When the news of athletes battling a drug addiction features prominent on the evening news, most people shake their heads and wonder, how can that happen? In a world where athletes are looked up to as heroes and role models, particularly those who gain fame and notoriety either by their athletic prowess, their looks, or.. read more →

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 →