Enabling Parenting Practices: Dealing with Teen Rebellion to Prevent AddictionDecember 14th, 2017
We present the basics of contingency management treatment as it relates to substance abuse and drug addiction treatment here.
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.
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.
Coffee (actually caffeine) can be addictive. But how bad is coffee for you in general? We review here.
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.
We review the difference between normal hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms and side effects of hydrocodone detox here.
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.
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.
Yes. You can get high on fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac, although euphoria is infrequent. Prozac high and more Prozac drug info here.
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.
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.