Yes. Suboxone can treat opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal from heroin and other opiates. More on this type of medication assisted treatment here.
Recovery is not a sprint! In order to succeed we must learn to pace ourselves and prepare for what lies ahead. Tips here on how to apply self-restraint, trust, and a willingness to hang in there for the long haul.
A bit of experience, strength, and hope when it comes to people NOT accepting amends. More on the 9th step in the 12 step program here.
Studies show that nearly 3 million teens are using drugs during the school day and the majority of teens report that they know which of their peers is selling drugs. More on this trend here.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
NO. Naltrexone is not addictive and has no potential for abuse. In fact, naltrexone helps people in recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction. Read more about what naltrexone is made of and how it’s used, here.
A list of criteria to evaluate whether an online test for addiction is legit (or not). More here.
Should you just stop taking cocaine? Or should you seek medical help? We review the recommended steps for stopping cocaine use here.
A brief chronology of heroin-related events since the 1850’s in the U.S.
Fentanyl is about 25-40 times more potent than heroin and 80 times as potent as morphine. More on the rise in fentanyl related death and its causes here.