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|Comments Off on Case Study: reSET-O: Steady Support For Those On A Recovery Journey

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!     [...]

10 03, 2021

How To Talk To A Friend About Their Opioid Addiction

By |2021-05-27T21:40:34-05:00March 10th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How To Talk To A Friend About Their Opioid Addiction

What can you do f you see your friend struggling with opioid addiction? What if you have noticed that their life has changed drastically because of opioid use? It can be difficult to know what to do. Should you contact their family, approach them yourself, or let them figure it out on their own? There [...]

1 03, 2021

Alternatives To Prescription Painkillers

By |2021-03-04T18:00:25-05:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alternatives To Prescription Painkillers

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|Comments Off on Why Opioids Are Becoming A Huge Problem For Teenagers

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|Comments Off on Fentanyl May Be The Most Dangerous Opioid On The Market

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|Comments Off on How To Properly Dispose Of Prescription Pain Medication

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|Comments Off on Debunking 5 Common Myths About Opioid Addiction

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|Comments Off on What Are The Signs Of An Opioid Addiction?

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|Comments Off on Opioid Addiction, The Mental Health Crisis We Need To Talk About

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|Comments Off on How Does Suboxone Help Treat Opioid Addiction?

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 [...]