Families and the Hardships of Addiction

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average 100 people die every day in the United States from drug overdoses. Most involve prescription drugs. This is a huge number of preventable deaths that unfortunately affects close friends and family members, including many children. Prescription drug abuse is a major growing public […]

Kratom: Legal and Dangerous

Kratom, also known as Mitragyna speciosa, is a tree native to Southeast Asia. It is from the same family as the coffee tree. The leaves of the kratom tree have been used medicinally by herbalists for millennia as both a stimulant (low doses) and sedative (higher doses). It is a painkiller, anti-diarrheal, traditional treatment for […]