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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Do you think you have a problem with nicotine? Find out more about nicotine addiction treatment and treatment programs here.
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 includes detox and psychological treatments. If you’re addicted to crack, there is help for you. More on where to find it here.
Meth withdrawal occurs when you experience a crash in dopamine in the brain. What helps meth withdrawal? We review here.
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.