Articles tagged with: addiction recovery

Treating Chronic Pain In Opioid Addicted Patients

on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.

Illegal Drugs

  • Heroin

    5-Year-Old Brings Heroin to Show-and-Tell

    A 5-year-old boy brought packets of heroin to show-and tell on Monday. According to Connecticut Post, the kindergartener came to school with his stepfather’s jacket. When the boy’s turn came, he opened the jacket and showed off 10 plastic bags, each containing five folds of heroin. The teacher quickly grabbed the bags, and police were [...]

Prescription Drugs

Celebrities

  • Colin Farrell Once Feared Sobriety Would Take His Acting Ability

    Colin Farrell Once Feared Sobriety Would Take His Acting Ability

    Before he entered treatment in December of 2005, actor Colin Farrell feared that drinking and drugging helped him to be a better actor. According to AZCentral.com, Colin admits that he once believed that his substance abuse was pivotal to his career. He said, “I was terrified of being sober because, I’m not saying I was [...]
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