives better when they start using drugs or alcohol. For instance, someone might snort cocaine or stimulants to make

My Addiction Gave Me Wings, Then Took Away My Sky2022-05-18T02:24:53+00:00

What Does Addiction Mean?

Jonathan has tried to quit using drugs several times. Despite repeated attempts he has not been successful stopping on his own. He has also attempted to cut back on his

What Does Addiction Mean?2022-05-18T02:25:37+00:00

The Stigma of Addiction

The memory of my brother that morning is burned in my mind even though it’s been 20 years since addiction took his life in 2015. He was white as a

The Stigma of Addiction2022-05-18T02:26:13+00:00

This is Your Brain on Drugs (For Real)

If you are from my generation, you remember the 80’s anti-drug campaign from Partnership for a Drug Free America. “This is your brain,” says the announcer holding up an

This is Your Brain on Drugs (For Real)2022-05-18T02:26:47+00:00
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