Marijuana is one of the most commonly used substances in the United States. Millions of Americans use the drug and since recreational use of marijuana has been legalized in some states, this has only made the substance more popular. There are, however, different forms of marijuana. Two of the most
The opioid crisis in the United States has affected more than 2 million Americans. Because of this, there is always an ongoing search for the most effective course of treatment to treat opioid addiction. One method to help treat substance abuse is by administering medication assisted treatments. For
Stimulant drugs are nothing new. Drugs like cocaine and meth are notorious for providing users an incredible high, euphoria, and intense energy. But new types of stimulants are increasingly becoming popular especially in young adults. Vyvanse is one of these drugs. Often compared to the study drug
“Got a yellow school bus and the xanny fell on my lap…” This is a line in a rap song that may not seem suspicious at first listen but if you’re familiar with drug slang, you’ll know that this line actually refers to a particular medication that is popularly used as a recreational drug – Xanax. In
If you have someone close to you who is suffering from depression, it can be difficult to know exactly what to say. You don’t want to offend them or sound insensitive to what they are feeling. At the same time, you don’t want to ignore that there is definitely something wrong. The reality is that
Do you know that doctors can legally prescribe drugs that may not be primarily designed for the condition that you have? This practice is called “off-label” prescribing. This is the reason why you may find yourself taking drugs prescribed by your doctor that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Do you know that anxiety disorders affect nearly 40 million people in the United States? Anxiety disorder is defined as the persistent, excessive, and overwhelming feeling of worry. Most people who are suffering from anxiety disorders often struggle to go through their everyday lives because they
All over the world, the coronavirus pandemic has made governments enforce lockdowns, quarantine, and stay at home orders. This crisis has also halted group gatherings which means people cannot go to concerts, restaurants, schools, churches, and even support group meetings for people in recovery.
With lockdowns and stay at home orders being issued all around the world, many people are finding themselves stuck indoors. If you recently traveled, have been exposed to someone with Covid-19, or if you have any similar symptoms, you will be advised to practice self-quarantine inside your home.