Fibromyalgia and Pain Medication Addiction

When most people hear someone talking about the terrible pain of those suffering from Fibromyalgia, they may not be quite sure what that specifically entails. Often described as a disorder characterized by chronic widespread body pain, Fibromyalgia symptoms may...

4 Tips for Setting Realistic Goals in Recovery

Getting sober is almost like starting a new job. You begin by making a list of things you want to accomplish, knowing who you want to impress, and doing your best not to screw it up. In a way, sobriety is a job. It’s a lot of work to stay sober, and there are things...
Kratom Addiction

Kratom Addiction

Introduction Kratom has been legalised in the United States. Therefore, it is sold as a safe substance. But is it true that kratom is safe? That may not be true. Studies have shown that kratom does have addictive properties. Kratom is marketed as a pain reliever,...
Not Enough Done For Addicts

Not Enough Done For Addicts

Not Enough Done For Addicts NEWS / 18 NOVEMBER 2018, 10:00AM / LERATO DIALE Legendary musician Hugh Masekela battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, leading him to establish the Musicians and Artists Assistance Programme of SA (Maapsa) in partnership with other...
Not Enough Done For Addicts

Not Enough Done For Addicts

Article taken from: https://www.iol.co.za/sundayindependent/news/not-enough-done-for-addicts-18165631 NEWS / 18 NOVEMBER 2018, 10:00AM / LERATO DIALE Legendary musician Hugh Masekela battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, leading him to establish the Musicians...

The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis Is Not Just An American Epidemic JOS, Nigeria – Bolu and his parents sat frozen in the car. Sweat was pouring down Bolu’s back, and he knew it wasn’t just the effects of suddenly coming off the tramadol and the codeine and the booze...