Laced Heroin Growing Increasingly More Common in Indiana

Laced Heroin Growing Increasingly More Common in Indiana Heroin in Indiana has shown increased amount of laced substances, Delaware County Prosecutor Jeffrey Arnold informed The Star Press. Consistent with issues other Midwestern states are facing – stronger and stronger opioids are being cut with heroin. Police officers are finding heroin laced with opiates such as fentanyl and carfentanil,… Read More

Louisville Family’s Son Overdoses in the Middle of Writing a Sentence

Louisville Family’s Son Overdoses in the Middle of Writing a Sentence The family of a young Louisville family is attempting to pick up the pieces after their son died of an overdose just hours before he was scheduled to begin rehab. Adam Cooley, just 27 years of age, was found overdosed in his bed after his last bender… Read More

After Years of Addiction, Former “Bachelorette” Suitor Passes at 31

Austin Resident and former “Bachelorette” Suiter, Michael Nance, has reportedly passed on. Sources say that a specific cause of death has yet to be named, but shortly after his time on the infamous dating show, he revealed had struggled with an addiction to prescription pills, but said that he had been two years’ sober at the time of filming…. Read More

Suicide: The Hidden Tragedy Behind The Scenes of Casino Gambling

Suicide: The Hidden Tragedy Behind The Scenes of Casino Gambling Beneath the glamour and excitement of casino gambling lies a little-known truth. While the vast majority of recreational gamblers find gambling entertaining and leave at the end of the day or night with their wallets and spirits intact, for some 3 1/2 % of our population (some 10… Read More

Northeast and Midwest Rank the Highest in the Country for Opiate-Related Drug Overdose Deaths

Midwest and Northeast Rank the Highest in the Country for Opiate-Related Drug Overdose Deaths A complete 180-degree turn from the 80’s and 90’s heroin crisis that was largely concentrated in large cities, today’s opioid epidemic is rapidly growing in rural communities. A new article from The Economist cites data supporting: the fact that,”Deaths are highest in the Midwest and north-east,… Read More

West Virgina Opiate Upsurge Draws Attention From U.S. Health Secretary

West Virgina state and local policymakers met with federal government officials this week to discuss the state’s ongoing opiate epidemic. Healthcare, Medicaid, and access to substance abuse treatment were top priorities for Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch. The leaders came together in an attempt to come up with bi-partisan options to address the crippling drug… Read More

Scott Baio’s Surprising Comments on Sudden Death of Happy Days Co-star Erin Moran

Scott Baio’s Surprising Comments on Sudden Death of Happy Days Co-star Erin Moran The beloved actress behind Joanie Cunningham, Erin Moran, of Happy Days fame, passed away after a lengthy battle with addiction and as of late, cancer. A household name in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Erin Moran leaves behind her mourning fans and an enduring legacy… Read More

Commonly Believed Alcohol Myths

Commonly Believed Alcohol Myths America has a long relationship with alcohol. Throughout the years, it seems as though alcohol has become a staple in this country as a symbol of freedom and even democracy. Although alcohol has remained despite time and government control, it still has its dangers. Because of America’s love for this toxic chemical concoction, there… Read More

Why So Many People in Addiction Recovery Get Heavily Into Fitness

Why So Many People in Addiction Recovery Get Heavily Into Fitness There are many people in addiction recovery who find themselves getting into fitness and wellness after the treatment process. Many of these people are so involved that they begin to compete in whatever sport it is they love – Jui Jitsu, running, surfing, triathlons, soccer, etc. These… Read More

Recognizing Drug Cravings and Triggers During Aftercare

Drug Cravings

Recognizing Drug Cravings and Triggers During Aftercare Being prepared for the outside world after recovery treatment is crucial to recovery success. Staying informed, learning about oneself, and receiving support after rehab are all necessary steps to remaining sober. Obtaining sobriety is not solely abstaining from drugs or alcohol, it is also the start of a new life in… Read More