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How Does Heroin Affect Your Brain?

Serious Effects of Heroin on the Brain Heroin is a highly addictive and widely abused illegal opioid drug, one that is responsible for thousands of overdose-related deaths on an annual basis. Over the past several years, rates of heroin abuse and overdose death related to heroin have been on the rise throughout the country. According […]

What is Lucemyra and How Does it Work?

What is Lucemyra Used for Opiate Treatment? Lucemyra is a non-opioid medication designed to help men and women over 18 overcome the more severe symptoms associated with opioid withdrawal. It’s important to note that while this medication can be extremely effective, it is not a treatment for opioid abuse or addiction. It does not completely […]

Studies Show Opioid Overdoses Have Risen Because of Covid-19

Covid-19 Pandemic Increases Opiate Overdoses More than 70,000 lives were lost in 2019 due to drug overdoses. It’s no secret that the United States has been experiencing an opioid epidemic for the last several years. More programs have been put into place to help those that suffer, and these programs are easily accessible to anyone, […]

Does Opioid Abuse Create Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety Can Fuel Substance Abuse Opioids are a type of drug that includes illicit drugs like heroin and prescription painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine (to name a few). Prescription opioids are used to treat moderate or severe pain and are not prescribed unless necessary seeing as they have a very high potential for […]