Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Senate Bill To Fight Addiction


In recent news, the House passed a bill to help combat the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. For those who are addicted to prescription painkillers or have a loved one who is struggling with addiction, this is incredible news. With the debates that happen in Washington D.C., it’s amazing to see that both parties are in agreement that the opioid epidemic is something that needs to be addressed and combatted. On May 13, with a vote of 400 to 5, [...]

The Senate Bill To Fight Addiction2016-05-26T16:47:29-07:00

From Vicodin to Heroin: Why Prescription Opioids Lead to Addiction


  While it is common knowledge that some prescription drugs can be addictive, it is less known that there is a direct tie between prescription drug abuse and heroin use. When confronted with this knowledge, many people are confused. How could using things like painkillers lead to using heroin? The truth is as surprising as it is tragic. Most people that abuse prescription drugs do so with things like OxyContin and Vicodin that are, like heroin, opioids. Unfortunately, they falsely believe [...]

From Vicodin to Heroin: Why Prescription Opioids Lead to Addiction2016-05-10T08:47:08-07:00