Understanding Fentanyl: What is it? What Should I Know?

Understanding Fentanyl: What is it? What Should I Know?

What is Fentanyl? To put it simply, fentanyl is a synthetic opioid drug. What that means is that, like morphine, it is produced in labs, considered a “downer,” and works by affecting the pain receptors in the brain so as to reduce feelings and perception...
How Fentanyl Addiction Affects the Brain

How Fentanyl Addiction Affects the Brain

There’s been a 540% increase in fentanyl overdose deaths over the last three years alone. Many drug abusers don’t even realize that they are taking fentanyl. This prescription opioid is being mixed in with other illicit drugs, like cocaine. Those who are struggling...
The Opioid Crisis in Palm Beach

The Opioid Crisis in Palm Beach

These days, it seems nearly impossible to read anything about addiction without hearing about the opioid epidemic. We hear it regulated to specific areas, such as California or New England. In some cases, you might specifically hear about a heroin epidemic or...

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