Kratom Addiction Related Topics

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDA) and Federal Drug Administration (FDA) are currently evaluating kratom’s addictive qualities. However, in places like Southeast Asia where the drug has been used for years, it is known to be addictive and habit-forming. If you suspect that you or someone you know might be addicted to kratom, the resources below can provide helpful information. Reach out to The Recovery Village today if you’re interested in exploring your treatment options, or just want advice from a compassionate professional.

Kratom Related Topics

Is Kratom Legal In My State?Although kratom is not currently illegal in the U.S., it's considered a controlled substance or Schedule 1 controlled substance in some of these states.
What Does Kratom Look Like?Kratom leaves are dark green and glossy. This herb can be taken as a powder in beverages, "toss and wash," or in capsule form.
Kratom Pill EffectsSold in online stores, head shops and smoke shops across the United States, kratom pills have been rising in popularity as a legal “natural high,” sexual stimulant, and herbal remedy.
Kratom Powder EffectsPeople are starting to experiment with natural, psychoactive substances that are relatively new to Western markets in order to achieve a natural high or a replacement for prescription drugs. One of these natural drugs, which is increasing in popularity, is kratom powder.
Kratom Tea Effects & RisksKratom tea is an increasingly popular substance that is sold as a legal high, natural medication, focus aid and sexual stimulant in specialty stores and by online retailers across the country.
Taking Kratom During Pregnancy: What You Need to KnowYou should consult with your doctor before using any substance while pregnant, including kratom. If you are using kratom and become pregnant, tell your doctor as soon as possible.
Kratom Addiction Self-Assessment QuizKratom is a mind-altering plant that is native to Asia. Take this self-assessment to evaluate your kratom use and see if addiction treatment may be needed.
Kratom and Anxiety: How Kratom Affects Anxiety SymptomsWhile using kratom for anxiety has become more common, there is no clear evidence to suggest that there are any benefits to its use.
Kratom-Related Deaths Spiked Between 2016-2017Overdoses from kratom use increased over the past decade. Learn more about the drug's health risks and what the CDC found about kratom-related deaths.
Are Kratom’s Beneficial Uses For Pain & Addiction Safe?Some tout kratom as a way to ease pain and opiate withdrawal, but as of right now, there is no scientific evidence to prove that it's safe or effective.
Is Kratom Safe?Kratom use is banned in its origin country (Thailand). Consider the dangerous consequences and addictive potential of Kratom before taking any dose.
How Long Does Kratom Stay in Your System?Kratom is a legal substance in the U.S., though people can develop an addiction to it. Learn about how long kratom can be detected by drug tests.
Kratom HotlineOur free & confidential 24-hour kratom hotline for family members, friends and those with kratom addiction and abuse.

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