6 04, 2021

End Heroin BHAM Walk

By |2021-04-06T16:14:02-05:00April 6th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE? Every year the END HEROIN BHAM Walk brings thousands of people together in an effort to spread awareness about the drug epidemic in Alabama, and create a sense of solidarity for those struggling through it. This solidarity is just one way to reduce the stigma around substance use disorder (SUD) and [...]

19 03, 2021

Case Study: reSET-O: Steady Support For Those On A Recovery Journey

By |2021-03-19T22:40:51-05:00March 19th, 2021|Addiction|0 Comments

Fritz Clinic is dedicated to providing world-class support to those in need, especially those dealing with opioid addiction. As we all know, COVID-19 made life difficult, with many businesses having to shut down completely. This wasn't an option for us, so we made changes. Read more in the case study below!     [...]

1 03, 2021

Alternatives To Prescription Painkillers

By |2021-03-04T18:00:25-05:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For people who are currently in treatment for, or have completed treatment for opioid dependency or addiction, it's of utmost importance to stay sober from opioids to ensure that you don’t relapse. However, life and accidents happen, often resulting in the need for some kind of medical surgery. Getting surgery as someone recovering from opioid [...]

21 02, 2021

Why Opioids Are Becoming A Huge Problem For Teenagers

By |2021-03-04T17:47:11-05:00February 21st, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

Drug dependency and abuse are often thought of as only “adult” issues. It’s hard to imagine that teens and young adults can access enough prescription pain medication to develop an addiction. However, opioids are often among the first, and most commonly abused drugs among adolescents. But why are opioids becoming a huge problem for teenagers? [...]

16 02, 2021

Fentanyl May Be The Most Dangerous Opioid On The Market

By |2021-03-04T17:47:00-05:00February 16th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

Many don't know this, but Fentanyl may be the most dangerous opioid on the market right now. This is due in part to the ease in which users can gain access to it. Used illegally, it is combined with other addictive drugs like heroin or cocaine in an attempt to increase the euphoric effect for [...]

11 02, 2021

How To Properly Dispose Of Prescription Pain Medication

By |2021-03-04T17:46:48-05:00February 11th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

How To Properly Dispose Of Prescription Pain Medication  There are plenty of urban legends about getting rid of opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone. If you ask any number of people you’ll receive any number of answers from "flush them" to "don’t flush them because it poisons the water supply" to "throw them away" and [...]

6 02, 2021

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Opioid Addiction

By |2021-03-04T17:46:30-05:00February 6th, 2021|Addiction|0 Comments

As the opioid epidemic continues to ravage the United States, lots of false information finds its way into popular opinion. Disseminated on social media and in person, this kind of misinformation can be incredibly harmful when taken seriously. It’s important to always listen to the facts and experts, especially when taking any kind of advice [...]

1 02, 2021

What Are The Signs Of An Opioid Addiction?

By |2021-02-22T22:33:25-05:00February 1st, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

Do you have a loved one taking a prescription opioid, and their actions and words seem to be different from before they started taking the pills? Maybe it's worse than pills, they were turned down for painkillers, and you suspect they are getting heroin from the streets. If you aren't sure what to do, your [...]

6 01, 2021

Opioid Addiction, The Mental Health Crisis We Need To Talk About

By |2021-03-04T18:11:41-05:00January 6th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

Opioid addiction is thought of as many things, a public health crisis, a massive failing of the pharmaceutical industry, a deadly epidemic which, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, took the lives of 128 people every day in America. However, opioid addiction isn’t often talked about what it is; a mental illness.   [...]

1 01, 2021

How Does Suboxone Help Treat Opioid Addiction?

By |2021-02-23T22:47:48-05:00January 1st, 2021|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

For anyone suffering from opioid addiction, the effects can be devastating, wreaking havoc on them physically, emotionally, and financially. In many cases, opioid addictions can cost individuals their job, their friends, and even their families. Individuals become overwhelmed and unable to think about anything else. But, there is hope! Suboxone is used to treat individuals [...]