Anyone who was at least of high school age during the 1980’s will probably remember the “War on Drugs.” This ‘war’ was supposed to curb the drug abuse epidemic in America. Unfortunately, the War on Drugs turned out to be disastrous. In the past few years, Americans have demanded change from the failed War on.. read more →

Alcoholism and drug addiction have long been seen by the medical community as a mental health issue. Most doctors agree that addiction is a disease. Addiction may not show up on an x-ray or a brain scan, but it is there in a physical form, just as surely. Therefore, the best way to treat alcoholism.. read more →

News flash: television does not always accurately represent real life. This is as true for alcohol and drug addiction as anything else. While some programs, such as the long running and very popular reality show, “Intervention,” are fairly accurate in their harrowing depiction of alcohol and drug abuse problems, others present a very clichéd, stereotypical.. read more →

Fentanyl is an opiate-based, synthetic narcotic that is far more potent than both morphine and even the strongest street heroin. Therefore, it is unsurprising that fentanyl abuse and fentanyl overdoses are serious health problems in the United States. Fentanyl addiction often occurs indirectly. People who are suffering from narcotic abuse are acquiring and using street.. read more →

When it comes to flakka addiction–or drug addiction of any kind–the news often isn’t very good. Yet there are many success stories, usually involving people who complete drug rehab programs. Newly released flakka abuse statistics tell a different kind of success story. The Sun-Sentinel is reporting that flakka-related cases are significantly down all over Broward.. read more →