opioid abuse

Prescription Opioids

What are prescription opioids? | What are common prescription opioids? | How do people misuse prescription opioids? | How do prescription opioids affect the brain? | What are some possible effects of prescription opioids on the brain and body? | What are the other health effects of opioid medications? | Can I take prescription opioids if I’m […]

Why Has The Heroin Epidemic Gotten Out of Control in States Like Ohio?

Why Has The Heroin Epidemic Gotten out of Control in States Like Ohio?

Why Has The Heroin Epidemic Gotten Out of Control in States Like Ohio?

Many people are kept wondering, “Why are states like Ohio most affected by Heroin and Opioid Overdoses, causing a large scale heroin epidemic within those states.  A recent release […]

2018-02-06T23:48:49+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: opioid abuse, opioid overdose|Tags: , , , , |

Prescription Drug Abuse – Is the Medical Community Overprescribing, Creating Unsuspecting Addicts?

Prescription Drug Abuse a Major Factor in the Opioid Epidemic

Prescription drug abuse is a major contributor to the current opioid epidemic therefore it is imperative to understand the nature of the drug industry. If we are going to stop increasing rates of addiction, and overdose deaths due to opioids it is necessary for the public to consider the drug industry’s role […]

2017-12-26T21:01:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Categories: opioid abuse|Tags: , , , |

The Fentanyl Epidemic Leads to Deadly Overdoses Throughout the U.S.

National Public Health Emergency

On October 26, 2017 President Trump declared, “The opioid crisis a national public health emergency under federal law”. The use of illicit street drugs such as heroin and fentanyl continue to be abused rampantly.

According to the

2017-12-13T06:22:33+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Fentanyl, opioid abuse, opioid epidemic, opioid overdose, pain meds|

6 Scary Facts About Teens and Prescription Drugs

Did you know that prescription and over-the-counter drugs are the most commonly abused substances by Americans ages 14 and older, after marijuana and alcohol? This is just one of the many alarming facts when it comes to teens and prescription drug abuse. 
Here we take a look […]