Addictive Substances

What Are the Long Term Effects of Heroin Abuse?

Heroin is a powerful opioid drug derived from morphine. It typically comes in the form of a white or brown powder, though it can also come in the form of a thick tar [...]

Important Opioid and Opiates Information – Heroin Facts and Statistics

Heroin is an extremely potent opioid narcotic, one that is illegal in all 50 states and has been labeled a Schedule I drug by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Over the course [...]

Professional Sports Sober Athlete Highlight – Basketball Star Celebrity Chris Herren

Former all-American basketball player and Boston Celtic Chris Herren fell into a dark world of opiate abuse while playing professional ball and managed to come out the other side unscathed. In fact, he recently [...]

The Alcoholism Test – How to Test Yourself or a Loved One for Alcoholism

8 Signs that You or a Loved One is an Alcoholic Everybody drinks, right? For young adults, drinking to excess seems almost like a rite of passage. You’re expected to get [...]

The Dangers of Detoxing Alone

More than 23 million Americans face addiction – making this one of the most devastating health crises in the country’s modern history. Despite the prevalence of substance abuse and addiction, just 10% of people [...]