Yes, you can get addicted to opiates. An in-depth look at opiate drugs, their addiction potential, and ways to avoid it.
How long does the average narcotic rehab stay last? Is a 30, 60, or 90 day stay preferred? We answer here.
A graphic display of the statistics showing who uses prescription opioid pills in the U.S. Find out the details about the age, gender, and ethnicity of opioid painkiller users in this infographic.
Are you or a loved one ready and willing to quit opiates, change the addictive behavior, and live a normal life again. Learn how you can assist yourself or a friend in the process of curing opiate addiction. More here.
How can doctors responsibly prescribe opioid medications to patients? A review of a landmark case from 2015 AND recommendations from former DEA Special Agent, Warren Rivera, here.
All you need to know about opium addiction treatment. A definitive guide on where to ask for help and what to expect. More here.
Learn the safest ways to stop taking opiates and avoid relapse, here.
Where did it all start? More on the opioid epidemic and today’s over-prescription of painkillers. Why do people abuse opiates and how can they be treated? The scoop here.
An in-depth look at the difference between dependence and addiction from the perspective of Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist and industry thought leader, Dr. Harold Clifton Urschel, M.D. More here on what’s REALLY going on when you take pain meds and how to get honest about a possible problem.
Methadone use for addiction is a controversial issue. More on how methadone work on a physical level in the brain, with a section for your questions at the end.