WARNING! Drug Users Are Losing Their Fingers and Toes After Shooting ‘Tranq Dope’

Warning: This story contains graphic content about injection drug use that might disturb some readers. In Philadelphia, the animal tranquilizer xylazine has infiltrated the opioid supply, and it’s been linked to horrific wounds and amputations. PHILADELPHIA — Bill’s hands are … Continue reading WARNING! Drug Users Are Losing Their Fingers and Toes After Shooting ‘Tranq Dope’

The Shocking Little-Known Unthinkable and Sordid History of Psychiatry

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Dr. Peter Breggin, a psychiatrist, is frequently referred to as “the conscience of psychiatry” because he’s been able to successfully reform the psychiatric profession, abolishing lobotomies and other experimental psychosurgeries Breggin refers to lobotomies as a rape of … Continue reading The Shocking Little-Known Unthinkable and Sordid History of Psychiatry

Fentanyl Overdoses Become Leading Cause of Death in 18- to 45-Year-Olds

Fentanyl-related drug overdoses in 2020 became the top killer in adults aged 18 to 45—overtaking suicide, vehicle accidents, and gun violence, according to an analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data by nonprofit group Families Against Fentanyl. Fentanyl is … Continue reading Fentanyl Overdoses Become Leading Cause of Death in 18- to 45-Year-Olds

Drug Overdoses Killed A Record Number Of Americans In 2020, Jumping By Nearly 30%

 Last year, more than 93,000 Americans died as a result of a drug overdose, according to new preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This number is more than 30% of 2019’s total.  Officials believe pandemic stress as well … Continue reading Drug Overdoses Killed A Record Number Of Americans In 2020, Jumping By Nearly 30%

COVID-19 has more people seeking help for addiction and mental health. But treatment centers struggle with outbreaks

Note: Some of the views expressed in this article are not necessarily the views of NationalAddictionNews.com. In July, Erica Rodriguez, 20, checked herself into the Renfrew Center, a residential center for eating-disorder treatment in the Philadelphia area. Rodriguez, who has … Continue reading COVID-19 has more people seeking help for addiction and mental health. But treatment centers struggle with outbreaks

FREE Family Support Groups Online for Christian Families Struggling with a Loved One’s Addiction

We are here for you! As an outreach of RecoveryRoom7online.com, we are branching out and starting family support groups for those Christian families who need support due to a loved one’s addiction. We understand what a painful, nightmarish, and frustrating … Continue reading FREE Family Support Groups Online for Christian Families Struggling with a Loved One’s Addiction

Largest Study on how Cannabis has Changed Over Time Finds Increased Strength Putting Consumers at Greater Risk of Harm

New research shows that over the past 50 years street cannabis across the world has become substantially stronger carrying an increased risk of harm. The team behind the study from the Addiction and Mental Health Group at the University of Bath, synthesised data from … Continue reading Largest Study on how Cannabis has Changed Over Time Finds Increased Strength Putting Consumers at Greater Risk of Harm

Too-Little Sleep Can Increase the Rewarding Properties of Cocaine, Paving Way to Addiction

A new study finds sleep-deprived mice find cocaine more rewarding. Sleep deprivation increases rewarding properties of cocaine through motivation peptide. Sleep deprivation may pave the way to cocaine addiction. Too-little sleep can increase the rewarding properties of cocaine, according to … Continue reading Too-Little Sleep Can Increase the Rewarding Properties of Cocaine, Paving Way to Addiction

The Addiction Community Has It All Upside Down, Inside Out, & Backwards. What They Are Doing Isn’t Working!

In life, we would think that when something doesn’t work and people continue to die in ever increasing numbers, they would stop, drop and think about why. Do they? NO! Why? It’s because greed has taken over. The days of … Continue reading The Addiction Community Has It All Upside Down, Inside Out, & Backwards. What They Are Doing Isn’t Working!

