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3 Contingency management treatment for substance abuse

Contingency management treatment for substance abuse

November 7th, 2011

We present the basics of contingency management treatment as it relates to substance abuse and drug addiction treatment here.

82 Medications for opioid withdrawal

Medications for opioid withdrawal

November 5th, 2011

Medications for opioid withdrawal such as clonidine, promethazine and loperamide can control withdrawal symptoms during detox. Buprenorphine, methadone, LAAM and naltrexone are used in longer term care for opioid addiction. A comprehensive list of pharmaceutical interventions that can help support opioid withdrawal here.

1 Real stories about addiction

Real stories about addiction

November 2nd, 2011

In this real story about addiction, meet Marylee and Cowboy from the Rosebud Reservation in Lakota Country, South Dakota. They share their story about alcoholism and meth addiction in an exclusive interview here.

How bad is coffee for you?

How bad is coffee for you?

November 1st, 2011

Coffee (actually caffeine) can be addictive. But how bad is coffee for you in general? We review here.

5 Is nictotine added to cigarettes?

Is nictotine added to cigarettes?

October 30th, 2011

Nicotine is a natural product found in tobacco. But do tobacco companies add nicotine to cigarettes? How much nictotine is added to cigarettes? More here.

8 Hydrocodone withdrawal side effects

Hydrocodone withdrawal side effects

October 29th, 2011

We review the difference between normal hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms and side effects of hydrocodone detox here.

489 Can you get addicted to Benadryl?

Can you get addicted to Benadryl?

October 27th, 2011

Yes, you can get addicted to Benadryl. But it's rare. When do you develop tolerance to the sedative effects of diphenhydramine? When does Benadryl addiction occur? And are you at risk? We review here.

14 Native American alcohol tolerance: Why do Native Americans get drunk faster?

Native American alcohol tolerance: Why do Native Americans get drunk faster?

October 26th, 2011

Native Americans may get drunk faster because of genetic predisposition to low alcohol tolerance. But cultural and environmental aspects of drinking can also affect drinking. Discuss Native American alcohol tolerance here.

55 Can you get high on Prozac?

Can you get high on Prozac?

October 24th, 2011

Yes. You can get high on fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac, although euphoria is infrequent. Prozac high and more Prozac drug info here.

24 Do you get high if you eat weed?

Do you get high if you eat weed?

October 23rd, 2011

Yes. Eating weed can get you high. But it usually takes longer and is less intense than inhaling marijuana smoke. More on bioavailability of marijuana smoked vs. eaten here. Plus, what to do if you want to quit weed totally.

318 Hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms

Hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms

October 21st, 2011

What are the symptoms of hydrocodone withdrawal? Hydrocodone withdrawal starts with runny nose, watery eyes and sweating. Then progresses to uncomfortable symptoms of nausea, restlessness and even insomnia. A full list of symptoms and why they occur here.

4How addictive is nicotine?

How addictive is nicotine?

November 4th, 2011

Nicotine is highly addictive. We explore just how much and why here.

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Can you get addicted to black and milds?

October 28th, 2011

Yes. You can get to Black and Milds. Actually, the nicotine naturally found in tobacco is addictive. Learn more about how nicotine effects can lead to addiction here.

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263K2 synthetic weed dangers

K2 synthetic weed dangers

October 25th, 2011

Is K2 synthetic weed dangerous? Yes. We review K2 as a gateway drug, its short history and the problems of prohibition here. Your comments and feedback are welcomed.

131Hydrocodone withdrawal duration

Hydrocodone withdrawal duration

October 22nd, 2011

Hydrocodone withdrawal duration: How long does hydrocodone withdrawal last? We offer a hydrocodone withdrawal timeline here from start to finish.

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