Why do people start using alcohol or drugs? How can you help an addict quit?January 12th, 2017 1
How can parents recognize if their child abuses prescription drugs? A description of the signs that parents can look for in their children…and a section for your questions at the end.
On average, a daily heroin habit can cost around $150. But how big is the financial impact of heroin on our society? We break down the facts in this infographic.
There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.
Snorting cocaine causes a euphoric rush to the head and can lead to addiction. But what are the exact dangers of abusing cocaine by insufflating it? Read more about the effects of snorted cocaine here.
What can Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) do to protect patients’ susceptible to prescription opioid abuse? More here.
Hydrocodone detox is a set of interventions used to manage acute intoxication and withdrawal symptoms from hydrocodone. The process can be difficult and uncomfortable hard, but it worth doing. Find out more information about hydrocodone detox protocol, considerations, and methods here.
A $100 daily cocaine habit can end up costing you 36.5K in a year. Wondering about the real costs to your wallet and our society? Explore this infographic and learn more.
The time it takes for heroin to kick in depends on the way it is taken. Heroin effects are usually felt within seconds after you take it. Find out more about heroin metabolism here.
In this article, Dr. Walton will discuss strategies that minimize risk of relapse during the treatment process. More tips for practitioners here.
The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression: