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Heroin abuse continues to rise despite criminalization
12-23-16 Category: Addiction, Substance Abuse

Opium, the poppy plant derivative used to make heroin, was first referred to in 3400 B.C. in Mesopotamia. It has been abused in the U.S. since after the American Civil War, and its use despite criminalization has continued to skyrocket, resulting in the overcrowding of prisons, hospitals and mental health treatment facilities. The use of […]


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A person in recovery
11-29-16 Category: Addiction, Medicine, Recovery

On June 9, Seth Mnookin wrote an article for STAT that quickly went viral. As someone in recovery for heroin addiction, he described a particularly frightening incident in which kidney stones became lodged in his ureter during a flight from Miami to Boston. After being wheeled from the airplane on a gurney, Mnookin quickly found […]


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Kratom therapy to painkillers
09-13-16 Category: Addiction, Therapy, Treatment

Kratom is an herbal medicine that comes from a tropical tree indigenous to Southeast Asia, where it is widely known as “nature’s Vicodin.” In the United States, it has become increasingly available and used for its stimulant, analgesic and opioid-like effects for the self-treatment of opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, chronic pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety […]


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vital to take responsibility
07-07-16 Category: Addiction, Recovery

“It’s not my fault — it’s a disease.” “My family has a history of addiction, so it makes sense that I’m an addict, too.” “My parents drove me to drink.” “My significant other drove me to drink.” “My mental health drove me to drink.” “If things at work weren’t so stressful, I wouldn’t need to […]


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Drug abuse trends in Northern and Southern California

The Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG) — a network of local substance abuse experts — reported semiannually on drug trends and emerging issues in major metropolitan areas and several states across the United States, and was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 1976 to 2014. Area representatives reported the most recent […]


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Intravenous opioid use raises hepatitis
04-19-16 Category: Addiction, Health, Substance Abuse

“Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, federal statistics show, with more than 47,000 drug overdose deaths in 2014, about 19,000 linked to prescription pain pills and 10,600 ties to heroin,” according to an article. The opioid prescription epidemic is not new and many governing bodies including the Centers […]

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