Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness DEA 360 and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation presents What Every Family Needs to Know about Opioids, a community-based summit that will examine the opioid epidemic from a local perspective and focus on how this crisis impacts our schools, families, law enforcement and healthcare systems. Our expert panel will answer your questions about how opioids affect the human brain, signs of addiction and … Continue reading Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

DOCTORS ARE TAKING AWAY OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS FROM A GROWING NUMBER OF PATIENTS, REPORT SHOWS

et another study indicates that patients are being tapered off prescription painkillers at “rapid” rates that surpass federal guidelines. Among more than 100,000 patients enrolled in both commercial insurance and Medicare Advantage programs, researchers found that the annual percentage undergoing tapering doubled between 2008 and 2017. In response to the opioid crisis, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a tapering guideline in … Continue reading DOCTORS ARE TAKING AWAY OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS FROM A GROWING NUMBER OF PATIENTS, REPORT SHOWS

Virginia Doctor Faces Life in Prison for Prescribing Thousands of Opioid Doses

By the time drug enforcement agents swooped into his small medical office in Martinsville, Virginia, in 2017, Dr. Joel Smithers had prescribed about a half a million doses of highly addictive opioids in two years. Patients from five states drove hundreds of miles to see him, spending up to 16 hours on the road to get prescriptions for oxycodone and other powerful painkillers. “He’s done … Continue reading Virginia Doctor Faces Life in Prison for Prescribing Thousands of Opioid Doses

FDA: Ambien Is Making People Kill Themselves While Asleep

The FDA says sleeping pills are linked to falls, burns, limb loss, poisoning, drowning, car crashes, and even suicide. New Warning Sleep medications including Ambien have become infamous for prompting people to act bizarrely in a semi-sleeping stupor — but now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require sleeping pill manufacturers to post warnings on labels, according to The New York Times. Harrowing incidents related to sleeping … Continue reading FDA: Ambien Is Making People Kill Themselves While Asleep

Long-term use of antidepressants could cause PERMANENT DAMAGE, doctors warn

Image:Antidepressants are meant to be taken for nine months for a first episode of depression Long-term antidepressant users are risking permanent damage to their bodies, according to leading medical experts. Dr Tony Kendrick, a professor of primary care at the University of Southampton, says more urgent action needs to be taken to encourage and support long-term users to come off the medication. “By the time … Continue reading Long-term use of antidepressants could cause PERMANENT DAMAGE, doctors warn

Deliverance and Liberation Prayer: Spirit of Pharmakeia (Prescription Drugs)

by Dr. William & Mary Schnoebelen With One Accord Ministries © 2018 (We advise praying this prayer after seeking Abba Father for His Wisdom. Consult with your Health Care Professional concerning any prescription drugs you currently take and the effects of stopping or changing your medication. If, after this consultation, you do not feel comfortable with changing your medications, pray the second prayer (Prayer II) below. Either way, it will be a great help!) Abba YAHWEH, in Yeshua’s mighty … Continue reading Deliverance and Liberation Prayer: Spirit of Pharmakeia (Prescription Drugs)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION

Many people use opioids to treat chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drugs, they can become addicted to it. But it is not always easy to tell if someone you know has an addiction to opioids. Recently, researchers from the University of Michigan suggest 11 signs of opioid addiction everyone should know: Taking a substance in larger amounts or longer than needed Prescription painkillers … Continue reading WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION

These states have been hit the hardest by America’s opioid epidemic

While there’s early evidence that the explosive rate of opioid deaths has started to slow, opioids killed more than 49,000 people in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data. A new study reveals which part of the country has been affected the most by the ongoing epidemic.   In a study of opioid deaths from 1999 to 2016, “we found that, in general, opioid … Continue reading These states have been hit the hardest by America’s opioid epidemic

Epidemic or Not – Addiction Treatment Hurts People and It’s Wrong!

The Addiction Disease Theory Created the Addiction Epidemic What if the current thinking on addiction is all wrong? What if addiction treatment and the currently accepted ideas about addiction are actually making the problem worse? Think about it for a moment. There are more treatment programs today than at any point in history, with new ones opening every day in this country. There is more … Continue reading Epidemic or Not – Addiction Treatment Hurts People and It’s Wrong!

