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Don’t Believe the Hype: Kratom is Addictive and Dangerous

Thinking of turning to kratom for opioid withdrawal?  Think again. Kratom may be just as addictive as heroin and other prescription opioids….. What is Kratom? For those of you who haven’t heard of the stuff, kratom comes from a plant indigenous to Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand called Mitragyna speciosa. The plant was used medicinally for …

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What you Should Know about Prescription Medication

Many addicts in recovery are well aware of the danger of prescription medication, particularly narcotics, depressants, and stimulants. This is often due to life experience. We don’t usually plan or expect to become dependent on that codeine prescription we were given that time we sprained our ankle. Before we know it, however, we’re popping those …

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The Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Suicide

Our news feeds lately have been filled with suicide stories, most recently and notably those of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain. While this news has received global attention (as suicide and celebrity stories do), it’s also important to note that there are many more non-famous suicide-related deaths happening simultaneously and by the …

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