One of the biggest challenges in attaining sobriety is relapse. It is difficult to quit heroin and other prescription drugs, but more difficult than quitting is preventing a relapse once a person takes the path of sobriety. … [Read more...] about Tips to Avoid Heroin and Opioid Addiction Relapse
Treatment and Recovery From Heroin Addiction
Heroin addiction affects the lives of more than 9.2 million people across the globe, an estimated half million live in the United States. CDC resources show that there are 150,000 new users each year and nearly 20 percent of … [Read more...] about Treatment and Recovery From Heroin Addiction
About Opiate Addictions
More and more individuals are living daily with widespread chronic pain, which may become so debilitating, it is difficult to hold down a job or function normally. Routines such as dressing, teeth brushing, and even combing … [Read more...] about About Opiate Addictions
A Few Different Ways of Dealing With an Opiate Addiction
Anyone who has been addicted to opiate drug before knows how difficult it can be to get off of them. Examples of opiates would be painkillers such as prescription medications like Vicodin or Oxycontin, but also street drugs … [Read more...] about A Few Different Ways of Dealing With an Opiate Addiction
Treating Opiate Addictions With Medication
Treating opiate addiction with medication has become much more common. Today, Suboxone is being prescribed to help addicts begin the recovery process. If you are an addict or care about a person who is, it is important to … [Read more...] about Treating Opiate Addictions With Medication
Opiate Withdrawal Scale – What Is The Opiate Addiction Scale?
The opiate withdrawal scale, also known as COWS is a tool used by doctors and treatment faculty to assess what level of opiate withdrawal that someone is in. Where you fall on the opiate withdrawal scale will let the health … [Read more...] about Opiate Withdrawal Scale – What Is The Opiate Addiction Scale?