Can You Overdose on Kratom?

May 12, 2023 By Debra Jordan, LCSW In Kratom, Recovery
Can you overdose on Kratom?
Kratom is not yet a well-known drug, but its usage has become more common in the United States in the past several years. Because some people lack factual information about this narcotic, they may feel it’s not dangerous to use. Things they may not consider are if the drug is addictive and what to...

Cocaine Overdose: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

May 05, 2023 By jacob In Cocaine Addiction, Recovery
Cocaine overdose symptoms and treatment in Atlanta, GA.
People who become addicted to cocaine often share a common story: they thought they could use it recreationally and quit whenever they wanted. Instead, many find that the drug controls them and they need help getting off it. This becomes very apparent when someone experiences symptoms of cocaine ove...

Can You Overdose on Meth?

April 28, 2023 By Debra Jordan, LCSW In Meth Addiction, Recovery
Can you overdose on meth?
Many types of drugs, including illegal street drugs and prescription medications, can be dangerous and even deadly when a person consumes too many. Can you overdose on meth? Yes, you can, and it can cause permanent damage and even death. When someone experiences a meth overdose, getting them emergen...

How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System?

April 09, 2023 By Debra Jordan, LCSW In addiction, Recovery
How long does fentanyl stay in your system?
It seems like every day there is another news article about the devastating effects of fentanyl abuse in this country. Are you wondering “How long does fentanyl stay in your system?” The answer depends on a few factors, but if you are using this dangerous drug, it’s important to know its effec...

Is Alcohol Addiction Genetic?

March 24, 2023 By Debra Jordan, LCSW In Alcohol addiction, Recovery
Is alcohol addiction genetic?
Alcoholism impacts the lives of millions of people and their loved ones. It can leave them asking “Is alcohol addiction genetic?” and wondering what can be done about it. Genetics definitely can contribute to a person developing a substance use disorder such as alcoholism. However, many other fa...