Interested in the biological, social and cultural influences behind alcohol consumption? Is drunkenness and intoxication part of your every work language? If you are a public policy maker, an academic, or a student of addiction science…this book is a MUST HAVE for your library. Learn WHY here.
Upgrade your drug terminology here. A list of top 200 street names for heroin. For use by educators, addiction prevention and treatment professionals, as well as family counselors and parents. Know street names for heroin before it can make its way into your home, school or place of work.
Basic anatomy lesson that describes what happens if you snort Vicodin. How it enters the body and what it does. A list of what happens when you snort Vicodin here.
There are three (3) things that you should know if you have an alcoholic parent. Click here to read about them.
Do you need to get drunk to survive Christmas? Does drinking to get drunk over the holidays mean that you have an alcohol problem? Test yourself here.
Dopamine in the brain is thought to reinforce the cycle of addiction. But how is dopamine related to addiction relapse? More on environmental cues in the mind of an addict here
The tendency for addicts new to recovery is to minimize the relapse prevention plan, leaving residential treatment with the attitude that they are going to somehow ‘will’ themselves to success. Learn why 12 step relapse prevention techniques CAN and DO help prevent relapse here.
Prepared for Vicodin withdrawal? We outline the main symptoms of Vicodin withdrawal and let you know when you should seek medical help during Vicodin withdrawal here.
Yes, methadone can cause excessive sweating. Dr. Burson explains how to treat excessive sweating caused by methadone here.
From his memoir of heroin addiction, Richie Farrell describes the last moments of a planned heroin overdose. A brief look at what happens during a heroin overdose, and a dying man’s thoughts about the events which drove him to heroin.