Many people have either lost friends or family members to drug overdose, or know someone who has lost loved ones. Today’s street drugs are being laced with ever more powerful synthetic drugs, which combination can be fatal. Even the opioid overdose antidote Narcan (naloxone) is ineffective or less effective on these synthetic killers. With the.. 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 →

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 →

Ketamine is a tranquilizer and a type of anesthetic drug that is used by doctors. There are very few cases where doctors prescribe or administer this drug to humans; it is mostly used by veterinarians for use on animals during medical procedures or treatment. However, Ketamine has been sold on the streets and is known.. read more →

The answer is a resounding no. However, many young adults seem to think that abusing over-the-counter drugs. is safer than using illegal drugs or safer than trying to get high on prescription medications since a doctor’s prescription isn’t needed. That could not be further from the truth. In the past few years, emergency rooms have.. read more →

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive and dangerous stimulant. Even short term or occasional use can lead to lifelong health implications and side effects. Hollywood has glorified the drug in movies; however there is nothing glamorous about being addicted to cocaine. Physical and health side effects of cocaine use can include: loss of sense of smell.. read more →

Anger and addiction are often connected in some way. Sometimes people with anger management issues turn to drugs or alcohol as a means of coping with their emotions. At other times, a person’s personality may change when they’re under the influence of drugs or alcohol and they get angry, even violent. Anger can also lead.. read more →

The once prestigious career of being a Wall Street investment banker has turned into a job that many young adults would compare to a trap that isn’t even worth the 6 figure salaries. Investment bankers must cope with a high stress job that requires young adults to work up to 100 hours per week and.. read more →

Addiction to prescription painkillers and opiates is at a fevered pitch in our country. You can’t turn on the news or read headlines without hearing something about the addiction epidemic that drugs have unleashed upon us. There are many treatment options, and it is important that you evaluate and choose the one that is right.. read more →

Mixing Drugs

Recreational drug mixing is the leading cause of death for celebrities. Janis Joplin (heroin and alcohol), Heath Ledger (combination of six different prescription drugs and alcohol), Jim Morrison (heroin and alcohol), Brittany Murphy (unspecified – multiple drug intoxication), and River Phoenix (heroin and cocaine) are all examples of a dangerous trend in deadly drug combinations... read more →