Archive for November, 2012
How does heroin work?
Heroin works by affecting the opioid receptors in the brain, disrupting endorphin production. Heroin also depresses nervous system function. More on how heroin works in the body and the brain here.
How long does Wellbutrin withdrawal last?
Wellbutrin (bupropion) withdrawal can last and fluctuate in severity over the course of several weeks. More on the duration of withdrawal from Wellbutrin here.
Dependence on Valium
Dependence on Valium occurs over the course of several weeks to months. And developing Valium dependence depends on dose and frequency of administration. More here on how dependence on Valium differs from addiction, and what you can do to treat dependence to Valium.
Spiritual healing from addiction – How can I start?
Surrender is the first step to healing your spirit and works in addiction treatment. Addiction is bigger than you and you need God to take it from you. Have faith that deliverance is possible and learn where to start your spiritual journey here.
How to treat Vicodin addiction
Are you or someone you love addicted to Vicodin? Treatments for addiction include medications and behavioral interventions. Learn what to expect and where to find treatment for Vicodin addiction here.
Is alcohol addictive?
Yes. Alcohol is addictive. In fact, alcohol can have a high potential for addiction. More here on the addictive quality of alcohol.
Can I drug test my employees?
Yes. You can drug test your employees. First make sure a written drug policy is in place which follows all federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to workplace drug testing. More here on drug testing employees.
Heroin and teenagers
Can your teenager get wrapped up in heroin? Yes, and teenager heroin use usually starts with abuse of family prescription meds. More suggestions for and signs of teenage heroin use here.
Can alcoholics drink again?
A true alcoholic may want to drink again. But the reality is that a real alcoholic experiences alcohol cravings when they drink, which only leads to a dead end. More here on why alcoholics should aim to remain abstinent instead.
How to treat tramadol addiction
You can treat tramadol addiction using medications and/or psychotherapy. Many options exists within these two major categories of treatment. More here on how to treat Vicodin addiction and who to ask for help. Plus, a section at the end for your questions about treating tramadol addiction.