A person can be both physically dependent and psychologically addicted to marijuana at the same time. Check out more information on marijuana dependence here:
The average cost of meth rehab is from $7K for 10 weeks of intensive outpatient treatment up to about $20K for inpatient rehab. Ideas on how to reduce costs here.
Supporting an anxious friend in addiction recovery can be confusing. Here are a few tips on how you can help.
A clear plan to help you support and encourage your husband’s sobriety.
Using hydrocodone for extended periods can lead to some sexual issues. However, the effects of hydrocodone on men’s and women’s sexuality are resolved after the medication is stopped for a while. Learn more here.
Family members ALSO need to get help when an addict loved one receives treatment. Why should the healing process include everyone from the family unit? Get the answer here.
No, Ultram is usually not detected on standard drug tests that screen for a panel of only 3 or 5 drugs. But, Ultram (tramadol) WILL show up on toxicology screening for opioid prescription medications. More on Ultram drug tests, detection, and timeline here.
A brief look at the trends and dangers of synthetic opiates often mixed with heroin: fentanyl and/or carfentanil. Buyers beware!
Are “safe sites” that facilitate heroin use helping or hurting the opiate epidemic in the U.S.? A review of what’s happening on the ground by Clare Waismann, founder of the Waismann Method®. More here.
Unlike natural marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids can be highly addictive. Explore this infographic to learn how Spice use can alter the normal functioning of the brain and cause addiction.