Prescription drugs are one of the most abused categories of substances worldwide, so it is not surprising that the demand for prescription drug recovery treatment is currently on the rise.  This includes opiate drugs sold under the names OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet and Lortab as well as anti-anxiety drugs sold under the names Xanax, Valium and…

Prescription drug abuse is currently one of the biggest drug challenges for law enforcement and addiction recovery specialists.  At the forefront of the prescription drug abuse problem is OxyContin, a powerful opiate painkiller.  OxyContin is the brand name for oxycodone hydrochloride, a synthetic opiate pain medication that is manufactured by Purdue Phara.  This powerful narcotic…

There are many reasons substance abuse has skyrocketed over the last few years. Not only is substance abuse increasing, it is increasing among groups that were not thought to be susceptible before, such as preteens and religious group members. Whatever the reason and whoever the user, though, the positive side of this growing problem is…

This article will give you information on looking for a drug addiction center. You or someone you love could be suffering from the effects of abuse. They don’t need to deal with this on their own. There are trained professionals that can walk them through the healing process and provide them with the resources to…

Rohypnol or more popularly known as “roofies” is a date rape drug. If you feel that you have been administered this drug against your will then you need to find help immediately. This drug is usually used as an anesthesia and when taken improbably or against someone’s will it can be very dangerous. When a…

This article will give you useful information on detox for drug abuse. In order to help a person rid themselves of drugs and alcohol, they need to make sure that the body is fully cleansed. Detoxification can help the body and mind of the user do this. You need to work with health care professionals…