When It's Time for Rehab (7 Most Common Signs)

One of the biggest challenges we face in our lives is knowing when to reach for a lifeline. Whether it’s the stress of work or relationships, we’re trained to believe that we’re meant to be able to handle all of life’s obstacles on our own. But sometimes our problems outgrow our capabilities. Sometimes we try to cope in ways that don’t seem that bad until they begin to hurt those around us. A glass of wine doesn’t seem so bad after a long, tiring day of work until it becomes a bottle of wine every day just to make it to the next....more

What Is Heroin And What It Can Do To You

I think we all want to know about what heroin really is.People get heroin because it’s the cheaper opioid. ...more

I Didn't Know I Was Addicted to a Drug 40 Times More Potent Than Heroin... Until I Tried Getting Off of It

I remember clearly the first time I experienced true withdrawal. Cheering my brother on in a triathlon in Washington DC on a particularly bright and hot summer day, I was soon a pool of sweat. My jaw wouldn't stop grinding my teeth from side to side.My bones felt like they were on fire, screaming to be shattered by a hammer into a hundred pieces or, at the very least, for my joints to be popped out of their sockets. My head was a drum. I writhed the five-hour drive home.I was physically addicted to an opioid painkiller, Fentanyl; 40-50 times more potent than pharmaceutical-grade heroin. ...more
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Warning For Parents – New Deadly Synthetic Drug – Video

This new drug has caused at least 19 deaths nationwide.“NBOMe,” named after the chemical components used to make it. ...more

Headbangers, rejoice!

I came of age in the 1980s. My husband, being 10 years older than me, came of age in the 1970s. This creates some difficulties because he thinks real music was 1970s music and 1980s stuff was awful. I think he’s delusional. Besides, 1970s “music” is depressing. Go Duran Duran!...more

Have You Ever Woke Up To A Gun Pointed At You?

They were standing inside at my front door with their guns pointed at me.I was awakened with yelling.  ...more

DEAR ANONYMOUS DRUG ADDICT (A Letter Of Hope)

I’m just going to tell you, this is to my daughter.I hope you don’t have this problem, but you can talk to me anytime, if you do. ...more

How To Get Through Holidays When Your Child Is In Jail For Drug Use

How To Get Through Holidays When Your Child Is In Jail For Drug Use...more

Mother Served Alcohol To 13 Year Olds!

 Mother Served Alcohol To 13 Year Olds! This girl is now 22 and has told me a lot about her younger years I never knew. When she was 13, her friends mother served them alcohol. This is how her problem with drug addiction all started. I hope this helps some of you that have teens and pre-teens. ...more
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