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Dangers of Benzodiazepines

November 25, 2019

Benzodiazepines are a popular treatment for a variety of disorders, including anxiety and sleep. While short-term use of benzodiazepines is...

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How to Taper Properly from Methadone

November 21, 2019

Abruptly stopping methadone treatment can lead to significant withdrawal symptoms that result in intense mental and physical discomfort. It is...

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Anxiety and Methadone

November 18, 2019

Many people who have opioid addiction also have a co-occurring mental health condition like anxiety. Some patients who take methadone...

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Signs Your Teen Might Have an Opioid Addiction

November 14, 2019

With opioid addiction so prevalent in the United States, you may worry about your teenager’s well-being. The medical community and...

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Does Methadone Make You Gain Weight?

November 11, 2019

Opioid addiction and recovery put your mind and body through many changes. Some patients who take methadone in medication-assisted treatment...

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Methadone Myths and Realities

November 8, 2019

Methadone is a synthetic opioid medication used to treat opioid addiction by eliminating withdrawal symptoms and helping to control cravings....

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How to Stop a Painkiller Addiction

November 4, 2019

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, between 8 and 12% of people with opioid prescriptions develop opioid use disorder....

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5 Healthy Living Habits During Recovery

November 1, 2019

When you take the journey to addiction recovery, you commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Taking additional measures to improve...

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What is a substance use disorder?

October 23, 2019

Substance use disorder or SUD is another term for drug addiction. This is a medical condition that changes a person’s...

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Treatment Using Suboxone: What To Expect

October 21, 2019

The FDA approved the medication buprenorphine and the combination medicine Suboxone® (buprenorphine and naloxone) in 2002. Opioid addiction treatment centers...

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