Watch the Virtual National Red Ribbon Rally (above) October 1! Red Ribbon is a national anti-drug campaign that is celebrated annually, October 23-31. During Red Ribbon, young people in communities and schools across the nation pledge to live drug-free by wearing red ribbons and participating in community-wide anti-drug events. Red Ribbon Week is also a … Continue reading DEA NATIONAL RED RIBBON RALLY & Red Ribbon Week
I want to preface this article by LOUDLY stating that addiction is NOT a disease! It is a is a side effect of despair and brokenness. Don't believe the lie developed to rake in the big money with bad treatment. More than 20 million people in the United States have a substance use disorder. Now, … Continue reading COVID-19 and the opioid crisis: When a pandemic and an epidemic collide
We need to do something immediately, or we are going to lose more Americans to drugs, alcohol, and suicide because of the added burden of COVID-19. Craig Hettlinger explains that he started drinking when he was about 16 years old. He escalated to stronger drugs three years later when he played Division I soccer at … Continue reading There is an Epidemic Raging Within the Pandemic. It’s the Opioid Addiction.
Rhys Watkins, 33, and Rachael Heywood, 39, used to be a good-looking couple but years of drugs have taken their toll, as these images of their younger days reveal below. BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER These haggard-looking drug dealers - both still in their thirties - have been jailed for a total of more than nine … Continue reading Horrific before and after pictures of drug users whose habits destroyed their looks
From time to time, I like to list the signs and symptoms of withdrawal. They will occur once you are addicted. These signs are deadly and require immediate medical attention. So, if you are in withdrawal, seek the help of someone on the other end of calling 911 or speak with your doctor to arrange … Continue reading Signs & Symptoms of Withdrawal
The 52-year-old went through a dark period of life at the start of her career where she was addicted to class A drug heroin and smoked cannabis Davina McCall has revealed she was taken to hospital after overdosing on drugs at the height of her crippling addiction. The TV presenter, who has previously spoken about her … Continue reading Davina McCall on her drug overdose during crippling heroin addiction that left her ‘rotting inside’
In a recent paper, researchers say that a class of drugs called benzodiazepines that can help treat anxiety and insomnia may lead to dangerous addiction. The research was conducted by a team at Yale University. Anxiety as a medical condition has plagued human beings for centuries. Previous research has shown that benzodiazepines could help treat … Continue reading Popular Sleep & Anxiety Drug Causes Addiction
By Tyler Durden Millions of Americans who lived through the financial crisis probably recall that not a single executive of a major investment bank was jailed in the aftermath, despite running organizations seemingly dedicated to perpetuating a criminal fraud on nearly every counterparty and client. But when Americans look back at the opioid crisis, they’ll remember … Continue reading Pharma Founder Gets 66 Months For Bribing Doctors To Overprescribe Deadly Opioids
What is gray death? Gray death is an illicit opioid combination of powerful and dangerous drugs that have led to several fatal overdoses in the U.S. in 2017. The designer, synthetic drug is said to be many more times potent than heroin. Overdoses have been reported in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. What’s … Continue reading Gray Death. What You Need to Know.
At A Glance Despite spending more on health care per person than other countries, life expectancy in the U.S. is decliningDrug overdoses continue to rise as new addictive opioids enter the market aimed at chronic pain. One manufacturer sought to become an end-to-end pain provider, contributing to the number who overdose and die on opioid … Continue reading Multiple Factors Liable for Daunting Death Rate in Midlife