Ren Brabenec in Opioids
June 8, 2018

Opiate Addiction Reaches Critical Proportions

It may have taken twenty years of increasing overdose trends, constant crime, hundreds of billions of dollars in economic backlash, and millions of families ruined, but the United States now finally recognizes the opiate epidemic as being a legitimate epidemic.


Ren Brabenec in Drug Prevention
June 3, 2018

Ten Ways to Prevent Drug Abuse in the Home

Everywhere we look and try to read valuable information about drugs, alcohol, addiction, and other factors of substance abuse, it seems that we are assailed with bad news and painful descriptions. It can get a little overwhelming. And that isn’t always what we need.


Ren Brabenec in Drug information
May 16, 2018

“Poppers” The Newest, Lethal Designer Drug

Every year it seems, a new drug comes on the scene and causes problems. In the morass that is 21st century drug-addicted America, it often feels like we can’t catch a break, for as soon as we learn about one drug, how to prevent it, how to avoid it, etc. another one jumps into view.


Ren Brabenec in Opioid Crisis
May 15, 2018

An Expensive Epidemic; What the Opioid Issue Really Costs Our Nation

When we hear of opioids, we know that this is a problem that affects millions of Americans and their families. We know it has gotten totally out of control. We know that hundreds of thousands have lost their lives or have suffered immensely.


Medications for Opioid Dependence—Does it Work to Treat Meds with Meds?

As the opioid epidemic has raged across the country and caused almost unlimited problems, the U.S. has had to work fast to come up with solutions.


Devon Alexander in Drug Rehab
April 8, 2018

Tips for Helping an Addict

Addicts aren’t addicts because they have a passion to abuse their body and mind through drugs. Everyone’s story of drug abuse is different, but you’ll mind many have a common thread. Somewhere down the line, they lost control.


John Carey in Drug Information
March 31, 2018

Would You Give Your Child Cocaine?

While unfunded heralds of truth are screaming at the top of their lungs about Ritalin and Adderall (psychiatric drugs) being handed out to adults and teens like candies, we have drug companies running hourly television ads to spread the false message of chemical imbalances.


When Last “Hoorah” Before Treatment Really Is Your Last

The day before going to rehab is filled with so many questions, wonders, worries, and every other emotion mixed in.


Rebecca in Success Story
March 22, 2018

I Don’t Take Meds. Am I Crazy? My Doctors Think So!

Nearly every time I go to the doctor, for whatever reason, the first question from the nurse is always: “Are you on any medications?” And, my response is always, “No, I do not take any medications,” which is always followed up by, “so you don’t take any medications or supplements for anything?”…


Rebecca in Drug Information
March 14, 2018

Why I Prefer Holistic Addiction Treatment Over Other Treatment Options

Now, now don’t go thinking I’m going to sit here and bash other forms of treatment. Well, maybe replacement therapy like suboxone, but that’s about it. My best friend recovered utilizing the 12-Step Program, as have many of my friends, among other forms of treatment, so nothing bad to say here. The other forms just weren’t for me and I want to tell you why because maybe it’s the same for you.