Addiction Blog

The Muse Blog is a resource for all things related to substance abuse, treatment and mental health: The goal being to increase awareness and available information for the community effected by addiction. Our blog is designed and organized to educate those looking to learn more about the effects of various drugs and potential treatment options, for yourself or loved ones. At Muse we strongly believe that knowledge is the first step towards a life free from addiction and our blog is the product of that belief.

September 21, 2017

Top 5 Questions About Fentanyl Addiction

Fentanyl is playing a significant role in the worsening opioid crisis. Here are 5 frequently asked questions about Fentanyl addiction and what you can do. There’s an opioid epidemic in the US and it’s shortening overall life expectancy. Fentanyl is one of the major causes of the increase in overall death rate for Americans from […]

Addiction, Drug Addiction, Fentanyl, Fentanyl Addiction, Heroin Addiction, Heroin Rehab, Opiate Addiction, Opiate Rehab, Painkiller Addiction, Painkiller Rehab, Prescription Drug Addiction, Prescription Drug Rehab
September 20, 2017

Oxycontin Addiction Signs That Go Unnoticed

Debilitating pain leaves us vulnerable and can quickly lead to prescription painkiller addiction. Here are 5 Oxycontin addiction signs that often fly under the radar. When you think of a drug addict, you may not envision a former athlete who was injured and prescribed Oxycontin. However, that’s how most addictions to the drug start. When […]

Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Opiate Addiction, Opiate Rehab, Painkiller Addiction, Painkiller Rehab, Prescription Drug Addiction, Prescription Drug Rehab
September 15, 2017

Don’t Miss These Ativan Addiction Warning Signs

Ativan is becoming an increasingly abused anti-anxiety drug and the signs of Ativan addiction aren’t always so clear. Here are the warning signs you’re missing and what you can do to help While everyone experiences anxiety from time to time, many Americans suffer from debilitating anxiety disorders. These conditions can lead to symptoms like panic […]

Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Prescription Drug Addiction, Prescription Drug Rehab, Recovery, Rehab, Treatment
September 13, 2017

A Look at Crack Addiction

A crack addict in the movies has become a stereotype. But in real life, they don’t always resemble their Hollywood alter egos. Here’s what you should know. Like alcoholics and marijuana users, crack addicts are subject to widely-held stereotypes that are largely incorrect. The Dave Chappelle Show depicted this crack stereotype perfectly. Chappelle’s portrayal was […]

Addiction, Amphetamine Addiction, Amphetamine Rehab, Cocaine Addiction, Cocaine Rehab, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Rehab, Treatment
September 12, 2017

How to Make Sober Friends After Recovery

One of the biggest hurdles to recovery is surrounding yourself with the right people. Here’s how to make sober friends that support your new life. Are you recovering from an addiction and wondering how to start rebuilding your life? One of the best ways to heal and help yourself is to surround yourself with friends […]

Mental Health, Recovery, Rehab, Treatment
September 7, 2017

Adderall Abuse Is Still on the Rise: Here is Why

Adderall abuse and addiction is becoming increasingly prevalent in young adults. But why? And how can we stop this growing trend? Let’s take a look at the latest data to learn more. The number of prescriptions to Adderall among young adults may not have changed much in recent years, but the number of emergency room […]

Adderall Addiction, Adderall Rehab, Addiction, Amphetamine Addiction, Amphetamine Rehab, Prescription Drug Addiction, Prescription Drug Rehab, Recovery, Treatment