Loneliness is a dangerous emotion to those who are recovering from addiction. Feeling alone or isolated from the rest of the world is an overwhelming feeling that may consume you and ultimately lead to the urge to pick up a drink or a drug.
A new study has found that patients who use both prescription painkillers and medical marijuana are no more likely to abuse other drugs. The study—which was conducted at a medical cannabis clinic—did show that users have a higher rate of substance abuse than the general population, but it also found that medical marijuana users aimed […]
Despite the U.S. only being home to 5 percent of the world’s population, 80 percent of prescription pain pills are consumed here. Prescription painkiller overdoses now kill more Americans than car accidents, with one death every 19 minutes on average. These statistics are shocking, but Dr. Sanjay Gupta, writing for CNN, puts forward the case […]