Alcohol’s Effects on your Body

Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body: Brain: Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can affect the way the brain looks and works. These disruptions can change mood and behavior, and make it harder to think clearly and move with coordination. Heart: Drinking … Continue reading Alcohol’s Effects on your Body

Your Free Will Can Lead You To Drinking. What Are The Risks?

Injuries. Drinking too much increases your chances of being injured or even killed. Alcohol is a factor, for example, in about 60 percent of fatal burn injuries, drownings, and homicides; 50 percent of severe trauma injuries and sexual assaults; and 40 percent of fatal motor vehicle crashes, suicides, and fatal falls. Health problems. Drinking can cause a number of health problems. Studies have shown that one drink … Continue reading Your Free Will Can Lead You To Drinking. What Are The Risks?

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 NBC4 I-Team investigation. “Why would you want to put poison in your body,” said Hinaxi Patel, technical director of Brightside Scientific in Long Beach, 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 yelled his name, shook his arm, slapped his face. The sputtering sound came less often, and he was so, so blue.   “Has your husband … Continue reading After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

Kratom Overdoses Are on the Rise. Why They’re Hard to Spot

The FDA reported a spike in kratom overdoses. Here are the warning signs. Kratom use has ballooned in recent years. So have overdoses. In the United States, calls to poison control centers about the drug have jumped dramatically. About 32 percent of those cases ended up being admitted to the hospital, with more than half resulting in serious medical outcomes, including 11 deaths. According to … Continue reading Kratom Overdoses Are on the Rise. Why They’re Hard to Spot

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 be here,” he says numbly. He takes a deep breath as the past flutters across his face. “I shouldn’t be here.” The 52-year-old Strickler sits … 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. casualties from the entire Vietnam War. The research, which looked at drug overdose deaths from 1999 to 2017, concluded that in 2017, there was a … Continue reading Disturbing CDC statistics show that opioids have killed more people than the Vietnam War

End Times Signs: Drug Use (That Includes Weed (THC, People). Users BEWARE!

End Time Signs “When You See All These Things” Today we will look at The End Time Sign of Drug Use.  For those of us who study Bible Prophecy, because Jesus told us to.  (Matthew 24:33)  It isn’t so much anyone sign that has many of us looking, but it’s that so many signs are all happening with greater intensity than ever before.  A Convergence of Society, World … Continue reading End Times Signs: Drug Use (That Includes Weed (THC, People). Users BEWARE!

The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

“I thought marijuana was no big deal. … I felt I could stand out if I did crazy things.” That was before Kevin West put a bullet through his head — stoned on pot. Kevin went from house to house with his friends, toking at each stop. Then someone suggested they play a game of Russian roulette. Kevin agreed. He didn’t realize that putting a gun to … Continue reading The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

Fentanyl deaths from ‘Mexican Oxy’ pills hit Arizona hard

Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest — a profitable new business for drug gangs that has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses. Three others at the party in Tucson also took … Continue reading Fentanyl deaths from ‘Mexican Oxy’ pills hit Arizona hard

Wake Up! Addiction Being Classified As A Disease (unproven theory), Has Taken Us To The Highest level Of Addiction & Accidental Overdose In All Of History! It’s NOT NOT NOT a Disease!

Addiction is not a disease Tim Holden, MMed (Psych), Psychiatrist and assistant professor Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. 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 … Continue reading Wake Up! Addiction Being Classified As A Disease (unproven theory), Has Taken Us To The Highest level Of Addiction & Accidental Overdose In All Of History! It’s NOT NOT NOT a Disease!

Krokodil Spells Death by 2 Years of Using

Desomorphine, dubbed Krokodil, is one of the deadliest drugs in the world and its first named victim in the United Kingdom has been unable to appear at more than one court hearings due to a “rather unpleasant blood infection caused large ulcers on her arms.” British woman, Emma Davies from Gloucestershire, has been accused of shoplifting on 15 January and was due to appear at her court hearing. Unable to do … Continue reading Krokodil Spells Death by 2 Years of Using

“I’m trying not to die right now”: Why Opioid-Addicted Patients are Still Searching for Help

Access and accountability are still huge barriers in the growing treatment industry. The Trump administration, Congress and states are pouring billions of dollars into addiction treatment to fight the opioid crisis, but accountability for the burgeoning industry hasn’t kept pace with those efforts — leaving patients vulnerable to ineffective care, fraud and abuse. Interviews with patients in recovery and nearly two dozen advocates, officials and … Continue reading “I’m trying not to die right now”: Why Opioid-Addicted Patients are Still Searching for Help

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!

