Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of AddictionFebruary 21st, 2017
What are the effects of methadone treatment during pregnancy? Should a woman stop methadone treatment if she is pregnant? Dr. Burson explains why not here.
There are three parts to the serenity prayer. We break it down in terms that you can understand and let you know how a request for serenity, courage, and wisdom can change your life.
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.
Looking for up to date statistics? We list government, industry and non-profit sites which give you the most recent statistics related to gaming and gambling addiction.
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.
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
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.
Step 1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. Are you struggling with Step 1 in AA? Read more about how you can apply Step 1 in your life in this passage from Rabbi Shais Taub.