stigmas

Do Good People Get Addicted to Opiates?

Do Good People Get Addicted to Opiates?

Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy plant and are used to treat pain. Opiates work by binding to the receptors in the brain to decrease the perception of pain. They have been in use for centuries, and over time some social stigmas have developed about opiate addiction. A few common examples of opiates […]

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Stigmas Related to Opiate Addiction

Stigmas Related to Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction is a costly disease. It harms families, increases crime rates and lowers employee productivity. These consequences create feelings of stigma, and they don’t leave much room for feelings of compassion. (more…)

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