Cheap and Accurate Fentanyl Test Strips May Save LivesResearchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have been researching if inexpensive and accurate fentanyl test strips can help lower opioid overdoses. As reported by Johns Hopkins, a study to assess the feasibility of checking illicit street drugs ... Read More
Help With Substance Abuse
Substance abuse disorder is a diagnosable medical and mental health disorder. It becomes a disorder when it begins interfering with a person’s day-to-day life. It affects 21.5 million people over the age of 2012, yet many do not seek help. Here you will find articles cataloging the aspects and types of substance abuse. The experts at FHE Health identify trends and explain addiction risks for substances from Juul to inhalants.
Fentanyl Test Strips May Help Prevent Overdoses
New Opioid Vaccine Has Great Potential
Vaccine breakthrough may help addicts in recovery Underscoring the impact of the opioid crisis, the military is concerned with how the epidemic may be affecting the combat readiness of US troops. Officials at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have been working on a vaccine to help break the cravings that ... Read More
Pets Are Affected by Drugs and Alcohol, Too
Updated April 8, 2019 Pets Are Affected by Drugs and Alcohol, Too Addiction is a selfish disease. It is also a family disease. For most people, pets are family, too, and addiction affects them also. Pets are particularly sensitive to their master's feelings and are quick to take note when something's wrong. They also ... Read More
7 Things Everyone Should Know About Molly
Molly. It’s not what you think it is. If you simply Google “Molly,” articles will pop up claiming that the drug is pure MDMA, which is ecstasy’s active ingredient. People get wrapped up in the idea that Molly is safe because of its “purity.” They even go so far as to say it’s good for you since MDMA was originally ... Read More
What are Bath Salts?
They are designer drugs that come with street names such as Vanilla Sky, Purple Wave, Bliss, and Ivory Wave. They are ‘bath salts’ and not Epsom salts or perfumed crystals that we put in bathtubs. They have been the reason for numerous calls made to poison centers in the U.S. Bath salts are made of synthetic chemicals ... Read More
The Dangers of Roxicodone
Roxicodone is also known as oxycodone. It is an opioid given for pain management. Oxycodone has been used to treat the pain of moderate to severe pain levels. Opioids block the brain from sensing pain by binding itself to receptors. The medications are prescribed after surgery, disease or injuries where the pain is ... Read More
10 Reasons Why We Turn To Substance Abuse
A Look At The Reasons Why We Abuse Drugs And Alcohol Many of us know the challenges and struggles that come along with drug and alcohol addiction. Whether it’s financial, emotional, psychological, physical — the damage that substance abuse can have on our lives can be devastating in more ways than one. No one wants to ... Read More