Purdue Pharma Continues to Further Addict People to Deadly Oxycontin While also Reaping the Profits for Another Drug They Claim as the ‘Cure’ for Opioid Addiction. (Lighting the candle at both ends!)

A complaint filed by the state of Massachusetts alleges that Purdue Pharma explored expanding into an “attractive market” fueled by the popularity of its powerful painkiller (and life killer) OxyContin: opioid addiction treatment. With billions of dollars in profits from the potent painkiller OxyContin, its maker explored expanding into an “attractive market” fueled by the drug’s popularity — treatment of opioid addiction, according to previously … Continue reading Purdue Pharma Continues to Further Addict People to Deadly Oxycontin While also Reaping the Profits for Another Drug They Claim as the ‘Cure’ for Opioid Addiction. (Lighting the candle at both ends!)

How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?

There are far better ways of dealing with depression and anxiety than going to a shrink and getting one or more Big Pharma ‘pill(s)’.  Does that even make logical sense when you consider that a pill can make you happy?  A pill puts you in emotional restraints and is like a straight jacket for your brain.  A DANGEROUS pill that dumbs you down rather than … Continue reading How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?

Suicide Rates in the U.S. Seriously Underestimated because “Drug Intoxication Suicides” are Misclassified, According to Public Health Expert

Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased over the past decade, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Between 2000 to 2016, it jumped by 34 percent — a high point, according to experts. However, a study made by a team of researchers from West Virginia University states that this number is “seriously underestimated.” The study, titled Discerning Suicide in Drug Intoxication Deaths: Paucity and Primacy of … Continue reading Suicide Rates in the U.S. Seriously Underestimated because “Drug Intoxication Suicides” are Misclassified, According to Public Health Expert

THE HIDDEN ENEMY

“We have never drugged our troops to this extent and the current increase in suicides is not a coincidence. “Why hasn’t psychiatry in the military been relieved of command of Mental Health Services? “In any other command position in the military, there would have been a change in leadership.” – Lt. Col. Bart Billings, Clinical Psychologist U.S. Army Reserve, Ret.   Today, with militaries of … Continue reading THE HIDDEN ENEMY

THE MARKETING OF MADNESS: ARE WE ALL INSANE? (Please Watch)

  The Marketing of Madness is the definitive documentary on the psychiatric drugging industry. Here is the real story of the high income partnership between psychiatry and drug companies that has created an $80 billion psychotropic drug profit center. But appearances are deceiving. How valid are psychiatrists’ diagnoses – and how safe are their drugs? Digging deep beneath the corporate veneer, this three-part documentary exposes the … Continue reading THE MARKETING OF MADNESS: ARE WE ALL INSANE? (Please Watch)

Doctors and Policymakers Struggle To Keep Up As Opioid Use Surges among Women

Rachael Pomerleau, 40, had taken opioids before, having had procedures like wisdom teeth removal and gallbladder surgery. But during the tumultuous two years that her children, now ages 7 and 8, were born, opioids took over her life, she told HuffPost. She was put on bed rest as a result of complications with the pregnancy of her daughter. A few months after her daughter’s birth, she became pregnant … Continue reading Doctors and Policymakers Struggle To Keep Up As Opioid Use Surges among Women

Bulletproof Your Loved Ones Against Opioids & Other Addictive Meds

Safeguard & Dispose of Your Medications Step 1: Monitor How aware are you of the quantities of prescription medication that are currently in your home? Would you know if some of your pills were missing? From this day forward, make sure you can honestly answer yes. Start by taking note of how many pills are in each of your prescription bottles or pill packets, and … Continue reading Bulletproof Your Loved Ones Against Opioids & Other Addictive Meds

Rebekkah’s Story & Her Video Sharing Her Public Opioid Detox

As we speak, America is in the throes of a devastating epdemic. Not the kind they make post-apocalyptic movies about or that you can wear a mask on an airplane to prevent. This epidemic is largely caused by opioids — drugs often prescribed by doctors — which are responsible for 115 deaths from accidental overdoses every day in America. That’s one person every 12 minutes. (Newer … Continue reading Rebekkah’s Story & Her Video Sharing Her Public Opioid Detox

🔊Important Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Taking Opioids, Benzos, Hypnotics, Stimulants, and Other Addictive Medications?

