I Lost My Hand Because of Tranq and My Legs Are Next

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Once a renowned varsity field hockey player and esteemed dog groomer, Kelsey’s bright future is now dimmed by her Tranq (Xylazine) addiction. Having lost a hand and at risk of losing her legs, she’s been denied treatment at multiple East Coast centers due to her severe wounds. This article delves into the dangers of ‘Tranq’ while sharing Kelsey’s poignant journey.

Why Was I Assigned So Many DUI Class Hours?

DUI classes are required for DUI charges, with hours varying based on factors. This helps people understand the seriousness of impaired driving and the state’s duty to protect the public.

The Double Edged Sword of Recovery Influencers

Recovery influencers do more than share stories; they build connections and fight stigmas on social media. This article examines the complexity of recovery influencer’s relationship with their followers, examining how their actions can ripple through the community, affecting trust and shaping the general view of the recovery journey.     What Recovery Influencers Bring to […]

Portugal Drug Policy Faces Scrutiny Amid Rising Concerns

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The nation is grappling with emerging challenges two decades after Portugal revolutionized its approach to drug policy, pioneering a decriminalization model that inspired similar efforts globally. Though the Portuguese model reduced HIV transmission rates, overdose deaths, and prison populations, urban centers like Porto now witness an alarming resurgence of visible drug use and related criminal […]

1 in 10 Americans Have Lost a Loved One to Drug Overdose

In a country celebrated for its achievements, a harrowing statistic casts a dark shadow: Nearly 1 in 10 American adults have experienced the indescribable pain of losing a family member to a drug overdose. That’s more than the population of New York City alone grappling with such devastating grief. As the epidemic spirals, it’s crucial […]

Biden Administration Invests $450M towards Overdose Epidemic

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The Biden Administration has committed a considerable sum of $450 million to combat America’s overdose crisis, a significant step forward. This commitment is not just about money; it is a powerful declaration to tackle one of the most significant health issues in the United States. Dive in as we unpack this game-changing move and explore […]

Celebrating National Recovery Month: A Beacon of Support, Healing, and Hope

September is National Recovery Month, a powerful reminder of the strength and resilience that individuals battling substance use disorders possess. With the tagline “Every Person, Every Family, Every Community,” this month emphasizes the transformative power of treatment and highlights that recovery is possible for everyone. In this article, we cover the background and objectives of […]

Is It ‘Tranq’? How To Know If You Or A Loved One Is Using Xylazine

The misuse of Xylazine, also known as ‘Tranq,’ has become a growing concern for public health. Originally intended for veterinary medicine, humans are now using this drug for its sedative, anesthetic, and muscle-relaxing properties–often with dangerous consequences. As its misuse continues to rise, it’s crucial to recognize the signs and symptoms of Xylazine exposure or […]

Navigating Pet Care During Your Rehab Journey

Going to rehab is a monumental step toward recovery and wellness, but it’s also a time fraught with logistical and emotional challenges. One often overlooked aspect is the question of what to do with your pets while you’re away. For many, pets are more than just animals; they are emotional anchors, companions, and even considered […]