paregoric liquid

The Dangers of Paregoric Liquid

Paregoric liquid, also known as anhydrous morphine or camphorated tincture of opium, is a Class III narcotic often prescribed for the treatment of severe diarrhea. It is prescribed for both …

drug detoxing while pregnant

Drug Detoxing While Pregnant

When pregnant, one of the main things you must do is think about your child. You are bringing a bundle of joy into this world. There are many things you …

The Heroin Detox Process

The heroin epidemic that has been sweeping the world is traumatizing to friends and family. In 2014 alone, about 435,000 people used heroin, in one form or another. Many people believe …

Facts About Whippets

What are Whippets? Whippets refer to empty canisters of whipped cream that can be used to inhale nitrous oxide (i.e. laughing gas). Nitrous oxide is a colorless gas with a somewhat …

What is Cotton Fever

She came into the emergency department with a fever and pain in her head and abdomen. Track marks lined her arms from injecting heroin. Following a series of tests, doctors …

Overcoming the Stigma of Addiction

It’s a sad reality. People treat other people differently – and discriminate against them – for a variety of reasons. People might view and treat other people as less than …

What Is Detox Like in Rehab?

This blog often discusses different tactics used to treat drug and alcohol abuse. One of the most common tactics is detoxification, or detox. Detox occurs at hospitals or rehab centers …