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Cocaine, commonly known as “coke” or “blow”, is a stimulant drug that is mostly known for its addictive recreational use. It is recognizable as a white powder made from the leaves of the coca plant derived from South America. Illegal street dealers often mix it...

T3s, formally known as Tylenol with Codeine #3, is a commonly prescribed pain killer with the intended use of relieving mild to moderate pain. It is made of acetaminophen, the narcotic pain reliever called codeine, and sometimes caffeine. T3s are administered orally, usually as a...

Fentanyl is one of the strongest opiate drugs on the market. It is not a long-lasting drug so it is often used for surgery recovery and for breakthrough pain - meaning that when a person is already taking an opiate but has temporary pain that...

In 1995, medical researchers devised a way to decrease the number of people who abused prescription painkillers. Morphine and Oxycodone had previously been prescribed in large doses that made it simple to achieve an extreme high. Pharmacies started to offer these drugs in time-released capsules...

This week someone asked me if I would kick them off the program if they continued to use drugs or did some cocaine. He was surprised when I told him that we do not practice that way. We follow the principles of harm...

I have been meaning to write about the stigma that people with addiction face for a long time.  It is an issue which upsets me a great deal.  People that are trying to get help for their issues are truly amazing. They have taken it...

Tips for staying sober over the Holidays Most people know the holidays can be a period of emotional highs and lows. Loneliness, anxiety, happiness and sadness are common feelings, sometimes experienced in startling succession. The bad news is the holiday blues can trigger relapse for people recovering...