Detox Definition

If you’ve abused drugs or alcohol for an extended period of time, you’re likely to experience withdrawal if you suddenly reduce or stop usage. This is because your body develops a dependency on the drug–physical, psychological, or both. Your body begins to believe that it needs the substance to perform properly. The best way to…

Young man wondering 'what are opioids?'

What are Opioids?

There is an opioid epidemic in the United States, and more and more families are asking, “What are opioids?” Opioids are a synthetic form of opiates, which are highly addictive narcotics that come from opium. Medical science turned to opioids for pain management because they found that the drug can block pain. The problem is…