Leading Addiction Specialist Explains What is Needed to Stop the Opioid Crisis

by Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times The opioid crisis is happening all around us in the background of society, as overdoses from street drugs and prescription painkillers continue to rise. Talk to your local firemen and paramedics and you’ll quickly realize the situation is sucking up our public resources while ruining lives and destroying families. A crisis as devastating as this should be top priority for a sane society, however this issue gets very little media attention, all the while, pharmaceutical companies are reaping massive profits, and globally, the black market for illegal heroin has become a global industry. Pharmaceutical makers are … Continue reading Leading Addiction Specialist Explains What is Needed to Stop the Opioid Crisis

Booze, Weed, Food Comas, Caffeine: How to Sober Up From Everything

Art by Erin Taj by Brian VanHooker Because sometimes you need to come down quickly We’ve all been there: You’re hopped up on shrooms, having an in-depth discussion with your friend’s pet turtle, when suddenly, you remember you have a job interview in an hour and you’ve got to get sober, fast. …Okay, so maybe we haven’t all been there, but most of us have, for various reasons, found ourselves needing to sober up from something in a big hurry. If you haven’t got time to sleep it off, here’s what the experts say might help counteract whatever the hell you’re on. … Continue reading Booze, Weed, Food Comas, Caffeine: How to Sober Up From Everything

What to Do If You’re Attacked By a Dog, According to a Former Navy SEAL

Stephanie Lee Hopefully, you’ll never be in a situation where you have to use these tips, but they might just come in handy to help you handle a dog attack. In this Business Insider video, a former Navy SEAL tells you what you need to know to protect yourself. First, be very clear that the dog is really about to attack you. Use a shirt, jacket, or a purse to draw the dog’s attention from other vital body parts. If the dog pounces, most of us might reflexively put our arms in front of us to shield us from the … Continue reading What to Do If You’re Attacked By a Dog, According to a Former Navy SEAL