Articles tagged with: opiate overdose

Opiate Addiction Rages Through Orange County: This Is Joey's Tragic Story Part 1

on Thursday, 03 May 2012.

Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction rages in Orange County,California, which otherwise seems like a nice, relatively affluent place. This is Joey's tragic story, told in several parts. Joey's story is similar to stories all over the country, and this problem of opiate addiction among young people is staggering. Many of them begin using prescription painkillers, often graduating to heroin. The effects of this epidemic are devastating.

Illegal Drugs

  • A True Definition of Relapse

    Addiction is a disease that stays with a person for life and is never fully cured but only managed as best as possible. That is why relapse is such a common issue that addicts have to be aware of at all times when they are getting through the initial phases of recovery.

Prescription Drugs

Celebrities

  • Celebrities and Addiction

    Celebrities and Addiction

    Celebrities and Addiction The word of Whitney Houston’s death spread like wildfire, through tweets, text messages, and telephone calls. She was only 48 years old, and although the cause of her death is still unknown, whispers of the word ‘drugs’ circulate the air, broadband, and radio waves.