Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
What contingency management interventions are most common? And most effective? More about using vouchers, gift cards, and cash in drug addiction treatment to improve outcomes here.
Monday, November 7th, 2011
We present the basics of contingency management treatment as it relates to substance abuse and drug addiction treatment here.
Saturday, 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.
Friday, November 4th, 2011
Nicotine is highly addictive. We explore just how much and why here.
Wednesday, 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.
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Coffee (actually caffeine) can be addictive. But how bad is coffee for you in general? We review here.
Sunday, 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.
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
We review the difference between normal hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms and side effects of hydrocodone detox here.
Friday, 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.
Thursday, 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.