Opioid Addiction Archives - AspenRidge
Parents Addicted To Prescriptions
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Parent Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Addiction can have a profound impact on a family. In addition to health-related concerns, substance abuse can impose financial stresses and cause resentment among family members – particularly children who have a parent addicted to prescription…
Black tar heroin
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What is Black Tar Heroin?

All opiates or opioids are made from substances derived from the poppy plant. If you're unfamiliar with the flower, it was the reddish-orange flower Dorthey, and the Tin Man strolled through in The Wizard of Oz. This includes heroin, opium,…
How to pass a drug test
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How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System?

How long do opioids stay in your system? If you're asking this question, you may already be addicted. Oxy, Percocet, heroin and fentanyl are potent substances, and it's easy to become dependent inadvertently. It's vital to catch addiction early…
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Fentanyl Overdose Symptoms

It’s hard to scroll through your newsfeed and not see a few articles about the fentanyl epidemic. The once-obscure drug has invaded the United States and the heroin supply. The highly potent opioid has been plucked from insignificance (except…
The Cost Of Opioid Abuse
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How to Prevent Opioid Abuse

Despite educational materials highlighting the dangers of prescription narcotics, millions of Americans discover first-hand the perils of opioid abuse. Researchers and drug addiction experts continue to focus on soaring overdose rates attributed…
mixing marijuana with other drugs
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Mixing Marijuana with Other Drugs

Disclaimer: AspenRidge Recovery does NOT endorse the use of any mind-altering substances, including cannabis. We know that marijuana is an addictive substance that can cause significant problems in the lives of many individuals and families.…