opioid use disorder

What is an Opioid Use Disorder?

Opioid abuse is one of the biggest health crisis in the United States. An OUD, or opioid use disorder, is another name for opioid addiction. If you’re using opioids and they are causing problems in your life, then you might be struggling with an OUD. Take a closer look at this opioid drug abuse, how…

personal opiate crisis

Is There Really an Opiate Crisis?

You can’t deny that more than 33,091 deaths in 2015 due to opiates and opioids is a crisis. These deaths in one year from any cause is indeed a problem. But, the opiate crisis includes more than just street drugs. It also includes medications prescribed by doctors and widely abused by patients nationwide. The Opiate…