Tag: Opioid Crisis

‘Relapse is a part of recovery’; Addicts must combat stigma as well as disease

Chemicals start flooding the brain, and in an instant, a rush of enjoyment follows. What caused the reaction could be any number of things: a...

Expert: In dealing with addiction, brain is really just another organ

In an arsenal of tricks developed solely to keep using drugs, shame proved to be the most effective weapon. For 16 years, Shayna Wheeler had...