A few ways to KNOW if you are truly addicted Answer YES to even one of these questions to know that you are addicted and in need of help with medically supervised detox. Do you have to have your bottle of ‘pills’ available at all times? Are you making sure you have an ample quantity  of your ‘pills’ in your house- just in case? Are … Continue reading 🔊Important Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Taking Opioids, Benzos, Hypnotics, Stimulants, and Other Addictive Medications?

If You’re Taking Antidepressants And Have Health Issues, Reading This Is A MUST!

In our work with PIA’s (People In Addiction), we have come to one certainty… they ALL have the common thread of despair.  Each and every single one of them have had serious emotional trauma in their lives that caused them to escape through drugs and alcohol.  I said EVERY SINGLE ONE!  Addiction is NOT a disease… it’s a symptom of despair.  There are those who … Continue reading If You’re Taking Antidepressants And Have Health Issues, Reading This Is A MUST!

Ordering Opioids Online? Mail Carrier May Also Deliver Handcuffs

He looked like a regular mail carrier, dropping off an unremarkable package at an upscale New York City apartment tower, but neither the man nor the package were quite what they seemed. The mail carrier was really a federal agent, conducting a so-called controlled delivery, a tactic the U.S. government employs to help stem the flow of heroin, prescription painkillers and other opioids fueling the … Continue reading Ordering Opioids Online? Mail Carrier May Also Deliver Handcuffs

Why Addiction is NOT a Disease – A Clinical Evaluation by a Psychiatrist

Addiction is not a disease Tim Holden, MMed (Psych), Psychiatrist and assistant professor The statement, in a CMAJ editorial, 1 that addiction is a disease is not supported by the evidence and reads more like a political policy statement than a reasoned intellectual argument. There has been a steady erosion of individual responsibility and loss of any concept of personal blame for bad choices. To quote comedian Flip Wilson, “It’s … Continue reading Why Addiction is NOT a Disease – A Clinical Evaluation by a Psychiatrist

Your Answers Won’t Be Found In A Pill!

Need a pill for pain?  How about that pill for depression?  Can’t sleep and feel you need a pill for that?  Can’t handle anxiety, so you pop another pill to calm you down?  Too many side effects from all the pills so you take another pill for that?  The problem is that on the other side of the pills are all of your pain, depression, … Continue reading Your Answers Won’t Be Found In A Pill!

How Much Time Did Your Doctor Spend Informing You About The Probability of Addiction, Organ Damage & Premature Death BEFORE He Gave You Your First Opioid, Benzo, or Antidepressant?

A typical scenario is going to your doctor with some type of pain, anxiety, or mood issues.  He (or she) gives you a few brief moments to describe what’s going on and then offers you Vicodin, Klonopin, and/or an antidepressant.  The entire scenario exists in the space of about 30 seconds. You happily leave the office, after you pay your bill, and zoom over to … Continue reading How Much Time Did Your Doctor Spend Informing You About The Probability of Addiction, Organ Damage & Premature Death BEFORE He Gave You Your First Opioid, Benzo, or Antidepressant?

This Common Drug Combo Raises Your Risk of Lethal Overdose Fivefold

NEVER Blindly Trust Your Doctor. Be 99% Of Your Own Medical Care By Working Together As A Team Where YOU Do Your Due Diligence And Research, Research, Research! ~ NationalAddictionNews Story at-a-glance Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Opioids are responsible for nearly two-thirds of these deaths, but benzodiazepine (“benzos”) overdoses are also on the rise … Continue reading This Common Drug Combo Raises Your Risk of Lethal Overdose Fivefold

HARVARD INVESTIGATION SHOWS DOCTORS ARE PAID HUGE SUMS TO PRESCRIBE ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS

Addicted to prescription drugs?  SUE YOUR DOCTOR! In 2010, it was found that roughly 100,000 Americans die each year from prescription drugs alone. When it comes to opioids, the number of deaths is in the tens of thousands while a quarter of patients who were given a short-term prescription transitioned to long-term use. Now, according to a recent Harvard University analysis, doctors who prescribe these pain-killers are being … Continue reading HARVARD INVESTIGATION SHOWS DOCTORS ARE PAID HUGE SUMS TO PRESCRIBE ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS

