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Injecting Heroin: The Long and Short-Term Effects?

Injecting heroin is both illegal and extremely addictive. Heroin is a drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy plants. Heroin is a fast-acting opiate, and when injected, causes a surge of...

What Is Kratom And Why Is It Considered Dangerous?

Kratom is a tropical tree in the coffee family. It is widely found in southeastern Asian countries such as Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. The leaves of the kratom tree are used to relieve pain and improve mood as an opiate substitute and stimulant. Its...

Benefits of Group Counseling Sessions

Recovery from substance abuse is a long journey that can be even longer when that journey is taken in isolation. Having the support and encouragement of your peers who share your experiences can be a wonderful benefit in helping to keep you motivated and stay on the...

Eating Healthy During Recovery

Let’s face it. Eating healthy during recovery isn’t always the most fun thing in the world. It can be hard to pass up a gooey slice of pizza or a slice of birthday cake. But as we all know, eating a well-balanced diet is incredibly important for good health. Food...

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