The Empty Promise of Alcohol 5 Promises that alcohol made that only living sober could deliver

I wanted to put this letter here because, in my opinion, it is simple yet beautifully written.  Enjoy & learn!  ~NationalAddictionNews.com When I think about my life now compared to my life when I was drinking, there is an ocean of realizations that washes over me. One of the biggest and most significant is this: that life sober delivers everything that alcohol promised and then … Continue reading The Empty Promise of Alcohol 5 Promises that alcohol made that only living sober could deliver

Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise

As public health officials tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, another class of prescription drugs has been contributing to a growing number of deaths across the United States. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium and Xanax, are commonly prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. The drugs are also highly addictive and can be fatal, especially when combined with alcohol or opioids. In the latest sign of the drug’s impact, the … Continue reading Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise

The Facts in This Article is Why Many People are Angry with me! BUT… Facts are Facts & Addiction to THC is a Huge Stronghold!

POT HOLES Legalizing marijuana is fine. But don’t ignore the science on its DANGERS. (Click Here to Original Article) Three decades ago, I would have been over the moon to see marijuana legalized. It would have saved me a lot of effort spent trying to avoid detection, constantly looking for places to hide a joint. I smoked throughout my teens and early 20s. During this … Continue reading The Facts in This Article is Why Many People are Angry with me! BUT… Facts are Facts & Addiction to THC is a Huge Stronghold!

LOUISIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS TO ‘TEST’ METH FOR ZIKA VIRUS

he Harahan Police Department has made an offer that they’re hoping some will utilize. The department, located in Harahan, Louisiana, posted to their Facebook page on Saturday, warning people that the meth they’ve purchased locally could be infected with the Zika virus. “If you have recently purchased meth in any area of Louisiana it may be contaminated with the Zika Virus. Please bring all of … Continue reading LOUISIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS TO ‘TEST’ METH FOR ZIKA VIRUS

Birds Recovering in Huntington Beach After Drug Overdose

Two birds are recovering at a wildlife care center after officials said the animals overdosed on pills dumped at a park in Huntington Beach. The birds’ treatment consisted of pushing IV fluids through their system to flush the drugs out. Last week, authorities said, a man spotted hundreds of pills on the grass at Carr Park. After seeing a goose in distress, he called animal … Continue reading Birds Recovering in Huntington Beach After Drug Overdose

Teens Are Torching. Teenagers Have Set Fire to Their Own Bodies After a Bizarre and Dangerous Internet Craze Returned

Teenagers are setting themselves on fire in a desperate attempt to find fame on the internet, hospital staff have revealed. The latest idiotic craze to sweep the internet- called the Fire Challenge – has seen teenagers film themselves dousing their bodies in accelerant and lighting it. In Wales, more and more cases are being seen by medical experts after the craze which began in 2014 … Continue reading Teens Are Torching. Teenagers Have Set Fire to Their Own Bodies After a Bizarre and Dangerous Internet Craze Returned

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

Is Social Media Addiction a New Type of Psychiatric Condition?

When people say that they’re “addicted” to Facebook or social media, is it the same thing as being addicted to drugs or alcohol? According to estimates, the number of social media users around the world can skyrocket from almost a billion in 2010 to over three billion by 2021. Out of all the social networking sites (SNS), Facebook is at the top of the list, with almost a whopping 2.2 billion active … Continue reading Is Social Media Addiction a New Type of Psychiatric Condition?

