Category Archives: Drug Abuse

It is important to understand drug abuse and addiction in order to prevent addiction relapse and raise awareness. Learn about the various drug types, substance abuse, recovery and more.

  • Gabapentin High
    June 1, 2020
    According to GoodRX, gabapentin is the fourth most prescribed drug in the United States. Due to its prevalence and popularity, it has slowly made its way into the realm of drug abuse and addiction. What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin is a prescription drug used to prevent seizures. An anticonvulsant or...
  • Existential Loneliness
    May 21, 2020
    Loneliness is defined as the feeling of being socially and emotionally isolated. You may not have to physically be separated from friends and family in order to feel lonely. However, the impact of feeling empty, alone or unwanted can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety.  What is an...
  • Meth Overdose
    May 12, 2020
    In late 2019, methamphetamine became the largest contributor of overdose deaths in the United States, slowly passing fentanyl as the center of America’s drug epidemic. In 2017 alone, an estimated 1.6 million people in the United States had reported using meth in the past year and a further 964,000...
  • Trazodone High
    May 11, 2020
    Trazodone is a common antidepressant. It isn’t popular as a recreational drug, but abusing it can still lead to addiction and serious side effects.
  • Synthetic Cocaine
    April 15, 2020
    Synthetic cocaine is an unregulated cocaine substitute. It can be one of many dangerous substances sometimes sold as legal products such as bath salts.
  • Zombie Drug
    April 10, 2020
    The term ‘zombie drug’ is not one which strikes much familiarity with most people. In fact, even Google has very little to offer in terms of answers and the ones you do find online may be very conflicting. However, this so-called ‘zombie drug’ refers to an extremely potent and...
  • Klonopin and Alcohol
    April 3, 2020
    Recreational drug users will often mix a substance with alcohol to enhance the effects of the drugs for an overall better high. Whether or not the mixing was intentional, combining any drug with alcohol can have dire consequences. Klonopin and alcohol are substances where there is frequent misuse and...
  • Recovery for Life
    March 14, 2020
    Addiction is one of those words that is often not taken seriously as kids. Most schools had some anti-drug programs with the aim to prevent youth from trying drugs. Further, a lot of us as kids would always say, “not me, I’d never do drugs” – let alone become...
  • Ketamine and Alcohol
    March 6, 2020
    Many people have seen ketamine on the news as a rising drug of concern. While many think of it as a ‘horse tranquilizer’, though it acts as an anesthetic, there are other uses. Additionally, a lot of research is still necessary to fully understand it. A lot of people...
  • Sleeping Pill Overdose
    March 2, 2020
    When people think about overdosing, sleeping pills are usually on the bottom of the list of drugs that can cause an overdose. Many individuals seem to think that sleeping pills improve the quality of sleep and therefore it has to be ok or at the very least, harmless to...