Sentencing of Silk Road Website Creator

A regular marketplace for drug sellers and buyers, this website was made popular in June 2011 when an article was published about it in a trade magazine.

Tide Detergents Stolen in Exchange for Drugs

Thieves reported that a single bottle could be exchanged for $5.00 in cash or $10.00 in weed or crack cocaine.

Krokodil Drug Use in US

The drug is made from codeine tablets with lighter fluid or paint thinner, and is a highly toxic substance.

Preventing Relapses by Embracing Prolapses

A prolapse occurs when one is able to identify the triggers contributing to the relapse, increase outside support and create a viable plan to move forward.

The Rising Epidemic of Heroin Addiction

Heroin in today's market is less expensive than ever before and more abundant in availability, which has contributed to its increased usage.

Why Relapse Happens and How to Avoid Them

Being aware of these 3 relapse signs can help you be mindful and avoid your own triggers before relapse happens

Are E-cigarettes the Lesser of Two Evils?

The chemicals used for the vapors in e-cigarettes has risen since their early inception, denting its image as the healthy alternative to tobacco.

How Alcohol May Be Disrupting Your Sleep

Many believe that alcohol has a calming effect on the central nervous system, but many scientific studies suggest it actually causes sleep disruptions.

Vicodin Changes from Schedule 3 to Schedule 2: What This Means

Prescriptions could previously be issued for up to 180 days of medication under the Schedule III rating. Now they are limited to 30 days.

The Challenges of Being a Retiree and Functioning Alcoholic

According to one writer, retirement can be a stressful situation for everyone, and particularly so for the alcoholic in recovery.