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

How Long Does Kratom Stay In Your SystemWhen someone takes kratom, the effects usually begin around 10 to 15 minutes later. The effects of a small dose of kratom can last for around two hours, and with higher doses, effects may last as long as eight hours. For someone to have somewhat potent effects that last for about two hours, the dosage is usually four to five hours, and for longer effects, seven to eight grams. The peak effects of using kratom are believed to be around 1 ½ to 2 ½ hours after someone takes it.
Mixing Kratom and AlcoholKratom, although a fairly new substance in the U.S., is just one of the many drugs that can have negative effects when mixed with alcohol.
Kratom HotlineA kratom hotline is a toll-free phone number that’s intended to help people get information about kratom addiction and treatment.
Kratom and The Opioid CrisisAs researchers, medical professional and treatment centers try to keep up with the increasing number of patients struggling with opioid addiction, drugs like kratom have been marketed as safe and natural alternative treatments for opioid withdrawal.
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.