Prescription narcotics and heroin are opioid drugs derived from the opium poppy plant. In order to understand opiate addiction treatment, it’s important to understand how opiates work in the body. These...


Despite their remarkable physical traits, professional athletes have even felt the effects of painkiller misuse. Since 2000, OxyContin, heroin and other opioids have ravaged communities throughout the United States. Painkillers have claimed the...


What Is Seroquel? Seroquel is the brand name of a generic drug called quetiapine fumarate. Seroquel is a psychotropic prescription drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It is considered an atypical...


Opiate withdrawal is an uncomfortable but necessary process to begin opioid addiction treatment. Here’s what to expect and how medical detox at a facility can keep you safe. Detox, short...


Depression is common among people who struggle with addiction. Often a person who has experienced mental health symptoms will find relief in drug use. Chronic use of opiates and depression are closely linked. Opioid...



A recent survey revealed that some people are resorting to harming their pets to gain access to prescription opioids. People with an addiction can resort to desperate measures to secure...


Drug and alcohol addiction can cause health complications, overdose and rapid deterioration of the body’s functions, resulting in long-term illness and early death. Article at a Glance: Addiction to drugs...