Substance Abuse Resources

Knowledge is a powerful tool in the fight against substance abuse. Our blogs provide helpful information, guides, and tips to anyone who needs it.

Peyote is a cactus, known botanically as Lophophora williamsii, native to the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico and southwest Texas, and has been used as a psychoactive drug since ancient times. Peyote contains the hallucinogenic alkaloid known as mescaline. A hallucinogen is a class of substances that alter perceptions and are often used to […]

Opiates are drugs that have been naturally derived from the opium plant. Even though the term is often used interchangeably with opioids, there is a significant difference in how these terms are used in the scientific field. Opioids refer to drugs that are semi-synthetic. Further processing is done on opioids […]

Drug abuse and addiction have many long-term negative impacts on a person’s life and body. One of the most destructive ones is a change in their personality and low self-esteem. Even the most strong-willed and decisive individuals can become compulsive and callous under the influence of drugs. This naturally leads […]

Vicodin (Hydrocodone) is an incredibly powerful drug that improves the experience for people in constant or severe pain. It is used by the medical establishment to help eliminate the suffering associated with postoperative care and terminal illness alike. However, these conditions put patients in physically uncomfortable situations. Patients often are […]

Drug abuse has always been a topic that has generated a lot of controversy over the years. It has always been considered that the hotbed of drug abuse starts from our very own schools. If recent numbers are to be believed then it does indicate the percentage of students using […]

Posted on July 23 , 2019
For many people, anxiety doesn’t just happen out of a singular cause. Often times, anxiety is a result of many factors, and this is why even its effective treatment should be seen in a holistic view. What are the holistic ways to treat anxiety? Anxiety surprisingly affects almost 1/5 of […]

Many people want to know if there are any black and mild positive effects. Before this can be answered it can be helpful to know more about these cigars. Black and Milds are small cigars. They are made from pipe tobacco. More tobacco is used in these than in cigarettes. […]

Posted on July 18 , 2019
As the opioid crisis escalates, many doctors are searching for alternative forms of pain relief. Some have recommended more holistic treatments, such as physical therapy or acupuncture, to treat serious or chronic pain. In cases where medication is warranted, more doctors are choosing to prescribe less addictive medications, such as nonsteroidal […]

In America and around the world, drug and alcohol abuse is getting attention as a significant public health crisis. In the US alone, recent statistics show that over 21 million people over the age of 12 have a substance use disorder, with 17 million people abusing alcohol, 1 million abusing […]

Addiction to prescription or illicit drugs, alcohol, and other substances lead to serious consequences. It alters both mental and physical health as well as your life in general. Getting hooked also means dependency on the substances to get through the day.  However, is it possible to prevent an accidental overdose? […]

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