United States of Addiction

United States of Addiction

America`s drug epidemic has been brought heavily to light in recent years and months and focuses heavily on the opiate addiction suffered by many across the country. In many cases this addiction was rooted in long term prescription of pain killers and pain management therapy. Many prescription users have turned to the `Street` versions of these same opiates. Often these choices lead to overdoses and death due to the lack of dosage control. It's a problem that crosses all social classes.

Painkillers & Drug Abuse

Painkillers & Drug Abuse

Overprescription of painkillers, the Pharmacutical lobby in washington and politicians interested in their own investments, have lead to the worst addiction crisis in American history. Doctors continue to overprescribe and pharmacutical companies continue to lobby for lighter restrictions on strength, limits and legal action against them.

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's drug epidemic has been brought heavily to light in recent years and months and focuses heavily on the opiate addiction suffered by many accross the country. In many cases this addiction was rooted in long term prescription of pain killers and pain management therapy. Many prescription users have turned to the "Street" versions of these same opiates when confronted with their doctors removing them from the pain killers. In many cases this has resulted in overdoses and death due to a lack of dosage control and quality of the drug when acquired through illegal means. In many cases this problem has led users to turn to equivalant drugs such as heroine, turning them from dailly pill users to IV Drug users and also putting them at risk for other diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis.

Recreational and Prescription Marijuana Use

Recreational and Prescription Marijuana Use

In many places, Marijuana is becoming legal on local levels for both medical and recreational uses.

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine has long had a strong connection with criminal activity and the criminal underworld. This image combines the elements associated with many criminal activities incorporating the Cocaine, the Guns and the Money that personify them.

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's drug epidemic has been brought heavily to light in recent years and months and focuses heavily on the opiate addiction suffered by many accross the country. In many cases this addiction was rooted in long term prescription of pain killers and pain management therapy. Many prescription users have turned to the "Street" versions of these same opiates when confronted with their doctors removing them from the pain killers. In many cases this has resulted in overdoses and death due to a lack of dosage control and quality of the drug when acquired through illegal means. In many cases this problem has led users to turn to equivalant drugs such as heroine, turning them from dailly pill users to IV Drug users and also putting them at risk for other diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis.

Prescription Abuse and Overdose Deaths

Prescription Abuse and Overdose Deaths

America's Opiate Prescription addiction problem is becoming the greatest threat to the American Middle class as addicts turn to street versions of opiates to achieve their effects.

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine has long had a strong connection with criminal activity and the criminal underworld. This image combines the elements associated with many criminal activities incorporating the Cocaine, the Guns and the Money that personify them.

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's Epidemic Drug Crisis

America's drug epidemic has been brought heavily to light in recent years and months and focuses heavily on the opiate addiction suffered by many accross the country. In many cases this addiction was rooted in long term prescription of pain killers and pain management therapy. Many prescription users have turned to the "Street" versions of these same opiates when confronted with their doctors removing them from the pain killers. In many cases this has resulted in overdoses and death due to a lack of dosage control and quality of the drug when acquired through illegal means. In many cases this problem has led users to turn to equivalant drugs such as heroine, turning them from dailly pill users to IV Drug users and also putting them at risk for other diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis.

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine and Criminal Activity

Cocaine has long had a strong connection with criminal activity and the criminal underworld. This image combines the elements associated with many criminal activities incorporating the Cocaine, the Guns and the Money that personify them.

The United States of Addiction.  America's Epidemic Drug Crisis.

The United States of Addiction. America's Epidemic Drug Crisis.

America`s drug epidemic has been brought heavily to light in recent years and months and focuses heavily on the opiate addiction suffered by many across the country. In many cases this addiction was rooted in long term prescription of pain killers and pain management therapy. Many prescription users have turned to the `Street` versions of these same opiates. Often these choices lead to overdoses and death due to the lack of dosage control. It's a problem that crosses all social classes.

Heroin and the needle...shooting away life...

Heroin and the needle...shooting away life...

The most common form of Heroin use in the US and around the world, is through intravenous injection. This comes not only with the risks of the drug use itself, but with the health risks of needle sharing and dirty needles introduced into the blood stream.

Your Brain on Drugs

Your Brain on Drugs

Everything we put in our bodies has an effect on the brain, and drugs can cause irreparable brain damage. Intravenous drug use comes with the additional health risks of needle sharing such as HIV and Hepatitis. Additionally, re-use of dirty needles brings it's own health risks.

Prescription and Recreational Marijuana in a Jar with a Joint

Prescription and Recreational Marijuana in a Jar with a Joint

Shadowy Low Key image of Oxycontin pills with a bottle of alcoho

Shadowy Low Key image of Oxycontin pills with a bottle of alcoho

Shadowy Low Key image of Oxycontin pills with a bottle of alcohol and a skull in the shadows of the coming addiction.

Heroin and the needle...shooting away life...

Heroin and the needle...shooting away life...

The most common form of Heroin use in the US and around the world, is through intravenous injection. This comes not only with the risks of the drug use itself, but with the health risks of needle sharing and dirty needles introduced into the blood stream.

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Prescription Abuse and Overdose Deaths

Prescription Abuse and Overdose Deaths

America's Opiate Prescription addiction problem is becoming the greatest threat to the American Middle class.

Cocaine use and addiction and the social disorder it creates.

Cocaine use and addiction and the social disorder it creates.

Cocaine use and addiction has become a mainstream problem in many countries, especially in the United States.

Recreational Cocaine Use and Abuse

Recreational Cocaine Use and Abuse

Recreational Cocaine Use and Abuse. Close up imageo of a line of cocaine, a vial, a razor and a glass straw on a mirror.

The United States of Addiction - The Opiate Crisis Seizes Americ

The United States of Addiction - The Opiate Crisis Seizes Americ

America's Opiate Prescription addiction and Overdose problem is becoming the greatest threat to the American Middle class. Fueled by Doctors and Big Pharma's misleading information and their push for unethical profits at the expense of lives.