MORE DANGEROUS than a nuclear weapon, Fentanyl – the heroin-based prescription painkiller – could easily be the next Weapon of Mass Destruction

Opioids are the class of pain-relieving drugs made from the illegal and deadly drug heroin. Fentanyl is by far the most dangerous, but you’ve certainly heard of some other popular ones, including oxycodone (a.k.a. Oxycontin), hydrocodone (a.k.a. Vicodin), morphine and codeine. Fentanyl is so strong that just a few too many milligrams can cause a human to overdose and die. If terrorists were to make … Continue reading MORE DANGEROUS than a nuclear weapon, Fentanyl – the heroin-based prescription painkiller – could easily be the next Weapon of Mass Destruction

New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse

If there is a single health issue that has been linked to medical marijuana over the past few decades, it’s the dreaded eye disease known as glaucoma. As early as the 1970s, studies have shown the cannabis plant is beneficial in easing the symptoms of this debilitating condition, perhaps to the level of preventing some people from going blind. Glaucoma patients have claimed for years … Continue reading New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse

SCIENTISTS JOURNEY INTO THE DARK SIDE OF CANNABIS

CANNABIS IS  quite the drug. It can treat inflammation, pain, nausea, and anxiety, just to name a few ailments. But like any drug, cannabis comes with risks, chief among them something called cannabis use disorder, or CUD. Studies show that an estimated 9 percent of cannabis users will develop a dependence on the drug. Think of CUD as a matter of the Three C’s, “which … Continue reading SCIENTISTS JOURNEY INTO THE DARK SIDE OF CANNABIS

How marijuana could harm your heart and blood pressure health

In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood pressure. The researchers focused on the long-term effect of marijuana use on health. They examined people aged 20 years and above from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). The team found that among a total of 1 213 participants, … Continue reading How marijuana could harm your heart and blood pressure health

Lyrica (pregabalin) is linked to addiction and suicide, so why do doctors keep prescribing it?

Emma Phillips, 39, says she was given the nerve-pain drug Lyrica to help with her viral meningitis. Viral meningitis is a painful inflammation of the spinal cord caused by an infection. Lyrica is not indicated for its management. But Ms Phillips, like many other Australians, was given it anyway. She suffered from depression, but no mental health history was taken by her GP when he … Continue reading Lyrica (pregabalin) is linked to addiction and suicide, so why do doctors keep prescribing it?

What’s Going On With Teen Drug Trends ?

Drug trends among teens and young adults today are “not your father’s Oldsmobile,” so to speak. The whole scene has changed. We continue to have problems with commonly-used mind-altering substances that have been around for a long time such as opiates, marijuana and hallucinogens. Today, however, we add to this list increasingly bizarre practices such as consuming embalming fluid, along with numerous synthetic drugs and … Continue reading What’s Going On With Teen Drug Trends ?

Marijuana IS Addictive & Can Negatively Affect Teens’ Brains

Whether you’re a teen or an adult, Marijuana changes how the brain works. It attaches to parts of your brain, and for most people, it tells your brain and body to feel calm and relaxed. What can marijuana do initially and over time? Feel less coordinated and react more slowly Altered sense of time Anxiety, fear, distrust or panic (with high levels of THC) Increased … Continue reading Marijuana IS Addictive & Can Negatively Affect Teens’ Brains

I am presenting facts about marijuana abuse because people are thinking that, just because its been legalized in most places, that it must be ‘safe’.  It is NOT safe!  Not too long ago, most thought doctors’ prescriptions for opioids, benzodiazepines, and other drugs were ‘safe’ but found out that 1 person dies every 8 minutes from an accidental opioid overdose by simply taking the amount … Continue reading

Talking To Your Teen About Addiction

Choose the right time to talk. When talking to your child be sure your child is sober or has not been using drugs before talking about drugs and alcohol. Voice your suspicion. Begin by expressing your concerns without making accusations. “Susan, I suspect you may be smoking pot occasionally. I love you and I’m concerned about you. Is there something going on that we need to talk about?” Be specific. Explain … Continue reading Talking To Your Teen About Addiction

Psychiatric Drugs Destroy Lives & Kill

Psychiatrists can’t predict what adverse side effects you might experience because not one of them knows how their drugs work. Psychotropic drugs are increasingly being exposed as chemical toxins with the power to kill. Psychiatrists claim their drugs save lives, but according to their own studies, psychotropic drugs can double the risk of suicide. And long-term use has been proven to create a lifetime of … Continue reading Psychiatric Drugs Destroy Lives & Kill

