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How Drugs Are Smuggled

How Drugs Are Smuggled

by Josh, August 9, 2017

When it comes to moving drugs around the world, there is a lot of risk. Moving mass quantities of drugs from border to border from one country where drugs are illegal to another country where they’re illegal. This means two sets of governments are on the lookout for massive movements … Continue reading

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A New Addiction

A New Addiction

by Josh, August 8, 2017

While heroin and opioid addiction is the rage in the headlines now, it’s not the only type of addiction that is ruining people’s lives. It doesn’t involve needles or any kind of ingestion. In fact, many people can fall susceptible solely because it’s such a common thing to do. The only … Continue reading

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Other Interesting Addiction Blogs

Other Interesting Addiction Blogs

by Josh, August 7, 2017

When browsing around the internet, it’s important to read more addiction blogs than just the Chapters Capistrano blog. Plus, we’re only one type of addiction blog. There are plenty of other different addiction blogs scattered around the web. They can provide different outlooks for life. For example, a mother of … Continue reading

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Two Comedians Take a Shot at Opioids in the U.S.

Two Comedians Take a Shot at Opioids in the U.S.

by Josh, August 4, 2017

Two comedians, David Anthony and Gareth Reynolds, took a shot at describing the history of opioids in the U.S. in their podcast, The Dollop. The premise of the podcast is Anthony reads a story from American history to Reynolds, who has no clue what the story is beforehand. While Anthony … Continue reading

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Early Days of Heroin

Early Days of Heroin

by Josh, August 3, 2017

Heroin wasn’t invented during the modern day crisis. In fact, in its early days, heroin was known as a simple cough suppressant and a non-addictive morphine substitute. The early days of heroin are rather insane to think about today. We know that heroin is one of the most addictive drugs … Continue reading

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Ride Sharing to Treatment

Ride Sharing to Treatment

by Josh, August 2, 2017

Ride sharing programs such as Uber and Lyft could be a key to getting rehab clients into treatment on time. At least that’s a hypothesis that St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland is testing as part of a pilot program. The St. Vincent Charity Medical Center launched their pilot … Continue reading

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Heroin Addicts Arrested After Drugging Daughter

Heroin Addicts Arrested After Drugging Daughter

by Josh, August 1, 2017

In the worst circumstances possible, a baby was discovered to be an opioid addict. According to an article by the Washington Post. A baby was with her dad, Cody Wilde at a Walmart in Elk Ridge, Utah. Wilde tried returning items he had just picked off the shelf. The baby … Continue reading

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Harm Reduction Principles

Harm Reduction Principles

by Josh, July 31, 2017

Harm Reduction is a public health policy that helps fight the destruction of addiction. More specifically, harm reduction is a set of strategies that can reduce the negative effects of drugs. This can be on a personal level or a societal level. Many of the liberal harm reduction techniques originated … Continue reading

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Apps That Fight Addiction

Apps That Fight Addiction

by Josh, July 28, 2017

The 21st century has provided so many opportunities for people to find sobriety. From inpatient and outpatient rehab all the way to using meetings on the internet. There are places people can hang out to find out about sobriety. Luckily, there are also apps for iPhone and Android that can … Continue reading

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Synthetic Marijuana Still Ruining Lives

Synthetic Marijuana Still Ruining Lives

by Josh, July 27, 2017

Despite the governments best attempts, synthetic marijuana is still rampaging across the United States. According to Huffington Post, more than 100 people have overdosed on a certain synthetic marijuana over three days. This happened from July 7th and July 10th in Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. By July 14th, 56 more … Continue reading

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