Native Americans & The Opioid Epidemic

Native Americans & The Opioid Epidemic

On average, 250 Americans die every day from a drug overdose. Opioid misuse is a public health crisis that has hit the United States, but for many Native Americans and Alaska Natives, it’s more than just a headline. This article will explain why Native American...
Can Alcohol Cause Diabetes?

Can Alcohol Cause Diabetes?

Drinking alcohol can cause fluctuations in your blood sugar levels, which can cause you to develop diabetes. Studies have found that people who drink more than four drinks a day are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Alcohol can cause fluctuations in...
The Dangers of Black Tar Heroin

The Dangers of Black Tar Heroin

Black tar heroin is a form of heroin that looks like tar or hard, black pellets. It usually comes in the form of small, twisted pieces or shards and is dark brown or black. This type of heroin is made from morphine but has not been processed into a white powder form...
5 Factors That Impact Addiction Recovery Success Rates

5 Factors That Impact Addiction Recovery Success Rates

There is no standard definition of rehab. Consequently, there is no standardized way to measure the success of addiction treatments. However, this is also common for other chronic conditions. Estimates believe anywhere between 40 to 60 percent of patients who attend...
5 Reasons Why Drugs Are a Problem in Society

5 Reasons Why Drugs Are a Problem in Society

Almost 92,000 people in the United States died from a drug-involved overdose in 2020. Accidental drug overdose is one of the leading causes of death among people under 45. Synthetic opioids, psychostimulants, cocaine, and prescription opioids were the most common...

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