Friday April 18th 2014

Drug

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Do Suboxone and methadone really work to treat addiction?

July 18th, 2013

Do methadone and Suboxone work as a long-term solution for opiate addiction? Or do they do more harm than good? More on how methadone and Suboxone (buprenorphine) DO NOT treat the root of the opiate addiction epidemic here.

MDMA’s effects on your brain and body

July 16th, 2013

MDMA starts affecting the central nervous system within 90 minutes of ingestion and can last for up to 6 hours. But what happens to your brain on MDMA? We explore physical effects of MDMA on the brain and body here.

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Help for opiate addiction

July 12th, 2013

Getting help for opiate addiction involves a strong support system and the proper medical treatment: withdrawal, stabilization, and psychotherapy. Read here for more on opiate addiction and where you can get help.

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How to let go of an addict

July 10th, 2013

Letting go of an addict can occur in small steps. Learn how to start taking the focus off an addict and place it on yourself here.

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Dependence on meth

July 9th, 2013

Dependence on meth occurs when the body needs meth to function normally. Symptoms of meth dependence include drug craving, extreme irritability, and tachycardia when you lower meth doses. More on meth dependence here.

How to treat nicotine addiction

July 8th, 2013

Do you think you have a problem with nicotine? Find out more about nicotine addiction treatment and treatment programs here.

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Talking to kids about drug addiction

July 7th, 2013

A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.

Help for crack addiction

July 6th, 2013

Help for crack addiction includes detox and psychological treatments. If you’re addicted to crack, there is help for you. More on where to find it here.

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What is meth withdrawal?

July 5th, 2013

Meth withdrawal occurs when you experience a crash in dopamine in the brain. What helps meth withdrawal? We review here.

Heroin withdrawal side effects

July 4th, 2013

Expected withdrawal side effects from heroin can include diarrhea, cramps, sweating, and restlessness. However, heroin can also provoke serious adverse side effects in those with overall poor health. More heroin withdrawal side effects here.