Is Drug Addiction a Disease or a Choice?

is addiction a disease

It’s commonly questioned “is addiction a disease?” and it’s also commonly asked “is addiction a choice?” As a former addict, I wouldn’t feel comfortable telling a kid with cancer, “I understand, I have a disease to… It’s called addiction…” At the same time we’re talking about definitions and not emotions. It may feel wrong trying […]

Kratom: A Growing Treatment for Opioid Addiction

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Though limited in supply, kratom continues to grow rapidly as a treatment for opioid addiction by alleviating the opiate withdrawal. In this post, I will discuss why kratom is an effective treatment for opiate addiction. If you’re wondering “what is kratom?” I hope this article paints a clearer picture. What is kratom? Mitragyna Speciosa, also […]

psychedelic drugs

As a former psychonaut with vast experience from using various psychedelic drugs, I can look back on the psychedelic experience in retrospect. Explaining the experience is like explaining colors to a blind man. I can however give you a slight idea as to what the effects these compounds share. I can also share with you […]

How to Stay Sober

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If you’re wondering how to stay sober, I’m speaking to you as a recovering addict with over 4 years of sobriety. I’m not a counselor and I do not preach. I plan to merely meet you where you’re at. Hopefully my experience and strength will give you hope that staying sober is possible. At a […]

Is Ibogaine Treatment Effective for Opiate Addiction?

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What’s Ibogaine Treatment for People Struggling with Opiates? Ibogaine treatment comes from the use of a psychoactive plant with dissociative and psychedelic properties found in plants from the Apocynacae family which is native to various regions of the world. Ibogaine effects various neurotransmitters in the brain. It’s most potent as a serotonin reuptake inhibitor but […]

What does Marijuana Feel Like?

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The effects marijuana had on me varied from when I’d smoke sparingly to when I would smoke weed everyday. The effects of weed would change drastically based on my tolerance. When abstaining from smoking the marijuana plant I’d get intense withdrawal symptoms. This article is meant to summarize the stages I experienced from smoking weed. […]

What’s Synthetic Marijuana

K2 Drug

If you’re wondering what is K2 or what is spice, the K2 drug is known as a synthetic marijuana or a fake weed alternative. A lot of people don’t know what this drug is, furthermore, they don’t know what makes it psychoactive with effects similar to cannabis. To be short, synthetic marijuana is composed of […]

What is Adderall?

What is Adderall

If you’re asking yourself what is adderall, how long does adderall last, is it an effective ADD medication, or is there an adderall high you’re in the right place. What is Adderall? The Commonly Prescribed ADD Medication Adderall is a central nervous system stimulant in the phenethylamine class of drugs. It contains various amphetamine salts […]

Tips for Getting Off of Alcohol

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How to Quit Drinking Alcohol If you’re wondering “how to quit drinking alcohol” you’re in the right place. The first step in any type of recovery is to find information so you can take the appropriate and effective actions to get the results you want. I too struggled with both drinking too often and drinking […]