A Michigan newspaper speaks with an ex-panhandler, who describes the life of a panhandler. He is now in recovery and works for a landscaping company. He hopes to offer some panhandling advice to the passerby.
Heroin is a very addictive drug that can be extremely challenging to withdraw from because of the fact that a person who is withdrawing from heroin addiction may experience extremely uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations.
Opioid dependence is one of the fastest growing diseases in the United States today. Opioids, which are derived from the same chemicals as heroin, are highly addictive and can also be very deadly. It is very easy to overdose from opioids or to suffer from a lethal reaction to taking opioids with other types of drugs. Here are five facts about opioids and opioid addiction.
Jerry Cantrell, who was Alice in Chain's frontman, was honored with the Stevie ray Vaughn Award, which is given by MusiCares to musicians who dedicate themselves to helping others with substance abuse recovery.