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Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) is a dark, leafy green herbal plant native to Southeast Asia and is also commonly imported into the United States for distribution. At low doses, kratom has a stimulating effect and can induce pleasant feelings and energy. At higher doses, effects tend
According to estimates reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), as many as 30 percent of illicitly made stimulants in the United States are diverted for non-medical or recreational purposes. This fact is particularly concerning because Americans use around 80 percent of the
Giving up an active addiction is a vital first step. Still, it is not usually enough to ensure future happiness for the person because there will usually be a reason why the person began to engage in substance abuse in the first place. Among of
Alcoholism is a disease commonly stigmatized by society. For this reason, many individuals who abuse alcohol and those close to them deny or overlook overt signs there is a problem. This is a potentially destructive and life-threatening approach, however, as abuse can swiftly turn into
Pill addiction can develop after a person has become physically or emotionally dependent on prescription drugs. This condition can happen unexpectedly, gradually over time, due to regular use, or it can occur due to misuse. Taking too much of the drug too often or using
Opiates are natural, intoxicating compounds derived from the opium poppy. These include codeine, morphine, and thebaine. Opiates are commonly used to treat pain and other health disorders. The term “opiate” also sometimes refers to semi-synthetic substances culled from these natural substances, including heroin. Opioids, comparatively,