A tribute known as Black Balloon Day was held this past weekend. Sunday, March 6th is a day marked to raise awareness for drug addiction and overdose deaths. Black Balloon Day began when Erin Tremblay and her family wanted to coordinated a tribute for her husband, Greg, after his passing one year ago. This growing event has spread nationally and internationally. Anyone impacted by […]
Addiction is a habitual, compulsive, and physiological dependency to a substance. People turn to drugs and alcohol for a number of reasons. They could be suffering from money problems, coping with depression, or anxiety. Addiction does not begin for one specific reason.
Parts of the country are facing a fierce battle with heroin. Massachusetts, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Florida and Nevada are currently just a few of the most recent states to see an increase in the use of the drug as well as deaths caused by heroin overdose. Much of the country is also seeing an increase […]
Use of a dangerous street drug alphapyrrolidinopentiopheone (alpha-PDP), also known as Flakka is continuing to surge in Florida. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that Alpha-PVP is chemically similar to other synthetic cathinone drugs popularly called “bath salts,” and that it takes the form of a white or pink, foul-smelling crystal. Flakka can be snorted, injected, […]
If you are concerned that a loved one is suffering with addiction, it is important to know that help is available. By learning about drug abuse and addiction along with its signs and symptoms you will have a better understanding for the problem and the best way to deal with it. First, it is important […]