From his memoir of heroin addiction, Richie Farrell describes the last moments of a planned heroin overdose. A brief look at what happens during a heroin overdose, and a dying man's thoughts about the events which drove him to heroin.
Step 1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. Are you struggling with Step 1 in AA? Read more about how you can apply Step 1 in your life in this passage from Rabbi Shais Taub.
Can taking Vicodin harm you? Worried about Vicodin adverse effects? We review the adverse side effects of taking Vicodin here. Taken from the drug label itself!
3 great ideas for non alcoholic Christmas punch. Plus, a cold frosty twist on an original milkshake, Drink recipes that will get your holidays warm, but not "lit".
Looking for ways to stay clean and sober on the weekend? We review the most essential weekend relapse prevention tips here.
Dr. Jana Burson, who treats opiate addiction using methadone, presents methadone myths and methadone facts here. This is the first article in a series of posts to get the facts about methadone to you, the public.
Ever sneak into a friend's wife's shower and bathroom to score some Percoset? Heroin addicts like Richie Farrell will do anything to get a fix. From his book "What's Left of Us", this heroin addicts story is the real thing. More heroin addicts stories inside.
Is one year the standard methadone treatment guideline in opiate addiction? Not by far. Learn why methadone treatment for opiate addiction works better in the long term, and what research supports multiple year methadone treatment. Guidelines in opiate addiction here.
The latest video game addiction statistics. Plus, symptoms of video game addiction and a timeline of video game addiction causes of death. Video game addiction: can it be so severe that it causes death?
Most Vicodin tablets look like a regular white pill. Click here for pictures and full description of what Vicodin, Vicodin ES and Vicodin HP look like.
What do people call cocaine? From the suburban bathrooms to the urban nightclubs, we reveal over 100+ cocaine slang words here. Thanks to the Office of National Drug Control Policy's database, this comprehensive list of slang words for cocaine can be used by schools, parents, social workers or addiction professionals. Click here to read or add to Addiction Blog's list of cocaine slang.