Archive for August, 2011
Brain circuits and drug use
Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.
AA founder’s original message
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.
OxyContin addiction statistics
Top 5 annual .gov reports with statistics on OxyContin use, abuse and addiction facts. Plus, where to find OxyContin addiction statistics on the web.
DUI assessment questions
Every state has different laws for DUI and DWI convinctions. And the DUI assessment questions are different, too. Common features of DUI assessments here.
When you should not stop drinking cold turkey
You should not stop drinking cold turkey if you expect alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol withdrawal requires medical management. We review specific risks of complications during cold turkey withdrawal from alcohol here.
What exactly is Mephedrone and what effects does Mephedrone have? 5 facts about mephedrone before you use it here.
Can you get high on Suboxone?
Yes, you can get high on Suboxone if you take it other than prescribed. But crushing Suboxone can trigger withdrawal symptoms. More on Suboxone formula and euphoric effect here.
What drugs help with OxyContin addiction?
Two opioid drugs are approved for the treatment of OxyContin addiction: methadone and buprenorphine. But clonidine and naltrexone can help, too. More on drugs for OxyContin addiction here.
A complete guide on what to expect during Adderall withdrawal. Info on dangers, causes, symptoms and duration of Adderall withdrawal here.
Adderall withdrawal treatment
Help for Adderall withdrawal includes detox, assessment and treatment. No medications exist for Adderall withdrawal yet. Learn more about possible future medicines and recommended therapies for Adderall withdrawal treatment here.