She Said, “I hadn’t even told my parents about my husband’s addiction. When he died by suicide, I decided to tell the world”

Silence isn’t golden, it’s LETHAL! She said, “If I wanted to reach out to educate others, I had to be honest. But that option involved blowing my life up”. Several years ago, I was sitting in a living room with … Continue reading She Said, “I hadn’t even told my parents about my husband’s addiction. When he died by suicide, I decided to tell the world”

Staggering! As We Come to the Close of 2019, Here are 42 Mind Blowing Facts about Addiction

We’ve compiled the following list of addiction statistics from several verified sources to help educate you. Addiction is a big problem throughout the world, with a lot of people battling various forms of the disease. Because of addiction’s prevalence in the world … Continue reading Staggering! As We Come to the Close of 2019, Here are 42 Mind Blowing Facts about Addiction

Patients on Chronic Opioid Prescriptions who came off Opioids were Three Times More Likely to Die of an Overdose in the Years that Followed, a study found (IF they returned to their addiction)

Before reading the article below, the takeaway of this is to warn you NEVER take one more Opioid pill or tablet if you’ve detoxed from Opioids and are clean. NEVER! There are many wonderful ways to quiet pain – be … Continue reading Patients on Chronic Opioid Prescriptions who came off Opioids were Three Times More Likely to Die of an Overdose in the Years that Followed, a study found (IF they returned to their addiction)

Big Pharma bust: Largest opioid arrest in U.S. history ensnares dozens of physicians, pharmacists who created addicts

In yet another sign that our healthcare system is fraught with problems that Democrats have made worse and not enough Republicans see fit to address, federal prosecutors have charged dozens of pharmacists and doctors in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, … Continue reading Big Pharma bust: Largest opioid arrest in U.S. history ensnares dozens of physicians, pharmacists who created addicts

Alcohol abuse leads to cancer, strokes, heart disease, brain damage

It’s no secret that excessive alcohol consumption can take a serious toll on your health. While we often associate alcohol abuse with car crashes and cirrhosis of the liver, these are not the only health risks posed by drinking too many alcoholic beverages. … Continue reading Alcohol abuse leads to cancer, strokes, heart disease, brain damage

Drug Addiction Documentary! Language & Video Feed NOT Suitable for Children, Extremely Graphic, but you need to watch it.

Normally, I would never post a video like this due to it’s graphic nature; however, it tells the story, so forgive me please.  If this brings awareness or shock to get help, it’s worth it.  I feel that you need … Continue reading Drug Addiction Documentary! Language & Video Feed NOT Suitable for Children, Extremely Graphic, but you need to watch it.

FOR DOCTORS & THOSE OF YOU TRYING TO GET OFF OPIOIDS BY YOURSELF: You can INCREASE Your Chance of Accidental OVERDOSE!

While tapering patients taking prescription opioids off of the medication is associated with a lower risk of overdose if the patient stops taking the drug, it can also lead to increased risks of overdose if it leads to the patient switching up … Continue reading FOR DOCTORS & THOSE OF YOU TRYING TO GET OFF OPIOIDS BY YOURSELF: You can INCREASE Your Chance of Accidental OVERDOSE!

Federal Opioid Pill Bust Reveals Doctors Trading Pills for Sex, Dentists Pulling Good Teeth

CINCINNATI – They were medical professionals but they traded prescription pain pillsfor sex, prosecutors say. Others let untrained office workers examine patients, leaving a blank prescription pad at the clinic, their indictments reveal. One dentist extracted the healthy teeth of patients as an … Continue reading Federal Opioid Pill Bust Reveals Doctors Trading Pills for Sex, Dentists Pulling Good Teeth

Why Marijuana Edibles May be a Prescription for Psychosis

s drugstore chains embrace products with traces of CBD, two recent reports in prominent medical journals point out the dangers of the other familiar component of cannabis, THC. An article in Lancet Psychiatry strengthens the link of THC to psychosis, and one in Annals … Continue reading Why Marijuana Edibles May be a Prescription for Psychosis

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

Drinking Two or More of this Type of Drink Every Day Can Skyrocket Your Chance of Dying Prematurely from Cardiovascular Disease by a Whopping 30%.

Everyone already knows that drinking sugary and sweetened beverages is bad, but new research shows they’re way worse for us than we thought – and possibly even fatal. A study by Harvard researchers  (see research below) published in the journal Circulation showed that … Continue reading Drinking Two or More of this Type of Drink Every Day Can Skyrocket Your Chance of Dying Prematurely from Cardiovascular Disease by a Whopping 30%.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OPIOID CRISIS THAT IS NOW KILLING OVER 60,000 PEOPLE PER YEAR AND RISING?

Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these drugs, the doctors who prescribe them, and some … Continue reading WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OPIOID CRISIS THAT IS NOW KILLING OVER 60,000 PEOPLE PER YEAR AND RISING?

Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

Sugar-filled drinks such as soda, sports drinks and juice drinks aren’t exactly known for their health benefits. But now, there’s even more evidence that they’re tied to an increased risk of early death, especially for women. In a recent study … Continue reading Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

Mitragyna Speciosa, also known as Kratom, is a large tree in the Rubiaceae family native to Southeast Asia. It is said that Kratom affects the human brain similarly to an opiate, although there is no conclusive clinical data proving how the … Continue reading Are You Jumping from the Fire Of Opioids into the Frying Pan of Kratom? BEWARE!

Fighting drugs with drugs – what could go possibly go wrong? Opioid overdose antidote now sold over the counter

Overdose antidotes, now being sold without prescription, may turn out to be more harmful than people realize. With more than 8,000 pharmacies across the U.S., Walgreens will soon be carrying an overdose antidote. This concoction will be sold to anyone without the … Continue reading Fighting drugs with drugs – what could go possibly go wrong? Opioid overdose antidote now sold over the counter

7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!

It’s virtually impossible to completely avoid sugar in today’s world. But we can (and should) regulate the amount of sugar we consume. Here are several easy ways to work toward cutting sugar out of your diet.  (Note from National Addiction News: I … Continue reading 7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!

The Good News: The Brain Also Helps To Reverse Addiction

By  HORVATH, PH.D., ABPP, KAUSHIK MISRA, PH.D., AMY K. EPNER, PH.D., AND GALEN MORGAN COOPER, PH.D. There’s no question. Addiction wreaks havoc on the brain. Addiction causes significant chemical, structural, and molecular changes that quite literally hijack the brain. However, … Continue reading The Good News: The Brain Also Helps To Reverse Addiction

10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar–It’s Very Similar to Cocaine Addiction

Sugar is delicious, and Americans are eating a LOT of it. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar a year. But sugar, especially in excessive amounts, does more harm than good to … Continue reading 10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar–It’s Very Similar to Cocaine Addiction

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 … Continue reading WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OPIOID ADDICTION

Spravato, A Ketamine Type Drug Has Been Approved For Resistant Depression. Problem Is That It Will Destroy Who You Are, Cause You To Be A Menance On The Road, & Then Kill You! WHAT???

Having a ministry navigating people through addiction recovery has its shocking moments. I learn something new all the time… some of which I wish I could shake from my memory.  Today, I’m shocked again.  The FDA just approved another DANGEROUS … Continue reading Spravato, A Ketamine Type Drug Has Been Approved For Resistant Depression. Problem Is That It Will Destroy Who You Are, Cause You To Be A Menance On The Road, & Then Kill You! WHAT???

Poisonous Pot Found in Some Los Angeles-Area Stores! (Hmmm, could it also be in your ‘weed dealers’ store too?)

State regulations fail to stop sales of marijuana that could make buyers sick Some of the marijuana products sold by Southern California stores and delivery services are loaded with banned toxic chemicals that could make you sick, according to an … Continue reading Poisonous Pot Found in Some Los Angeles-Area Stores! (Hmmm, could it also be in your ‘weed dealers’ store too?)

After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

The first time I saved my husband’s life, his face was the color of saturated denim. I found him curled on the floor, body fighting itself. Limbs constricted, shoulders twitching, he snorted desperately as his lungs gasped for oxygen. I … Continue reading After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

Mexico’s killer meth is sweeping through America — and ruining lives even more than before!

Bart Strickler drank his first beer at 9, smoked his first joint at 10. By the time he was in middle school he’d already done acid, cocaine, LSD, Quaaludes and anything else he could get his hands on. “I shouldn’t … Continue reading Mexico’s killer meth is sweeping through America — and ruining lives even more than before!

Disturbing CDC statistics show that opioids have killed more people than the Vietnam War

Data from a newly released study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that nearly a quarter of a million Americans have died in the last two decades from overdosing on opioid drugs — a number four times the number of U.S. … Continue reading Disturbing CDC statistics show that opioids have killed more people than the Vietnam War