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Hi! I’m Melissa Stailey, a freelance writer that loves to cook. I live and work in Washington, DC.


June 28, 2023
Kratom and Substance Use Disorder

Some health and wellness community people recommend kratom, an herbal substance, to help with various ailments, including pain management and […]

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May 5, 2023
Understanding Prescription Pill Addiction

Prescription pill addiction is common among people with substance use disorder. Many people start out using substances with a valid […]

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April 20, 2023
Opioids and Benzos: A Common and Dangerous Combination

Many people who use opioids also take benzodiazepines. Opioids and benzos are two of the most commonly prescribed classes of […]

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March 23, 2023
Drug Treatment Away from Home: What Are The Benefits?

What Does Going to Drug Treatment Away from Home Entail? Substance use disorder can have a devastating effect on an […]

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February 6, 2023
Wellness and Recovering from Substance Use Disorder

Wellness is an essential component of recovery for those trying to get sober from drugs. Detoxing from drugs and admitting […]

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January 9, 2023
Stimulants Increasingly Tainted by Fentanyl

Many people who use drugs are aware that fentanyl is a growing problem, but it’s often associated with opioids. However, […]

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December 9, 2022
Withdrawing And Recovering From Fentanyl

Fentanyl is a highly addictive drug, but access to and regular use of it is becoming more common. Many people […]

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November 14, 2022
Athletes, Addiction And Fentanyl

Professionals and amateur athletes spend much time pushing their young bodies to the limit. But even professional athletes are human […]

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November 10, 2022
The Fentanyl Crisis in Southern California

Many states have been struggling with the fentanyl epidemic, and Southern California has been no exception. In fact, it’s a […]

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September 14, 2022
Hallucinogen Use Is At An All-Time High

A new report recently revealed that young adults, including generation Z and Millennials, have increased their drug use in the […]

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