W-18 is a powerful synthetic drug that has just started to hit the streets in the United States and Canada. This is very scary stuff. Although it was first synthesized around 35 years ago, it is a relative newcomer on the illegal drug market. There are no hard statistics available yet on drug abuse cases.. read more →

Prince Rogers Nelson – known to millions simply as the musician Prince – died recently from an accidental fentanyl overdose at the age of 57. Questions abounded from his worldwide fan base when the shocking news broke. After Prince’s autopsy results were released, many people wondered: “What is fentanyl, anyway?” Despite its meteoric rise on.. read more →

Going to rehab can be hard. Paying for rehab can be even harder. It doesn’t have to be that way. When the time comes to make the call and enter a drug and alcohol treatment center, there are many payment options available, some of which are not obvious. Understanding the Financial Challenges of Entering Rehab.. read more →

No other industry has seen a greater percentage of its best and brightest stars fall from grace at the hands of drug and alcohol addiction. Sometimes it seems like drug abuse is almost a prerequisite to rock and roll stardom. From Janis Joplin to Amy Winehouse; from Jim Morrison to Kurt Cobain; drug addiction has.. read more →

Drug addiction isn’t always an isolated problem. It might begin that way, but for some people, drug-related crimes can weave their way into everyday life. If that happens, addiction and crime create a different lifestyle from the one that you knew before; one that can be more difficult to change. But Cornerstone Recovery Center has.. read more →

The war on drugs is a lot more than a phrase that you hear on the news. It’s a battle that’s been waged for longer than most people realize. But while lawmakers have focused on incarcerating addicts, drug treatment centers work tirelessly to help individuals – the people with substance addictions. The problem is that.. read more →

Opiates are a known problem. The heroin epidemic is evidence enough of that, with how it has swept through urban areas, and expanded its reach into suburban and rural areas, too. But what’s not as well known is the deadly opiate/benzo cocktail. This cocktail suppresses the nervous system, impairs or even stops breathing, and it’s.. read more →

It’s no secret that drug and alcohol addiction is a family disease. The lives of the addict’s spouse, children, parents, brothers and sisters, friends, and even their extended family are deeply affected. They want so desperately for their loved one to recover, and sometimes, they feel helpless. Family Night at Cornerstone originally began as a.. read more →

Here are a few lines from one of the most popular and influential books of all time on drug and alcohol recovery: Some will be willing to term themselves “problem drinkers” but cannot endure the suggestion that they are in fact mentally ill. Sanity is defined as “soundness of mind”. Yet no alcoholic [or addict],.. read more →