Medical marijuana patients federally barred from buying firearms

A firearms expert said Missourians who get a medical marijuana card will not be able to buy a gun. “If you are able to get it, get a doctor’s prescription, you will no longer be able to purchase firearms, not legally, not through a gun shop,” firearms instructor Don Pind said. The federal form required with each gun purchase specifically says that using or possessing … Continue reading Medical marijuana patients federally barred from buying firearms

Drug Overdose Epidemic is Far Beyond Opioids

Most government-funded initiatives to address the overdose epidemic in the United States have targeted opioids specifically. They have neglected other drugs that are increasingly implicated in overdoses, such as cocaine and methamphetamine. This is the finding of an issue brief by a drug policy expert at Rice University.   The is Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the … Continue reading Drug Overdose Epidemic is Far Beyond Opioids

More People Are Inhaling Heroin, and It’s Destroying Brain Tissue

This article is for your information.  It can save your kids’ lives, so if you have children, please be aware.  After all,  it eliminates needle marks!  The thing is, you still can’t hide addiction –  no matter what you do or how you do it.  You only think you can.  This is becoming the ‘way’ that users are using Heroin now.  The full report is … Continue reading More People Are Inhaling Heroin, and It’s Destroying Brain Tissue

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

Can Bullying Lead to Future Drug Use?

We all know that the emotional damage bullying has on a child can last well into their adulthood. But now, a recent study has also cast a light on the connection between bullying and future drug use. Between 2004 and 2011, researchers from the American Academy of Pediatrics followed almost 5,000 students from Alabama, Texas and California. During the study, they interviewed the students when they were in fifth … Continue reading Can Bullying Lead to Future Drug Use?

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

Seniors In The Deep South And Rural Western States Prescribed Most Benzodiazepines And Opioids

Older male doctors in the South and in rural western states are prescribing the most sedatives and opioids to seniors, according to a new University of Michigan (U-M) study. And those receiving the drugs are more often than not less educated, from areas with lower incomes and at higher risk for suicide. States with the highest intensity of prescribing were Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, Florida … Continue reading Seniors In The Deep South And Rural Western States Prescribed Most Benzodiazepines And Opioids

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

👉New generation of synthetic drug pedaling targeted toward teens

There’s a new generation of synthetic drugs aimed at children and teens and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is warning parents just how dangerous these drugs are. The DEA is cracking down on more than 400 different types of synthetic drugs. These synthetic drugs are being sold in brightly-colored packaging, often labeled as potpourri, with catchy names like “The Hulk” to target youth and disguise … Continue reading 👉New generation of synthetic drug pedaling targeted toward teens

MILLIONS of Unnecessary Opioids Prescribed by 5 Doctors

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, during a news conference on Thursday in Manhattan. He announced that five doctors had been charged with prescribing millions of pain pills to people who had no legitimate medical need for them. It was not hard to tell when the doctor was in at the Staten Island office of Carl Anderson. … Continue reading MILLIONS of Unnecessary Opioids Prescribed by 5 Doctors

Are all pharmaceuticals designed for population control?

What’s the fourth leading cause of death in the United States? Don’t guess heart attacks, cancer, respiratory disease, strokes, diabetes, or traffic accidents. It’s death by prescription. That’s right, doctors in America are pushing “legal” drugs and people are taking them as prescribed and still falling off like flies. On average every year in America, there are about 40,000 deaths from motor vehicle wrecks, another … Continue reading Are all pharmaceuticals designed for population control?

If You’re 12 Stepping, Could You Be Brainwashed? Should’t You Find Out?

If you follow any of my blogs, you know how I feel about the 12 Steps. Those groups ENRAGE me because they are NOT basing their disease theory on any facts whatsoever. Up until recently, when this disease theory has been annihilated by many renown psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals, it was all ‘they’ had and figured they’d keep it that way.  After all, the … Continue reading If You’re 12 Stepping, Could You Be Brainwashed? Should’t You Find Out?

