Thousands of people are dying because of how society view and treat those suffering from addiction. The stigma against addiction is cruel, unfair and unproductive. To overcome this harmful behavior, we need first to understand the condition.

"The misguided belief that peoples actions reflect their values and beliefs, disregards the individual as a human being."

-Clare Waismann

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment, Abuse and Detox
    Monday, August 19th, 2019

    Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment, Abuse and Detox

    According to 2015 survey data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, at least 15 million US adults are living with alcohol use disorder. This chronic health condition—characterized...
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  • How to Improve Mental Wellness
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019

    How to Improve Mental Wellness

    More and more people in society, especially its young members, feel disconnected from other people. They become emotionally disengaged, even if it’s not what they truly want. This lack...
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  • How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic
    Monday, July 8th, 2019

    How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic

    Anyone who pays attention to current affairs to some extent knows that the world is currently facing an opioid epidemic, which is particularly problematic in the United States. In...
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  • Dangers of Kratom
    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    Dangers of Kratom

    Is Kratom Dangerous? Kratom is a psychoactive substance that is derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa. The leaves can be chewed, smoked, or steeped to form a tea. Enterprising westerners...
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  • Opioid Use Disorder — A Misunderstood Condition
    Sunday, July 15th, 2018

    Opioid Use Disorder — A Misunderstood Condition

    An estimated 2 million Americans suffer from opioid painkiller abuse, with another 591,000 having a heroin use disorder. Despite these staggering numbers, opioid use disorder remains poorly understood. Many...
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  • Fentanyl Related Deaths are on the Rise
    Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

    Fentanyl Related Deaths are on the Rise

    Nearly half of the 42,249 people that died from an opioid overdose in 2016 had fentanyl traces in their system, according to a research letter published in JAMA. Reports...
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