Articles tagged with: pregnant women and opiates

“Rock bottom became the solid foundationon which I built my life.”

- J.K. Rowling

Illegal Drugs

  • 5 Facts About Opioid Dependence

    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.

Prescription Drugs

  • Why Escapism is So Attractive to Addicts

    There are a myriad of factors that can contribute to the development of addiction and some of them are unavoidable such as genetic and psychological vulnerability. However, one of the reasons people begin to drink or use drugs is that their substance abuse serves as a method of escape from reality.

Celebrities

  • Thinking of Bobbi Kristina by Eliza Player

    Thinking of Bobbi Kristina by Eliza Player

    A young woman has to tell her mother good-bye forever today. As I have watched the media go over all the gory details of Whitney Houston’s life and death in the last week, I keep thinking about Bobbi Kristina.
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