The Strange Relationship Between Drug Addictions and Sugar

People with Opioid addictions often eat vast amounts of junk food, especially sweet things, like candy or cookies. It’s a common phenomenon that’s just barely begun to be documented in scientific research. If you’ve ever been to an Narcotics Anonymous meeting or have befriended someone with a drug problem, you’ll know what we’re talking about. Sugar High Some drug users eat candy between doses. According to a long-term Fentanyl user named John (name … Continue reading The Strange Relationship Between Drug Addictions and Sugar

Nearly $18M in cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) found something unexpected in 2 pallets comprised of 45 boxes of bananas that were donated at the Ports of America in Freeport: Nearly $18 million worth of cocaine. The bananas had been donated to the TDCJ because they were too ripe, the TDCJ said in a Facebook post. Two sergeants from the Scott Unit were loading up the … Continue reading Nearly $18M in cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas

Emergency Rooms Seeing Rise In Syndrome Related To Marijuana Use. If You Have Cramping Or Vomiting Marijuana Could Be The Cause!

I hate to burst your bubble, but now that marijuana use is more widespread, there’s a serious problem affecting medical marijuana users that is bringing them to hospitals in droves and can cause severe dehydration.  ~  NationalAddictionNew.com With more people using medical marijuana and recreational marijuana, there’s a condition that’s popping up in emergency rooms across the country. It’s called Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, or CHS, … Continue reading Emergency Rooms Seeing Rise In Syndrome Related To Marijuana Use. If You Have Cramping Or Vomiting Marijuana Could Be The Cause!

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

I Know What Your Tomorrow Looks Like; I’ve Been There.

It goes beyond sadness when I meet or learn of someone who is in an addiction. It’s far worse when another one needlessly died of an overdose.  I immediately jump into grief.  I sorrow for the misunderstood life that once was or the living, breathing life, that will soon be cut off before his or her time… the family and loved ones who will probably … Continue reading I Know What Your Tomorrow Looks Like; I’ve Been There.

Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

Melissa Ellis, now 24, started using Xanax when she was in high school. Nationwide, treatment experts say they’re seeing a surge in Xanax use disorders among adolescents and young adults. BALTIMORE — Teen drug use during the summer often goes unnoticed. It’s when school starts and students nod off in class, exchange pills in the hallways and fail tests that the truth becomes apparent. This … Continue reading Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

OPIOID CRISIS: What role have doctors played in creating the opioid crisis?

Many admit overprescribing of opioid medications helped create epidemic In the early 1990s, the number of painkiller prescriptions filled at U.S. pharmacies increased by 2 to 3 million every year. Around 1996, they jumped by 8 million, as doctors quickly became part of a painkiller prescription-writing bonanza. The makers of Oxycontin launched a marketing campaign with a video promotion called, “I Got My Life Back,” … Continue reading OPIOID CRISIS: What role have doctors played in creating the opioid crisis?

‘Wasping’

Drug counselors are warning about “wasping,” the mixing of street drugs with toxic insecticide chemicals. The idea is to mix the insecticide with drugs  — particularly meth — to boost the high. There are reports of people being hospitalized and dying after experimenting with the mixture. Rich Jones, a recovery center executive director, says he’s worried that people will learn about it on the web … Continue reading ‘Wasping’

Addiction: A (fake) Disease or a Symptom of Despair & Hopelessness? YOU decide!

There IS a place for recovery where hope exists for a lifetime of addiction freedom. You can recover from home and you can include God in all of it.  It is only in our faith in the One True Living God that destroys addiction. Continue reading Addiction: A (fake) Disease or a Symptom of Despair & Hopelessness? YOU decide!

FDA takes action against 21 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of agency’s effort to target illegal online sales

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it has warned four more online networks, operating a total of 21 websites, illegally marketing potentially dangerous, unapproved, and misbranded versions of opioid medications, including tramadol. The warning letters issued by the FDA to each of the networks state that they must immediately stop illegally selling these products to American consumers. “The illegal online sale of opioids … Continue reading FDA takes action against 21 websites marketing unapproved opioids as part of agency’s effort to target illegal online sales

Just Before Death Silenced Elvis – New Video Just Released

He was only 42, but years of prescription drug abuse and horrifying dietary habits had left him bloated, depressed and near death. He had an enlarged heart, an enlarged intestine, hypertension and incredibly painful bowel problems. He was barely sleeping and should have probably been in the hospital, but he was still a huge draw on the concert circuit and the money was too good … Continue reading Just Before Death Silenced Elvis – New Video Just Released

