drug addiction

July 27, 2017
opioid overdose

Signs of an Opioid Overdose

An opioid overdose goes through stages. First comes intoxication. The normal signs of opioid intoxication will appear as they lose control of their motor functions, slump down, and become immobile. They are somewhere between sleep […]
July 24, 2017
benzodiazepines

How Benzodiazepines Came to be a Household Drug

Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, Lorazepam, Ativan, are just some of the brand names of benzodiazepines you might be familiar with. These sedative medications have become a fixation in popular culture, from fashion lines working their name […]
July 3, 2017
flakka zombie drug

The Truth About Flakka, South Florida’s Favorite “Zombie” Drug

On May 26, 2012, a naked man was running around downtown Miami. Rudy Eugene was caught bare bottom in an act of cannibalism on the MacArthur Causeway which connects downtown Miami to South Beach. An […]
June 19, 2017
drug addiction is not cool

This is Why You Thought Drug Addiction Was Cool and Why Recovery is Cooler

Unsurprisingly, in the growing age of neuroscience, “cool” is a thing that happens in the brain. As we have learned that the brain can’t get enough of anything associated with pleasure, it should be of […]
November 21, 2016
Clean Eating Isn’t Always Clean Fun

Clean Eating Isn’t Always Clean Fun

Men are a growing population in the eating disorder focus. For decades, men have been a small population of what is a largely female focused industry. However, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, and disordered thinking also […]
November 1, 2016
13 Ways You’re Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

13 Ways Your Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

  Your Idea Of Comfort Is Going To Shift. Few things are as uncomfortable as the experience of early recovery. By agreeing to go to treatment and get help for getting sober, you’ve already stepped […]
October 16, 2016
Time, Time, Time Is On Your Side (When You Manage It Right)

Time, Time, Time Is On Your Side (When You Manage It Right)

As the last few weeks of treatment winds down we can find ourselves itching to get out of the structured system and into a little more self-oriented freedom. Once we get into that freedom, however, […]
October 8, 2016
Is Your Addiction Getting In The Way Of Your Life?

Is Your Addiction Getting In The Way Of Your Life?

Maybe you aren’t ready to call it your addiction yet. You have a sneaking suspicious feeling that the way you drink alcohol and consume illicit drugs is becoming problematic. When you look at your priorities, […]
September 19, 2016
Prince Put the Spotlight on Accidental Overdose

Prince Put the Spotlight on Accidental Overdose

When news spread that singer and musician Prince had died of an opioid overdose, the conversation burst open about opioid addiction. Prince overdosed on Fentanyl,a drug that is up to 100 times more potent than […]