Category: Opioids

identifying signs of addiction

The Problem with Heroin Use During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your health. Usually, mothers are advised to be cautious of what they consume during pregnancy. Doctors may request that pregnant women even avoid certain foods such as fish. This is because …

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long term effects of heroin on the body

What are the Long-Term Effects of Heroin on the Body?

After spending 11 days in detox after years of heroin abuse, the long-term effects of heroin on the body are at your doorstep. Heroin is a devastating drug that can impair the functions of the body. Due to how addictive …

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Opiate Withdrawal

Opiate Withdrawal Timeline: What to Expect

Opiate addiction is a serious disease that affects every part of a person’s life. Opiates belong to a class of drugs that affect the nervous system. More specifically, they affect the pleasure and pain receptors.  Detox is the first step …

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Blacking Out from Drinking

Blacking Out from Drinking

If you’ve seen the 2009 film “The Hangover,” you know about blacking out from drinking alcohol. The four main characters have a wild night of partying and then wake up the next morning, unable to recall a single memory from …

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The Five Types of Alcoholics

What are the Five Types of Alcoholics?

Every woman’s body is unique. One problem that many women face is alcohol addiction. In research regarding alcohol addiction, results have demonstrated that men have been more intensively studied and treated for binge drinking and substance abuse than women. Fortunately, …

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No Shame

There is No Shame in Admitting You Need Help

Taking Responsibility to Help End the Overdose Crisis In the wake of the opioid epidemic, our country is now completely aware of the devastating addiction problem we have in the United States. It has raged for decades (not just from …

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