The Opioid Crisis: A Child’s Fight and a Mother’s Gain

Mothers:  DON’T do this to your child!  They must never suffer because of your addiction! Summary: Robin Adams tells of the challenges and joys of adopting a baby affected by his birth mother’s opioid use. Note: This is one of a series of stories by people whose lives have been affected by the use of opioids. Fighting the nation’s opioid crisis is one of HHS’s main priorities. The drug … Continue reading The Opioid Crisis: A Child’s Fight and a Mother’s Gain

Dr. Marc Siegel: The opioid crisis has a solution — Here it is

I recently attended a symposium examining how medical schools can prepare future doctors to deal with the continuing opioid crisis. I joined over 90 educators from 30 medical schools at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University to discuss devising a curriculum based on a successful model that Brown has created. The curriculum on opioids is designed to accomplish two objectives: First, teaching medical … Continue reading Dr. Marc Siegel: The opioid crisis has a solution — Here it is

CBD

The only reason I am putting this post on is to fund our ministry which is saving lives from addiction, providing them with a transformational recovery. So, please don’t be angry with me for putting this here. After my near death in 2007, stopping opiate addiction is my passion. We sell the finest, lab tested, Hemp CBD Oil as a mission for our ministry. Our … Continue reading CBD

As a Parent, What Can You Do To Protect Your Child From Rx Drug Addiction & How To Get Help For Them If They Are Addicted

What can you do to protect your children from prescription drug addiction? Today, prescription opioids are killing 1 adult or child every 12.5 minutes, here in the USA.  It is now the #1 cause of accidental death. It’s preventable.  More people are dying from opioid overdose than from car accidents and shootings combined.  This is SERIOUS! No child is immune, no matter what you think. … Continue reading As a Parent, What Can You Do To Protect Your Child From Rx Drug Addiction & How To Get Help For Them If They Are Addicted

During the Course of CPR, Powerful Opioid Caused Brooklyn Officers’ Overdose at Nightclub

Officials say the substance that sent six people, including two police officers, to the hospital Friday morning in Brooklyn tested positive as fentanyl. Fifteen people were at Roxy’s Exotic Club on Madison Avenue just before 3 a.m. Friday when the overdoses occurred, according to Illinois State Police Captain Timothy Tyler. Brooklyn Police Lt. Antonio White previously said contact through CPR is believed to have sent two officers, a … Continue reading During the Course of CPR, Powerful Opioid Caused Brooklyn Officers’ Overdose at Nightclub

Jeff Sessions Orders The Arrest of Top Big Pharma Executives (Many, many doctors arrested)

Our heartfelt gratitude today goes to our fearless President Donald Trump who is definitely making America great again!  My hope is that Doctors receive the death penalty just as the street dealers soon will; they know better!  Why don’t these doctors go straight to selling opioids on the street and bypass the lengthy medical school gig and expense? National Addiction News (FYI… suboxone won’t fix … Continue reading Jeff Sessions Orders The Arrest of Top Big Pharma Executives (Many, many doctors arrested)

BOOM! Trump’s DOJ criminally charges 76 doctors, 23 pharmacists, 19 nurses raking in billions in medical fraud to push toxic drugs

President Trump is draining the “medical swamp.” The U.S. health care system is plagued by rampant fraud, abuse and profiteering carried out by dishonest doctors and pharmacists. In working to combat the rampant fraud, the DOJ has announced an unprecedented crackdown on medical fraud, charging over 600 people with criminal activities that involved over $2 billion medical fraud. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered prepared remarks, … Continue reading BOOM! Trump’s DOJ criminally charges 76 doctors, 23 pharmacists, 19 nurses raking in billions in medical fraud to push toxic drugs

Increased Opioid Regulation Leads to Growing Illegal Sales Online

Increased regulation of opioids has led to a growing number of sales online, through an underground network of websites known as the “darknet,” Newsweek reports. In 2014 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) changed the designation of opioids such as oxycodone and hydrocodone from Schedule III to Schedule II, which means doctors have more limitations on prescribing them. Researchers analyzed darknet sales for opioids in the … Continue reading Increased Opioid Regulation Leads to Growing Illegal Sales Online

