Why do people start using alcohol or drugs? How can you help an addict quit?January 12th, 2017 1
Outpatient alcohol rehab can be completed as an individual form of treatment or can be used as "aftercare", to support inpatient alcohol rehab. Find out typical lengths of stay and what happens during treatment, here.
First Responders require confidential support for addiction. But what’s getting in the way of successful treatment? And how can we fill the gap? We explore with expert Scott H. Silverman here.
Addiction is a complex disease. In this interview, Dr. Howard Wetsman, MD talks about the importance of treating biological and cognitive aspects of addiction. Learn more, here.
Excessive drinking costs the U.S. $249 billion a year in lost work productivity, healthcare, and social expenses. More here on these costs compared to alcoholism treatment. Text and graphics to help you make sense of the stats.
Has Suboxone become more of a problem for you than a solution? If you’re considering treating a potential addiction to Suboxone…more on what you can expect during treatment here.
A person can be both physically dependent and psychologically addicted to marijuana at the same time. Check out more information on marijuana dependence here:
We examine why licensing, staff, and evidence based treatments are CRUCIAL in the treatment of alcohol addiction...more here.
Supporting an anxious friend in addiction recovery can be confusing. Here are a few tips on how you can help.
Using hydrocodone for extended periods can lead to some sexual issues. However, the effects of hydrocodone on men’s and women’s sexuality are resolved after the medication is stopped for a while. Learn more here.
Family members ALSO need to get help when an addict loved one receives treatment. Why should the healing process include everyone from the family unit? Get the answer here.
No, Ultram is usually not detected on standard drug tests that screen for a panel of only 3 or 5 drugs. But, Ultram (tramadol) WILL show up on toxicology screening for opioid prescription medications. More on Ultram drug tests, detection, and timeline here.