When talking fails you, it may be time to try a different approach. Writing a letter to an addict is a good way to get your feelings out there and convince your loved one to get help, but there is a right and wrong way to go about this.
Loperamide, better known as Imodium, is an OTC antidiarrheal medication that is generally safe when taken according to the label. But people are taking the drug in high doses to get an opiate high and doing so can be dangerous and even deadly.
As we round out this decade and jump into 2020, it’s time to take a look back at drug addiction trends of the past decade. Drug addiction and alcoholism have made headlines across the country and the world, and new frightening drug use trends are painting a fearful new decade of addiction
There are many drug withdrawal symptoms that can be difficult to work through, and depression is a common symptom many people experience during withdrawals. Existing depression may worsen too, but supportive programs can help. More here.
Giving gifts that support good causes can help everyone this holiday season and beyond. Support those in recovery and reduce the stigmas surrounding addiction by supporting Banyan Cares this holiday season.
Opioid overdose survivors may struggle with brain damage issues that include memory loss and performance problems. Opioid overdose brain damage is more common than people may realize and is typically caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain during overdose. Learn more about this type of brain damage from drugs and how to prevent it.
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