Category: Addiction

  • 3 Bad Habits You Should Seriously Kick

    Everyone has a habit or two that they know isn’t good, but don’t try to stop. These habits can span from simple things like binge-watching television and eat too much junk food to serious things like smoking cigarettes or abuse drugs and alcohol. To the one committing the behaviors, it may not seem like much […]

  • Social Media Addiction: Signs You Need to Get Help

    Social media has become an intricate part of everyday life. Starting out as a fun and instant way to communicate with friends and family, it has now become a platform for everything from business and marketing to socializing, research, and sharing. Sure, social media is beneficial for a lot of things, but it has inadvertently […]

  • The Potentially Deadly Consequences of Alcohol Addiction

    Drinking and driving is deadly combination that can result in very dire circumstances. According to statistics from the National Institute of Health (NIH), about 40% of traffic deaths are due to alcohol. Even more astonishing, the same statistics show that 70% of the individuals involved in alcohol-related crashes have alcohol problems, although they have never […]

  • The Medical History of Pain Killers

    The addiction to opioid painkillers has currently reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and sadly, there is no end in sight for this healthcare crisis. The US addiction problem began soaring out of control after prescription painkillers like Oxycontin and Vicodin became more readily available via medical professionals. The thought, originally, was that these […]

  • Training the Brain to Recover from Addiction

    You may be doubtful that you can train the brain to recover from addiction but professionals have been helping people to cut back on their alcohol or drug consumption. Drug abuse is in fact one of the most alarming concerns all over the globe, especially underage individuals being a substantial part of it. There has […]

  • Can Kratom Help Combat the Opioid Crisis in America?

    More than 900,000 Americans overdosed on opioid drugs in 2015. The figures for 2017 are expected to be even higher. Some experts are calling it the worst drug epidemic the country has ever seen.   But is there a natural solution to this growing crisis? Some medical experts think so. Kratom, a plant native to […]

  • How the Holistic Sanctuary redefined luxury drug rehabs

    As America and the world is faced with the most severe addiction crisis mankind brought upon itself, The Holistic Sanctuary, founded and led by Johnny Tabaie, has set out to create what could be the most exclusive healing center in the world – with a combination of treatments that cannot be found anywhere in America […]

  • Weighing the cost of Ibogaine treatment against that of continued addiction

    There is no denying the current world crisis with addiction. This is led by the opioid addiction in the United Sates where 5% of the words’ population consumes roughly 80% of all opioids in the world. On top of this, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and alcohol addiction are all reaching staggering levels. When we say, “you […]

  • Understanding the Disease Model of Addiction

    This may be an ugly truth, but society used to view addicts as bad people. Instead of helping them get medical treatment, people suffering from addiction were seen as morally bankrupt or generally self-interested. Fortunately, we’ve come a long way since those days. Today, most of us realize that addiction is a disease that requires […]

  • How Declaring a Public Health Emergency Will Combat the Opioid Epidemic

    Each day in the United States, over 140 people die of an opioid overdose. This opioid epidemic worsens year by year, and has resulted in more than 59,000 fatalities in 2016 alone. For this reason, President Trump recently declared opioid addiction to be a public health emergency.   Many citizens and policymakers in the United […]