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Narcan Now Available in Georgia

Narcan Over the Counter in Georgia: A Lifesaving Game-Changer

Empowering Communities to Combat Opioid Overdoses In a significant step towards combating the opioid crisis, the state of Georgia is making Narcan, a life-saving opioid overdose reversal medication, available over the counter. This promises to have a profound impact on the fight against opioid-related fatalities. Just days ago, Narcan began

Step One in Alcoholics Anonymous

Step One in Recovery: Embracing Change and Rediscovering Hope

The Power of Step One Step One of Alcoholics Anonymous is, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our lives had become unmanageable.” Embarking on the journey of recovery can be both daunting and transformative. Whether you are struggling with addiction or supporting a loved one in their

Caution

The Dangers of the Tranq Have Hit Atlanta

What is Tranq? The horse tranquilizer that poses a risk to all addicts. America’s newest drug of concern is Xylazine, otherwise down as tranq. The dangers of tranq cannot be overstated. It is a major public health concern! Tranq is the street name for the horse tranquilizer Xylazine. Now, opiate

Teens

Teenage Drug Abuse: Experimentation Isn’t an Option

The Dangers of Teenage Drug Abuse Teenage drug abuse has never posed a greater danger than it does today. The fentanyl epidemic is perilous. Teens may think they are safe from the dangers of fentanyl if they stay away from opiates or pills. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Fentanyl has

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

Break Through the Cycle of Addiction

Understanding the Cycle of Addiction  Addiction doesn’t happen overnight. It happens slowly and in stages. Understanding the cycle is crucial. to helping us learn how to break the cycle of addiction. There are six stages that comprise the cycle of addiction. They are: Initial use Abuse Tolerance  Dependence  Addiction  Relapse 

Twelve Step Meeting

“Rainbow Fentanyl” and Halloween – How to Keep Kids Safe

The DEA is Issuing Warnings Before Halloween Related to “Rainbow” Fentanyl Parents need to warn their kids about treats that may not be candy! It’s nearly Halloween and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is warning parents and young adults about the dangers of candy-colored “rainbow fentanyl” pills. Pills that look