Heroin Eliminates the Benefit of Stress [Video]

Heroin Eliminates the Benefit of Stress [Video]

At some point in life, every person faces different types of stress that can ultimately influence the mind as well as their behavior. If not checked, these stresses can transform a confident and otherwise secure person into an ineffective, indecisive individual fighting to survive. In order to “treat” these high levels of anxiety, many have […]

Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, I had the distinct opportunity and the unexpected pleasure to explore a unique drug addiction and treatment facility located in the heart of Chicago’s West Side. The Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, located at 2942 W. Lake Street, is a one of a kind holistic treatment model that is […]

Cocaine Use and Abuse

Cocaine Use and Abuse

Cocaine has had, and continues to have, an influence on popular culture. It has been highlighted in songs, such as Cocaine Blues, sung by Johnny Cash, in That Smell by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cocaine by J.J. Cale, and Life in the Fast Lane by The Eagles, as well as in other songs by various artists. Yet, what is it about cocaine that keeps it such a popular […]

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