man suffering from grief and addiction

Grief and Addiction

Grief is the emotional reaction to a traumatic event, specifically to trauma, loss, or death. People experience grief in different ways and at different paces. Grief can be expressed spiritually, socially, physically, emotionally, creatively, or even through avoidance techniques, which may lead to negative coping skills and developments of addictions. According to the National Institute…

mans blue eye shortly after he has taken hallucinogens


Hallucinogens are a group of drugs that affect one’s consciousness of their surroundings, as well as change their thoughts and feelings. They cause hallucinations or images and sensations that seem very real when they are not. There are two categories of hallucinogens, classic and dissociative. Classic hallucinogens include LSD, Psilocybin, and Peyote, which cause the…