Opiate Addiction Explained

People rarely distinguish between opioid and opiate addiction today. Initially, opiates were produced with parts of the poppy plant to make potent painkillers. Opioids are synthetic drugs made in a lab and they have the same characteristics and effects as the opiate...

What is Oxycontin?

Most of us have heard about the opioid crisis and about drug abuse issues in this country. What many people don’t realize, however, is that Oxycontin is still one of the opioid drugs most frequently abused by users in the United States. With the emergence of more...