Medication can be an important and beneficial part of any treatment plan for opioid addiction. Learn more about how medication can support recovery.
The five stages of alcoholism are developing patterns, risky use and recklessness, tolerance, dependence, and disorder. Learn to identify them in your life.
Opioids change the way the brain functions at a rapid rate and make it possible to become addicted to heroin on your first try.
Anti-overdose medications, like Narcan, can give someone a second chance. Naloxone saved more than 26,500 lives between 1996 and 2014.
The relationship between drugs and gun violence is a very complex one because both are serious problems facing American society.
Cigarettes and opioids stimulate the brain in similar ways. Recent research suggests that smoking cigarettes may affect opioid addiction.
There is a tendency to believe alcohol is ok, not dangerous, and an acceptable form of relaxation, but alcohol is actually the deadliest drug of all.
You’re sober now, and you don't want to relapse and be stuck in your addiction once again. What will get you to a good place again?