Professional _ Collegiate Athletes are Not Immune to Substance Abuse

Professional _ Collegiate Athletes are Not Immune to Substance Abuse

Professional and collegiate athletes are not immune to substance abuse. Often this substance abuse is caused due to an injury that they received opioids for the pain. It can also come from using performance enhancing drugs such as steroids.  The other reason is...
8 Qualities You Should Find in a Sponsor

8 Qualities You Should Find in a Sponsor

Now that you are in a recovery program and talking to counselors about your addiction and any other health issues, you are starting to feel better. However, in 90 or 120 days, you will be leaving the recovery center, so you need to find yourself a sponsor. What is a...
The Opioid Crisis in America: Truth versus Myths

The Opioid Crisis in America: Truth versus Myths

We hear about the opioid crisis in America all the time. The news continually gives negative headlines when it comes to opioids, the more sensational, the better. But, do you know the truth versus the myths of the opioid crisis? Let’s take a look at the truth versus...
What are Barbiturates and What Effects do They Have

What are Barbiturates and What Effects do They Have

Barbiturates are sedatives; they depress the central nervous system and are used to treat insomnia, seizures such as epilepsy, and headaches, or as a pre-operative sedative at the hospital.  These medications are classed as a schedule II, meaning they have an explicit...

California Law and Marijuana Possession

On January 1, 2018, new California drug laws went into effect that made sales of recreational marijuana legal. This law is known as Proposition 64. However, there are still some stipulations about how much marijuana a person can possess without being at risk for...