What Are The 4 Horsemen?

The Gottman Institute has developed four signs that signal the end of a relationship, which they call The Four Horsemen. Here is an excerpt from their website, stating where the name came from: “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a metaphor depicting the end of times in the New Testament. They describe conquest, war, hunger, […]

The Seven C’s Of Addiction

According to the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA), “1 in 4 children lives in a family with a parent addicted to drugs or alcohol.” Children can have an extremely hard time understanding and coping with a loved one’s addiction. It’s important for the child to know a few basic facts. The National Association […]

What is a “Wet Drug?”

The term ‘wet drugs’ or ‘dip drugs’ refers to tobacco or marijuana cigarettes dipped into PCP, or ‘angel dust.’ It may also be dipped into formaldehyde-based embalming fluid. There may be little known about what is in the substance which brings great risks and dangers. Find out more about wet drugs and how to know […]

Do Other Countries Have a Drug Epidemic Like America?

The United States is currently in the grips of a powerful drug epidemic, lead by prescription opioids and heroin. New studies are constantly being released that show the disturbing and record breaking magnitude of increased drug use, drug addiction, and drug overdose deaths. The overdose death rate in 2008 was four times the rate of […]

Opana Scrapped From The Market in New Regulations

After a report last week by the New York Times that the number of overdose deaths increased roughly 20% from 2015 to 2016, many states are scrambling to come up with answers to solve this epidemic. The target of the debate is powerful prescription painkillers called opioids. Pharmaceutical companies have come under fire recently, especially […]