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A New Disturbing Trend: Drunkorexia

When you think of trends, things like music, fashion, and other fads may come to mind. When it comes to substance abuse, unfortunately, there are also trends that occur. One of these trends is called...

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Dangers of Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Chances are you have been prescribed a medication in your life and you were told by either your doctor or the pharmacist that it shouldn’t be mixed with alcohol. Even certain over-the-counter medications come with...

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Dangers of “The Heroin Nod”

It’s no secret that opioid abuse and addiction are major problems in the United States. Millions of people are affected every day by opioid addiction. What makes opioids so much more dangerous than other substances...

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Benzo Belly: What Causes It?

Benzo belly is a withdrawal symptom many people experience when quitting benzodiazepines, also known as benzos. People who try to quit cold turkey may have some uncomfortable consequences. Still, medical detoxes provide a safe way...

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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline: What Should I Expect?

Understanding what an opiate withdrawal timeline will look like is important for addicts and their loved ones. It is too common for users to reject even trying to become sober out of fear of opiate...

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