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What Is Codeine Used to Treat?

What Is Codeine Used to Treat?

When prescribed Codeine is used to help relieve mild to moderate pain. It sounds innocent enough, Codeine is used to treat pain. However, codeine has a darker side; a legacy that’s defined by addiction and overdose.

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs

The “war on drugs” is a term that we have all heard and are familiar with. It has become synonymous with U.S. drug policy and has a convoluted past. This war has had unintended consequences and the motives behind it are at times, questionable.

Why Do People Smoke Crack Cocaine?

Why Do People Smoke Crack Cocaine?

Throughout my time in active addiction and recovery, I’ve only met three people whose drug of choice was crack cocaine. There have been plenty of cocaine and meth addicts but only those three people specifically sought out crack. To me, it seemed like a rare drug. It...

Smoking in Recovery

Smoking in Recovery

At most meetings, people are hanging out and socializing beforehand and afterward. Sometimes this is called the meeting before the meeting or the meeting after the meeting. It’s a great way for newcomers to meet people and for friends to catch up with each other, to...

What Do I Do For A Heroin Overdose?

What Do I Do For A Heroin Overdose?

Drug overdoses are unfortunately more common than we may think. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there has been an increase of 137 percent of drug overdoses nationwide since 2000. Furthermore, there has been a 200 percent increase...