Is Smoking Nutmeg Dangerous?

As strange as it may sound, smoking nutmeg to get high has become a trend among recreational drug abusers. Nutmeg is a spice that has been used in the kitchen for years, but recent videos and blogs on the internet have showcased the drug’s mind-altering potential when the spice is smoked. Nutmeg has become a … Read more

Overconfidence and Addiction Relapse

To illustrate how difficult it is to maintain long-term addiction recovery, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) confirms that relapse rates for addiction recovery are between 40-60 percent, and 99 percent of recovering addicts will experience a brief stint of relapse at some point during recovery. While these numbers are incredibly high, recovering addicts … Read more

Dental Pain and Narcotic Abuse

Many people fear going to the dentist even though dental practices have evolved to minimize discomfort. Healthy dental care is important for many aspects of your physical health and it is recommended that you see your dentist at least once a year for an examination and maintenance. However, many people only go to the dentist … Read more

Veterinarians and Addiction

Veterinarians experience stress, anxiety, financial concerns and long hours, and they have easy access to narcotic painkillers, nitrous oxide and even Ketamine. The temptation to abuse these highly addictive drugs can be more than some vets can resist. Many other vets become addicted to alcohol instead. Why Do Veterinarians Abuse Substances? Veterinarians succumb to the … Read more