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What Is Heroin And What It Can Do To You

I think we all want to know about what heroin really is and how Heroin Detox really looks like. People…

The Notoriously Nasty Side-Effects of Crystal Meth

by Jerome Viveiros Even after two years clean, I still have days when I miss using meth. Days is a bit…

12 Step Program & Ear Acupuncture

I have been working with the twelve step program for over three years now.  During my time here I have…

New Features for The Real Edition!

A REAL community! It’s been just about 2 months since our official launch, and we’ve been overwhelmed with the amount…

The Great American Relapse

A Health Crisis in Need of Rehabilitation: Part 1: The Great American Relapse A health crisis could strike at any…

Is Psilocybin the Next Cannabis?

Given the mounting evidence for their medical benefits, magic mushrooms could be the next substance to challenge the legal status…

The Most Dangerous Habit? Theories of Addiction: Part 2

We’ve come a long way in understanding addiction and the underlying neurobiology; however, there are a lot of theories attempting…

Binge Drinking and Teens: What’s the Connection?

What is it about alcohol that draws teens in? Is the lure of a good time or the making of…

Benzodiazepine Addiction & Withdrawal

A benzodiazepine is a psychoactive drug (sometimes colloquially “benzo”; often abbreviated “BZD”) whose core chemical structure is the fusion of…