Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of AddictionFebruary 21st, 2017
Addiction does not arise in isolation. But how can you apply family focused treatment to addiction? Learn how therapists use family dynamics and GENOGRAM diagrams to help addicts break the addiction cycle.
Can taking Vicodin harm you? Worried about Vicodin adverse effects? We review the adverse side effects of taking Vicodin here. Taken from the drug label itself!
Looking for ways to stay clean and sober on the weekend? We review the most essential weekend relapse prevention tips here.
Dr. Jana Burson, who treats opiate addiction using methadone, presents methadone myths and methadone facts here. This is the first article in a series of posts to get the facts about methadone to you, the public.
Yes, Vicodin is highly addictive. Most people who take Vicodin will develop tolerance and physical dependence on the opioid pain killer. Doctors expect this. But who is at risk of becoming a Vicodin addict or developing Vicodin addiction? More on the addictive qualities of Vicodin here.
Ever sneak into a friend's wife's shower and bathroom to score some Percoset? Heroin addicts like Richie Farrell will do anything to get a fix. From his book "What's Left of Us", this heroin addicts story is the real thing. More heroin addicts stories inside.
Do you know when signs can signal addiction to Vicodin? Social withdrawal, apathy, and emergency prescription refills are all potential signs of Vicodin addiction. Learn to recognize signs and symptoms of Vicodin addiction to help yourself or a loved one struggling with addiction. Top 10 signs of vicodin addiction here.
The latest video game addiction statistics. Plus, symptoms of video game addiction and a timeline of video game addiction causes of death. Video game addiction: can it be so severe that it causes death?
Texas Magnum is a young male addict in prison for drug use. He joins our discussions about addiction recovery, relapse and consequences. And shares his most recent thoughts on how he’s dealing with drug addiction while in prison.
What do people call cocaine? From the suburban bathrooms to the urban nightclubs, we reveal over 100+ cocaine slang words here. Thanks to the Office of National Drug Control Policy's database, this comprehensive list of slang words for cocaine can be used by schools, parents, social workers or addiction professionals. Click here to read or add to Addiction Blog's list of cocaine slang.
How do junkies use heroin? Richie Farrell describes heroin use and the possible effects of heroin in this excerpt from his book "What's Left of Us". An honest and frank look at heroin use from the mouth of a former heroin addict.