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 today, it has become necessary to know the various forms this problem takes and the … Continue reading Staggering! As We Come to the Close of 2019, Here are 42 Mind Blowing Facts about Addiction

DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

Is it possible to overdose on weed? The answer is yes. Despite being considered legal for both recreational and medical use in many U.S. states and other countries, weed is a potentially addictive product that can still have devastating effects if not consumed in moderation. Marijuana overdose is largely a product of poor self-regulation and … Continue reading DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA

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

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

‘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 … Continue reading ‘Wasping’

Meth Pills!

We’ve all seen it – the faces of meth – the before and after mug shots of those seemingly regular people shape shifted into ghastly ghouls by the grips of methamphetamine addiction. Their appearances go from relatively attractive human beings to borderline skeletal beasts, complete with missing teeth, crank bug sores all over their faces, … Continue reading Meth Pills!

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 … Continue reading Meth Use is Rising Among People Who Use Opioids

The Many Faces of Addiction

We often discuss what addiction is in respect to what it does to a person's heart and soul, and what it does to the family unit; however, how often are we brave enough to stare it in the face?  If you have been affected, in any way, by addiction, these images may bring things more … Continue reading The Many Faces of Addiction