Opioid Addiction is A Chronic Disease

Opioid Addiction is A Chronic Disease: Treat It As Such

The CDC recently estimated that there are over 1,000 visits daily to the emergency room and 91 deaths related to opioid overdose. To put...
George Floyds Girlfriend Trial Addiction

Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain: Courteney Ross Opens Up About Her...

With the eyes of the nation fixated on the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd, perhaps the most powerful testimony to...
Oregon Drug Decriminalization

Oregon Decriminalizes Hard Drugs: What Happens Now?

Hard Drug Decriminalization in Oregon Overview The 2020 election was memorable in a number of ways. In addition to the protracted counting process brought on...
Whippits, Whippets or Whip-Its

Whip-Its, Whippets, Whippits as a Drug – Facts & Long-Term Effects

For years, nitrous oxide has been a safe and medically prescribed pain treatment. However, people abuse the gas, N2O, as a recreational drug for...
painkiller addiction

Ask the Experts: Painkiller Addictions and Warning Signs

Painkiller Addiction Overview Prescription drug abuse or painkiller addiction is the use of a prescription medication in a way not intended by the doctor who...

Addiction: Is it About the Drugs or Something Else?

Addiction. That word holds a lot of baggage for many people. Broken relationships, missed opportunities and pointed fingers. But the addict isn’t always the...
Vance Johnson Interview

Athlete Pain Management Interviews: Vance Johnson

Former Denver Bronco Vance Johnson sat down with us recently to talk about chronic pain and his new addiction treatment center in Las Vegas:...
Antidepressants Replace Opioid Painkillers

How Antidepressants Replace Opioid Painkillers for Chronic Pain

Historically, chronic pain has been treated with a variety of painkillers, psychotherapy, and lifestyle adjustments. But what if there was another option for pain...
Pain Pill Addiction

Recovery from Pain Pill Addiction: How to Identify Symptoms & Get...

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, over 130 people die every day from opioid overdose; moreover, the economic burden of opioid abuse nationwide...
10 Movies That Nailed Life with Chronic Pain

10 Movies That Nailed Life with Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic illness comes with some pretty unique experiences. And whether those are bad pain days or increased strain on relationships, it’s...
Microdosing Mushrooms for Pain

Microdosing Mushrooms: Does It Help with Chronic Pain?

Overview on Microdosing Mushrooms for Pain If you are you thinking of trying microdosing mushrooms for pain or are you in search of more information...
Peripheral Neuropathy and Alcohol

Your Guide To Peripheral Neuropathy And Alcohol Abuse

Long-term alcohol use can alter your life in many ways. One lesser-known consequence of alcohol abuse is a condition called peripheral (or alcoholic) neuropathy....
what is opioid addiction

What Is Opioid Addiction?

Talk about the opioid epidemic in America has been all over the news recently. It is an issue of vital concern affecting Americans today,...
how to overcome eating disorders

3 Essential Tips: How to Overcome Eating Disorders

Do you or a loved one have an unhealthy relationship with food? Do you have a close friend who has recently lost a dramatic...
Is Kratom Safe?

News Update: Is Kratom Safe?

Is Kratom Safe? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to three marketers and distributors of kratom products (Front Range...
Darryl Strawberry Recovery Center

MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry’s New Book Sheds Light on Addiction and...

MLB All-Star Darryl Strawberry has triumphed once again, not only on the baseball diamond, but also in life, as showcased in his new book,...
opioid crisis

The Opioid Crisis: The Making of an American Epidemic

The United States has struggled with the abuse of opioids since the1800s. As a result of this epidemic, many people with chronic pain have...
Darryl Strawberry

“Prayer Never Goes Unanswered:” Darryl Strawberry on Power of Prayer

Four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry says do not underestimate the power of prayer. “I think it’s very important that people understand that prayer does...