Actor Jackson Odell died of accidental drug overdose in sober living facility, coroner says

Actor Jackson Odell’s cause of death was revealed. The 20-year-old died from an overdose in a sober living facility where he sought treatment, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner. The coroner’s report ruled Odell’s death an accident resulting from “acute heroin and cocaine toxicity.” The toxicology report confirmed speculation that narcotics were involved. Odell “had a history of heroin addiction,” Ed Winter, assistant … Continue reading Actor Jackson Odell died of accidental drug overdose in sober living facility, coroner says

US sees drop in life expectancy, largely due to opioid crisis among young adults

New studies published in the British Medical Journal examine life expectancy trends in high income countries The United States is among 14 high-income countries with declining life expectancy rates, according to new research recently published in the British Medical Journal. The research features findings from two separate observational studies, one pointing to the ongoing opioid crisis in the U.S. as a key contributor to recent declines, and another … Continue reading US sees drop in life expectancy, largely due to opioid crisis among young adults

Kratom kills 2 in Pennsylvania. Will There be More Deaths Elsewhere?

Kratom, a legal herbal supplement derived from a plant, affects the same opioid brain receptors as morphine and appears to have properties that expose users to the risks of addiction, abuse and dependence. Chester County officials have linked kratom use to the accidental overdose deaths of two men there earlier this year. Police in Chester County, Pa., are sounding the alarm after two men died … Continue reading Kratom kills 2 in Pennsylvania. Will There be More Deaths Elsewhere?

Max Lomas, Who Found BOBBI KRISTINA OD’d In Bathtub, Found Dead From Overdose

Max Lomas — the close friend of Bobbi Kristina who found her lifeless in a bathtub — has died and suffered the same fate as her — a drug overdose … TMZ has learned. A law enforcement source in Mississippi tells TMZ Max was at a friend’s home Wednesday and went to use the restroom. We’re told his friend became concerned after Lomas didn’t come out for a … Continue reading Max Lomas, Who Found BOBBI KRISTINA OD’d In Bathtub, Found Dead From Overdose

Simple 3 Ingredient Recipe to END Addiction & Bring Recovery to a Close!

Catastrophizing is basically believing something is far, far worse than it actually is.  Some do it specifically for the attention, while others experience this because they truly perceive things from a very negative perspective.  It can generally can take two different forms: making a catastrophe out of a current situation imagining making a catastrophe out of a future situation. People tend to  catastrophize and dramatize, … Continue reading Simple 3 Ingredient Recipe to END Addiction & Bring Recovery to a Close!

The Questions & Inner Dialogue that People Use that Drives them into DANGEROUS Opioids, Antidepressants, Benzos, Hypnotics (Sleeping Pills), Stimulants and Weed (for recreational purposes)

The commons thread, as far as thoughts, in ALL people who are in addiction or have depression, include the following.  Not everyone asks or thinks the same statements; however, most of these are included in the minds of a substance user or a depressed person. A depressed or anxious person is the next one to become addicted. Why am I even here; my life is … Continue reading The Questions & Inner Dialogue that People Use that Drives them into DANGEROUS Opioids, Antidepressants, Benzos, Hypnotics (Sleeping Pills), Stimulants and Weed (for recreational purposes)

Compassion & Encouragement, Along with the Love of God, Can Save Them From Accidental Premature Death

Most Will Overdose and Die, Unless……. This is a topic that many don’t want to hear, and one that is hard to talk about; however, it is the reality of a user’s life. Most will never make it to detox or rehab because they will die of an overdose first. A person who is addicted will climb the highest mountain, swim across the country – … Continue reading Compassion & Encouragement, Along with the Love of God, Can Save Them From Accidental Premature Death

The Latest Update on Demi Lovato’s Condition After Overdose

Demi Lovato remains hospitalized a week after her overdose. The “Confident” singer is said to be suffering “complications,” including extreme nausea and a high fever, TMZ reported, following her overdose, which was speculated to be from a combination of opiates and possibly meth. Lovato, 25, is staying at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and a source told the site, “She is under the care of medical experts … Continue reading The Latest Update on Demi Lovato’s Condition After Overdose

Meth Use is Rising Among People Who Use Opioids

Over one-third of people using opioids in 2017 reported also using methamphetamine – more than double the rate in 2011, according to a new study. The study included 13,251 participants in 47 states who entered a substance abuse treatment program for opioid use disorder. The researchers found past month concurrent opioid and methamphetamine use doubled from 16.7 percent in 2011 to 34.2 percent in 2017. … Continue reading Meth Use is Rising Among People Who Use Opioids

Removing ALL Sugar from your Diet Starves cancer cells? Check Out This New Study!