Rx Drug Deaths

Prescription Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Prescription opioids continue to contribute to the opioid overdose epidemic in the United States.  More than 40% of all U.S. opioid overdose deaths in 2016 involved a prescription opioid, with more than 46 people dying every day from overdoses involving prescription opioids.  The most common drugs involved in prescription opioid overdose deaths include: Methadone Oxycodone (such as OxyContin®) Hydrocodone (such as Vicodin®)3 … Continue reading Rx Drug Deaths

Don’t Allow It!

Never allow your doctor to tell you that addictive drugs are okay.  They are NOT okay. They will cause other disorders and diseases as they kill you slowly. These include: opioids, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, hypnotics, stimulants, and antipsychotics. There is no reason on earth to be given these unless you have to be in the safety of a psychiatric institution. Right now, here in the US, … Continue reading Don’t Allow It!

Just Found Amidst Dead Rocker Prince’s Personal Belongings — STEVE QUAYLE’S BOOK ON GIANTS and A BIBLE!

Haunting Images show the inside of Prince’s Paisley Park compound including the elevator where he overdosed on Fentanyl – with bundles of cash, drugs and a bag labelled ‘opium’ inside his vault. A chilling video taken inside Prince’s Paisley Park compound moments after his body was found has been released by cops alongside multiple photos which show (Steve Quayle’s book on Giants), bottles of drugs, wads of … Continue reading Just Found Amidst Dead Rocker Prince’s Personal Belongings — STEVE QUAYLE’S BOOK ON GIANTS and A BIBLE!

An Important Message From Dr Peter Breggin, MD, Psychiatrist

Most of us have heard how suicide rates have gone down in society since the advent of antidepressants.  Many believe there are scientific studies to prove the claim. The US is the nation most thoroughly drenched with neurotoxic “antidepressants” with 20% or more of mature women taking them, as well as large numbers of both sexes in all age groups.  Therefore, America is the best testing ground … Continue reading An Important Message From Dr Peter Breggin, MD, Psychiatrist

The Deeper Reason For Drug Ads On Television

Television viewers are inundated with drug ads from Big Pharma. It’s a flood. Have you ever heard of these drugs? Otezla, Xeljanz, Namzaric, Keytruda, Breo, Cosentyz? Not likely. If you have, do you know what conditions they treat? Highly unlikely. But there they are, splashed in commercials. Why? Who is going to remember to ask their doctor whether these and other obscure meds are right … Continue reading The Deeper Reason For Drug Ads On Television

Heart Attack Survivors who are Prescribed Antidepressants are More than TWICE as Likely to be Dead One Year Later

My life, for the last 11 years, has been 1) devoted and dedicated to helping people secure a recovery that lasts a lifetime, and 2) warning people about the evil agendas of doctors and big pharma.  Most just tell me that doctors take an oath to ‘do no harm’ and could never break that oath – as though they were God!  Just go ahead and … Continue reading Heart Attack Survivors who are Prescribed Antidepressants are More than TWICE as Likely to be Dead One Year Later

So, You Think Doctors Aren’t Out To Make A $$$KILLING$$$ With Opioids? Read This!

For all of you who hate me because of my mission regarding stopping doctors  from prescribing opioids, here is yet another example of their egregious behavior.   TRUE… it’s not all doctors:  however, there are enough doctors doing this to make iatrogenic addiction the #1 cause of accidental and preventable death here in the US.  YOU do the  math!  I have noticed that my ‘haters’ are … Continue reading So, You Think Doctors Aren’t Out To Make A $$$KILLING$$$ With Opioids? Read This!

Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!

The path to healing is best paved with tough love, kindness and respect.  The first and easiest way to cause someone in addiction to put up a wall between you and himself or herself is to call them an addict.  The word ‘addict’ is dirty, low, degrading and classifies that person as something other than a human being.  No one should ever be defined by … Continue reading Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!

Ever Notice How Drug Ads Dominate TV Commercials? Want To Learn Why?

