May 7, 2019

What are the Different Drugs Used for Heroin and Opioid Detox?

Understanding Heroin and Opioid Detox When someone is struggling with addiction to heroin or opioids, it can be almost impossible to quit cold turkey. This is due to unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, as well as intense drug cravings. When someone quits cold turkey, they will have to experience all these debilitating withdrawal symptoms and manage strong […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment and Program Resources, Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates, Painkiller, Substance Abuse
September 15, 2014

Medical Marijuana Helps Curb Pain, but at a Cost

Medical Marijuana Helps Curb Pain, but at a Cost Medical marijuana is available in 21 states and the District of Columbia. The results of medical marijuana use are mixed, with some important positive and negative outcomes that should be examined. New research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, finds that deaths associated with the […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Behavioral Addictions, Current Events, Marijuana, Medical, Smoking, Substance Abuse
May 2, 2014

Drug Abuse in the Medical Profession

Drug Abuse in the Medical Profession America’s drug epidemic reaches into all streams of life including an alarming number of health care professionals. People who work in the medical community prescribe and dispense drugs, and the knowledge and opportunity for “drug diversion” can be hard to resist sometimes, even for doctors. 103,000 is the average […]

Abuse, Addiction Recovery, Current Events, Doctor, Drug Treatment, Medical, Uncategorized