Here, we offer a succinct guide in how to advocate for specific issues related to addiction and its treatment. How can you become politically active? Learn how here.
Is it true that meth addiction is untreatable? No way. In fact, meth addiction treatment follows some pretty basic stages. More here on acute detox, physical stabilzation, and long term treatments for meth addiction.
Physical addiction to alcohol is known as alcohol dependence. Does dependence on alcohol indicate alcoholism? We review here and invite your questions about physical addiction to alcohol at the end.
We can easily become complacent in recovery if we are not careful. You can revitalize your recovery by adding some ingredients, a little seasoning and turning up the heat to getting things cooking again. This is how.
The best way to treat Ambien withdrawal is to taper down doses of zolpidem under the supervision of a medical expert. More on Ambien withdrawal treatments here.
Due to its extreme euphoric effect and addictive properties, any use of heroin is considered heroin abuse. More definitions of heroin abuse and how you can address drug abuse or addiction here.
Most people can withdraw from marijuana at home. But how can you ease symptoms of marijuana withdrawal? We review here.
Originally from Russia, drug krokodil has hit the U.S. By eroding the tissue first around the injection site, the drug is systematically taking out large chunks of flesh. What is it? Why do people use it? More here.
Living with an addict can feel like living in a tiny, dark, airless box. How do you escape, how do you breathe, how do you live your life? Here, we provide some tools that let you feel a full range of emotions and learn to take care of yourself.
To treat oxycodone addiction, you'll need to address physical dependence and go through withdrawal. But once you're off oxycodone ... how do you stay off it? We review the most common treatments for oxycodone addiction here. Then, we invite your questions at the end.