Drug addiction

 

During my usual perusing of various news items about drug addiction, psychedelics and healing, I realized I was translating what I was reading into what I know to be true. Otherwise known as reading between the lines. Having had the personal experience and years of research with the topics I write about, I’m able to decipher between what is being reported in the media and what is reality. And most times, they are at the opposite ends of the spectrum.
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Ibogaine treatment for addicts

Ibogaine treatment for addicts may be one of the most promising weapons yet in the battle for recovery. While testimonials enthusiastically touting its miraculous addiction-interruption properties of overflow on YouTube and elsewhere on social media, it should be no surprise that junkies and cocaine addicts are notorious for not relying on academia and the pharmaceutical industry for up-to-date and accurate information. Generally, when something like this is effective, like it or not, Big Pharma, the streets find out first.
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heroin addiction, smack, dope, horse, addiction, rehab, detox, Vancouver, BC

For the last 16 months, with fentanyl ravaging street-drug users across the country, more than 100 users at Vancouver’s Crosstown Clinic in BC Canada have been quietly injecting prescription heroin. During that time, not one of the clinic’s patients has received heroin laced with fentanyl. Not one has overdosed. And not one has died of heroin addiction.
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Speed, coke, crack, heroin… Russell Brand took drugs every single day. He got clean at the age of 27, the age Amy Winehouse was when she died. Amy’s death was a paradoxical, unsurprising shock, and Russell felt like he could have done something to help.
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Different aspects of Ibogaine are shared by way of personal experiences and explanations from ex-addicts, treatment providers and experts.