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Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid Withdrawal

December 14th, 2018

It usually takes about one week to withdraw from opioids. The detox process is accompanied by flu-like symptoms. Find out how medical treatment can help you ease withdrawal, come down off of opioids safely, and avoid side effects.

How to Talk with Clients about Chronic Pain and Opioids

How to Talk with Clients about Chronic Pain and Opioids

December 12th, 2018

 #1: Meet Clients Where They Are. #2: Understand Trauma and Talk About it. #3: Teach About Opioids and Chronic Pain. #4: Educate on Alternative Pain Management.

Did You Know Carfentanil Is 5000 Times Stronger Than Heroin?

Did You Know Carfentanil Is 5000 Times Stronger Than Heroin?

October 26th, 2018

This article reviews what you need to know about carfentanil, the dangers associated with it, and tips for finding treatment if you’re struggling with an addiction. At the end, we invite you to ask questions. We try to respond personally and promptly to all real-life questions.

Helping a Teen Caught Up in the Opioid Epidemic

Helping a Teen Caught Up in the Opioid Epidemic

July 6th, 2018

There are things a parent can do to help teens cope with prescription painkillers. If you’re looking for advice, here are some actions you can take…TODAY!

How to Prevent Addiction to Painkillers

How to Prevent Addiction to Painkillers

March 11th, 2018

Five (5) bright ideas on how to prevent addiction to THE MOST ADDICTIVE prescription drugs on the planet: opioid painkillers.

2 Chronic Pain: The Brain to Pain Game

Chronic Pain: The Brain to Pain Game

March 10th, 2018

More on the relationship between painkillers and the brain.

1 The Most Common Medications Used in Treatment of Opioid Addiction

The Most Common Medications Used in Treatment of Opioid Addiction

January 26th, 2018

A look at how antidepressants, benzos, and opioid medications are used in the treatment of substance use disorders. More on their uses and application here.

Are Doctors Just Legal Drug Dealers? What They Don’t Want You to Know About the Opiate Epidemic

Are Doctors Just Legal Drug Dealers? What They Don’t Want You to Know About the Opiate Epidemic

October 12th, 2017

A look at the opioid epidemic and “accidental addiction” with a call to action to stop over-prescription of pain medications!

2 Physical addiction to opioids

Physical addiction to opioids

June 10th, 2017

In this article we explain how you can recognize the symptoms of physical addiction to opioids. Then, we offer adequate treatment options to help you get past physical addiction to opioids.

1 Health Insurance and its Influence on the Opioid Epidemic

Health Insurance and its Influence on the Opioid Epidemic

June 1st, 2017

Greed is keeping Americans sick. More on what the health insurance industry is doing in the face of the Opioid Epidemic … and possible solutions that can turn the tide.

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