To all of you who love your donuts, cookies, candy, and processed carbs, you are indeed setting yourself up for morbid obesity, diabetes II and heart disease (to name just a few). You are also setting yourself up for a future of cancer as well.  Organic Stevia (concentrated with no additives) is a wonderful solution. Please read the article below and make positive change starting … Continue reading Removing ALL Sugar from your Diet Starves cancer cells? Check Out This New Study!

Mother Has Vision of Demons Choking Her Daughter at the Very Moment She Overdosed

Helpless. Alone. Those are two feelings both Brooke and her mother shared during the height of Brooke’s heroin addiction. Brooke, a straight-A student born in a wealthy churchgoing family, hated herself for losing control of her life. Her mother, a prominent psychologist of 30-some years, blamed herself. Neither one saw this coming. Brooke grew up singing in church with her mother. She remembers accepting Jesus Christ … Continue reading Mother Has Vision of Demons Choking Her Daughter at the Very Moment She Overdosed

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

Vaping & e-Cigarettes Proving to be HAZARDOUS to Your Health – Yes, the Nicotine Free Ones Too!!!

Just because it’s sweet, doesn’t mean it’s better for you. A recently published study discovered that chemicals and liquids used in flavoring e-cigarettes could result in a “significant inflammation” of monocytes, a type of white blood cell in the body. Additionally, the study pointed out that a lot of these compounds are toxic – with cinnamon, vanilla, and buttery flavors ranked to be worst – and that mixing e-cigarette flavors harms … Continue reading Vaping & e-Cigarettes Proving to be HAZARDOUS to Your Health – Yes, the Nicotine Free Ones Too!!!

Precedent Set as Court Orders Gov’t to Pay for Medical Marijuana Instead of Opioids for Worker’s Comp

Freehold Township, NJ – In a major victory for medicinal cannabis rights, a New Jersey workers’ compensation judge has ordered a Freehold Township to pay for an injured worker’s medical marijuana, despite an insurance carrier’s objections stemming from the drug’s status Schedule 1 status as a controlled substance under federal law. People will no longer be forced to rely solely on opioids for the treatment … Continue reading Precedent Set as Court Orders Gov’t to Pay for Medical Marijuana Instead of Opioids for Worker’s Comp

Early Signs of Opioid Addiction

The beginning signs of opioid dependence include, but are not limited to the following: Drowsiness Nausea Constipation Slowed Breathing Slurred Speech Requiring more frequent dosing Concern about making sure the prescription is filled and always on hand Increased pain Early signs of withdrawal are: Anxiety Irritability Loss of appetite Craving for the drug Runny nose Sweating Vomiting Diarrhea *Withdrawal is dangerous and life threatening.  It can … Continue reading Early Signs of Opioid Addiction

Is The Pain Really Relieved OR Is It The High?

I can remember the first time I was given an opioid.  I was in a great deal of pain from a motor vehicle accident when someone crashed into the rear of my car and pushed me into the car in front of me.  It was a rainy day and the roads were slippery.  I was on a downward sloped hill when it happened.  I never … Continue reading Is The Pain Really Relieved OR Is It The High?

FREE Addiction Recovery is Waiting for You because No One Should be Denied Recovery because of Lack of Money

Teshuvah Road Ministries Inc publishes National Addiction News because we know about addiction.  We have studied it, become certified in several aspects of it, have personally lived through it many years ago, and have raised up a ministry helping many come out the other end victoriously.  It has become our lives, our passion, our mission and purpose for being alive. We founded this ministry based … Continue reading FREE Addiction Recovery is Waiting for You because No One Should be Denied Recovery because of Lack of Money