Series

October 17, 2016

‘Waiting to Exhale’: Heroin Laced with Elephant Tranquilizer Pushing Human Limits, Responder Resources Part 2

What is going on? So, the same question that we raised in a previous post about fentanyl naturally arises. Namely, why is a drug so incredibly […]
October 12, 2016

‘Waiting to Exhale’: Heroin Laced with Elephant Tranquilizer Pushing Human Limits,Response Resources Part 1

Overdoses Out of Control If you haven’t been following the latest storyline – and it hasn’t been developing for all that long now – you might […]
August 12, 2016

Helpful Herb or Toxic False Hope: New Concerns and Lingering Confusion over Plant-based Kratom (Part 2)

  Lack of Regulation & Legal Limbo Kratom use is rarely life-threatening when used on its own, but in Thailand where the plant is grown – […]
August 5, 2016

Helpful Herb or Toxic False Hope: New Concerns and Lingering Confusion over Plant-based Kratom (Part 1)

A leafy drug that has seen increased use in recent years as a means of easing withdrawal from opiates or attaining a new, as yet mostly […]
July 27, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 2)

The Scary Scope of the Problem When investigators reviewed a sudden increase of deaths in 2014 which appeared to be caused by heroin, they subsequently discovered […]
July 22, 2016

America, We Have a Problem: How Fentanyl is Changing the Landscape of the Opiate Crisis (Part 1)

When music legend Prince Rogers Nelson’s death this spring was officially attributed to an overdose on fentanyl, it represented another instance in which broad public attention […]
May 18, 2016

When Does Coping Go Self-Destructive? Trauma and the Pattern of Addiction: Part 2

Read the first part here: When Does Coping Go Self-Destructive? Trauma and the Pattern of Addiction   What is the Nature of the Connection? Trauma is […]
May 17, 2016

When Does Coping Go Self-Destructive? Trauma and the Pattern of Addiction: Part 1

When Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobby Kristina Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub last year due to complications from an apparent drug overdose, she chillingly recreated […]