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9 How long does Demerol stay in your system?

How long does Demerol stay in your system?

October 21st, 2010

Demerol generally stays in your system for a very short amount of time. But how long should you wait before drug testing for Demerol? We discuss Demerol's half life here, the period of time necessary for 1/2 the drug to be eliminated or disintegrated by natural processes. And a brief discussion of the addictive nature of Demerol here.

1 What Is Demerol used for?

What Is Demerol used for?

October 20th, 2010

Demerol is used for pain relief and as an analgesic and pre-operative medication. But are there other medical uses for Demerol? Learn how, when and why doctors prescribe Demerol, and why people are starting to use Demerol for fun or relaxation. Plus, discuss possible Demerol addiction symptoms in our comment section.

8 Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette – Top 10 cigarette/drug combos

Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette – Top 10 cigarette/drug combos

October 16th, 2010

Ever wonder what to call a cigarette laced with cocaine? Here are Top 10 street names and descriptions for drugs mixed with cigarettes. Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette, plus some.

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.

27 Diary 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.

30 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.

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

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.

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.

3 BOOK 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!

10What is Adderall used for?

What is Adderall used for?

October 18th, 2010

Adderall use is prescribed for specific medical conditions. Learn how, when and why doctors prescribe Adderall and why people use Adderall for non medical reasons. Plus, discuss what to do if you have possible signs of Adderall addiction. More on What is Adderall, its abuse and addiction potential here.

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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.

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8What 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.

1Video 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.

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