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6 What is Tramadol used for?

What is Tramadol used for?

October 15th, 2010

Tramadol use is medically indicated for pain relief of many medical conditions. Learn how, when and why doctors prescribe Tramadol, and why people are starting to use Tramadol recreationally here. Plus, discuss possible Tramadol addiction symptoms in our comment section.

7 7 tips on alcoholism intervention

7 tips on alcoholism intervention

October 14th, 2010

For friends or family, alcoholism intervention can be scary. I speak from experience and offer tips on alcoholism intervention and how to present your concerns to a friend or loved one about possible alcoholism.

145 Is Tramadol a narcotic?

Is Tramadol a narcotic?

October 13th, 2010

Yes and No. The DEA and FDA don't think that Tramadol's potential for abuse is high enough to make it a narcotic. But its qualities are narcotic-like. Should Tramadol become an official narcotic? We discuss here.

28 Is Ambien a narcotic?

Is Ambien a narcotic?

October 11th, 2010

How does the DEA classify Ambien? Narcotic or not? Learn more about Ambien, what is does and its potential for prescription drug addiction here. Also, we discuss whether Ambien should be considered a narcotic, or not here. Join the dialogue.

BOOK REVIEW: True story memoir

BOOK REVIEW: True story memoir "Addict at 10"

October 10th, 2010

This memoir aims to educate people about addiction and its treatment, help addicts move beyond the past, and inspire them to fulfill their potential. But it totally misses the mark. As always, my honest opinion about what to add (OR NOT) to your recovery library.

8 What is Vicodin used for?

What is Vicodin used for?

October 9th, 2010

Straight facts on what vicodin is used for, both medically and for recreation. Come discuss the addictive qualities of Vicodin and its use here.

11 How do you cure video game addiction?

How do you cure video game addiction?

October 6th, 2010

Should video gamers totally abstain from gaming in order to recover from gaming addiction? We look at what the experts recommend and discuss possible recovery strategies for video game addiction here.

1 Video game 911 call – Should parents cop out their kids?

Video game 911 call – Should parents cop out their kids?

October 4th, 2010

We discuss classic addiction intervention techniques of parents with teens who are video game addicts here. Why? Because last December a mom in Boston called the cops when her son wouldn't stop playing video games. Would you go to this length in order to intervene in a computer addiction? Join the debate about the social and moral obligations parents have when it comes to addiction.

1 Top 10 adverse side effects of prescription drugs

Top 10 adverse side effects of prescription drugs

August 30th, 2010

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a fact guide about prescription and obver-the-counter medications. We review the top three classes of prescription drugs typically misused, and their side effects in this brief synopsis.

6 Top 10 search queries for prescription drugs online

Top 10 search queries for prescription drugs online

August 15th, 2010

Over 54,000 people search the internet to buy prescription drugs (legally or illegally) every day. Although some search terms are generic, others are highly specific and targeted by medication. Here's a brief look at the Top 10 keywords related to buying prescription drugs online.

7 Florida pain clinics – Too much or too little regulation?

Florida pain clinics – Too much or too little regulation?

August 7th, 2010

Need a fix? Why not join the thousands of others who are heading to Florida to get legal doses of pain pills? Well, the state legislature is hoping to make that more difficult. More info on how laws are toughening up on Florida pain clinics.

27Diary of a Heroin Addict

Diary of a Heroin Addict

October 14th, 2010

The real life of a heroin addict is not pretty. This diary entry is a brief look at the immediate needs of a heroin addict on a day-to-day basis. From his latest book "What's Left of Us", Richie Farrell tells it what it's like to be a heroin addict in real and scary terms.

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SAMSHA / SAMHSA – A source of drug addiction recovery help?

October 8th, 2010

The U.S. government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) just updated their website. Yay. Although their core mission is to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness on our communities, their technological tools and marketing efforts are sadly behind the times. We explore here.

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3BOOK REVIEW: What’s left of us: a memoir of addiction

BOOK REVIEW: What’s left of us: a memoir of addiction

September 4th, 2010

This autobiographical tale of a seven day detox for heroin is an honest, candid and surprising look into what motivates a drug and sex addict. More here on why you should buy this book!

1BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Bottom

BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Bottom

August 10th, 2010

This book promises to tell you how to keep "secret alcoholics" from hurting your business. Does it live up to its promises to help you protect the workplace? As always, an honest review here.

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