A little friendly advice for all of you… RECORD the TV shows you want to watch.  Then, you can fast forward through all of those nasty Big Pharma commercials.  Don’t allow subliminal ads for drugs cause you to lean on doctors rather than to lean on God for all of your needs.  It’s what we do at our home and we do just fine! Television … Continue reading Ever Notice How Drug Ads Dominate TV Commercials? Want To Learn Why?

Opioids Killing Far More People Than Breast Cancer

Opioid Drug Overdose Deaths Now Higher Than Breast Cancer In The U.S.A A recent disturbing report by the NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics) a division of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) revealed that 63,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in 2016 in the U.S.A. That’s 3 times higher than what it was in 2009. Out of those 63,000 deaths 42,249 were attributed to opioid … Continue reading Opioids Killing Far More People Than Breast Cancer

Autopsy Reveals Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose, Another Casualty Of Big Pharma

By Alex Pietrowski Legendary rocker Tom Petty passed away recently, on October 2, 2017 of cardiac arrest in his home in California. Now, some three months later, an autopsy has revealed the true cause of death to be accidental overdose on prescription medications. Petty had a mixture of fentanyl, oxycodone, temazepam, alprazolam, citalopram, acetylfentanyl and despropionyl fentanyl in his system. The musician, 66, was found unconscious and in cardiac … Continue reading Autopsy Reveals Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose, Another Casualty Of Big Pharma

Medicaid Contributing to Opioid Crisis: Senate Report

Medicaid is contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis by establishing incentives that make it profitable to abuse and sell opioids, a report by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee concludes. The report notes that at least 1,072 people have been convicted or charged nationwide since 2010 for improperly using Medicaid to obtain prescription opioids, some of which were then resold on the nation’s … Continue reading Medicaid Contributing to Opioid Crisis: Senate Report

Addictive Drugs – A Financial Decision for Doctors?

Most all of what I write is most unpleasant and most people would rather shut their eyes to it.  My purpose in reporting to you is to spare your health and save your life. Prescribing dangerous  addictive drugs is a financial decision for doctors. Some doctors attract patients by giving prescriptions for addictive drugs in order to convert those patients into addicts.  You read and … Continue reading Addictive Drugs – A Financial Decision for Doctors?

Doctor charged in deaths of 5 patients from opioid overdoses

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania doctor who prescribed nearly 3 million doses of opioids during a recent 19-month period has been charged with causing the overdose deaths of five people, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The U.S. attorney’s office in Harrisburg said Dr. Raymond Kraynak, 60, of Mount Carmel, was indicted on five counts of drug delivery resulting in death, 12 counts of unlawful distribution of … Continue reading Doctor charged in deaths of 5 patients from opioid overdoses

Men & Women in White Coats are Prescribing Addiction

If addiction is a disease, then why are doctors infecting patients with it? (Isn’t that called ‘prescribing’ an addiction?) Continue reading Men & Women in White Coats are Prescribing Addiction

Opioid Addiction is Bankrupting America, County by County, City by City… Will America Collapse into a Narco-Pharma State?

We’ve heard a lot about the crime and deaths caused by the opioid crisis, but what about the financial impact of it? Many small towns are struggling to cover the costs associated with the epidemic, whether it’s emergency calls, coroner bills, courtrooms, or overcrowded prisons. Reuters recently examined the case of Ross County, Ohio, which has seen its budget for child services doubling from $1.3 million … Continue reading Opioid Addiction is Bankrupting America, County by County, City by City… Will America Collapse into a Narco-Pharma State?

Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects

What are Benzodiazepines? For those of you who are unaware of what Benzodiazepines are and may even be unaware that you’re taking them, here are a few names you may be familiar with.  These are, by no means, a complete list as there are many brands and generics.  These are just a few common ones: alprazolam (Xanax, Xanax XR) clobazam (Onfi) clonazepam (Klonopin) clorazepate (Tranxene) chlordiazepoxide … Continue reading Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects

Tramadol: The most dangerous drug in the world

Imagine a prescription medication that relieves pain just as well as narcotics like Oxycontin, but isn’t addictive. Too good to be true? Turns out, yes. For years, that was the case with Tramadol, a synthetic opioid drug that was released in 1995 under the brand name Ultram to great expectations. This new drug seemed to offer all the benefits of more powerful, more addictive drugs, but with … Continue reading Tramadol: The most dangerous drug in the world

