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Opiates – Everything You Want to Know about Opium Derived Drugs

Opiates are medications derived from the Opium poppy. There are several drugs in this class of medication, as well as synthetic but similar compounds known as opioids. Learn more about this class of drug, as well as how these substances impact people, their mental health, and their life.

4 Myths About Opioid Use Disorder

By |May 31st, 2019|

The opioid epidemic in the US keeps getting worse every year. In 2017, nearly 50,000 people died of opioid-related overdoses. Despite all the attention this epi [...]

What Are the Long-term Effects of Opioid Use?

By |May 29th, 2019|

Opioid painkillers work very well in limited situations. If you’re experiencing intense pain after an injury or medical procedure, taking opioids for a few days [...]

What You Can Expect from Opioid Withdrawal

By |May 25th, 2019|

The opioid crisis in the US keeps getting worse every year. In 2017, nearly 50,000 people died of opioid-related overdoses. One reason so many people continue u [...]

5 Ways to Make Opioid Detox Less Miserable

By |May 15th, 2019|

Opioid withdrawal is famously awful. It’s often described as the worst flu you’ve ever had, but what makes it even worse is that you know you can stop it any ti [...]

Why You Should be Concerned About Lean Cough Syrup

By |January 7th, 2019|

One of the ways the United States government seeks to reduce drug abuse and addiction is via our legal system. As fast as they outlaw one drug, new ones keep po [...]