Painkiller addicts gradually switch to heroin abuse: Study

Most of the people take prescription drugs only when recommended by a doctor. But more than 2 million people in the United States do not conform to this norm and use prescription painkillers for other purposes as well, says a 2015 report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Read more

Alternative treatments for addiction

People who smoke, drink, or abuse substances like heroin, opioids, etc. as a habit, often find it difficult to quit their addiction. They are usually unable to win over their substance abuse problem even if they try to do so. May be, it’s time for them to explore some alternative treatments to help them quit their harmful habits. Read more