My Addicted Son is Caught in the Cycle of Patient Brokering

I have been warning you about unscrupulous doctors and big pharma for over 10 years now.  Here’s some more proof for all of you skeptics.  For those of you not dumbed down by your doctors, you may believe what I’ve been telling you. My 22-year-old son is a drug addict who has been caught up in the vicious cycle of detox, treatment and relapsing — … Continue reading My Addicted Son is Caught in the Cycle of Patient Brokering

Who Profits from YOUR Opiate Addiction Given to you by your doctor!

Need help for your recovery from opiates?  Please visit us at VictoryRetreatMontana.com where you can recover from the comfort of your home or office in a one to one dynamic program that is both affordable and will fit into your schedule. Continue reading Who Profits from YOUR Opiate Addiction Given to you by your doctor!

New FDA-approved “trackable” pill transmits information — it will tattle on you if you don’t take your meds

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a digital pill embedded with a sensor designed to inform physicians whether their patients are taking their medications. The federal approval marks a growing trend towards addressing drug non-adherence among patients, according to a New York Times report. The pill, called Abilify MyCite, is a modified version of Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s drug Abilify that is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and … Continue reading New FDA-approved “trackable” pill transmits information — it will tattle on you if you don’t take your meds

Statins are gateway drugs for Big Pharma: Take one and you’ll need four or five more prescriptions for the side effects

One out of every three American adults take statins, and if you think that sounds like good news for statin manufacturers, you’re missing the bigger picture. All of Big Pharma benefits when people take statins. In fact, statins can really be thought of as gateway drugs. After all, they have so many side effects that you will likely end up taking several other medications after you … Continue reading Statins are gateway drugs for Big Pharma: Take one and you’ll need four or five more prescriptions for the side effects

Breaking Down the Uptick in Adolescent Overdoses

The leading cause of death for Americans under 50 is now accidental death by drug overdose. There’s been a significant climb in overdose deaths among those under 18. When it comes to acknowledging the opioid epidemic, the U.S. has been faced with some harsh realities over the past several months. Perhaps most notable is a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that … Continue reading Breaking Down the Uptick in Adolescent Overdoses

Are You an Addict? Signs of a Prescription Drug Addiction

You just may not know you’re addicted when your drug dealer is your doctor. When you’re sick or have suffered from a serious injury, the first few days after a visit to the doctor you rely heavily on the prescribed drug to ease the pain and get you through the day. However, you may reach a point where you feel compelled to continue taking the prescription … Continue reading Are You an Addict? Signs of a Prescription Drug Addiction

“I truly believe no treatment will work on a person with an addiction if the patient hasn’t fully given themselves over to the fact that they have a disease that does not heal itself.” Margaret F.’s words capture a core belief of the traditional type of treatment program she attended, one common in 12-step-based facilities. Leading professional organizations – including the American Medical Association, American … Continue reading

President’s Commission on Opioid Crisis Calls for Nationwide System of Drug Courts

  President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis released its final report on Wednesday, calling for expanding drug courts into all 94 federal court jurisdictions. The commission also recommended easier access to alternatives to opioids to treat pain, The Washington Post reports. Drug courts are specialized court programs that target criminal defendants and offenders, juvenile offenders, and parents with pending child welfare cases who … Continue reading President’s Commission on Opioid Crisis Calls for Nationwide System of Drug Courts

The tide is FINALLY turning: Big Pharma billionaire ARRESTED, charged with CONSPIRACY & BRIBERY OF DOCTORS!

I almost never thought I’d see the day when a Big Pharma founder and owner was finally arrested for running a criminal drug cartel, but that day has arrived. “Federal authorities arrested the billionaire founder and owner of Insys Therapeutics Thursday on charges of bribing doctors and pain clinics into prescribing the company’s fentanyl product to their patients,” reports the Daily Caller News Foundation, one of the … Continue reading The tide is FINALLY turning: Big Pharma billionaire ARRESTED, charged with CONSPIRACY & BRIBERY OF DOCTORS!