What Is An Addictive Personality?

We’ve all heard it before, from a friend talking about a new show they just binged all in one sitting, or a family member talking about a snack food they can’t stop eating. It serves as almost a justification for binge behavior, “I couldn’t stop myself because I have an addictive personality.” For some, it [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:40:21-05:00May 25th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on What Is An Addictive Personality?

Why You Need To Put Naloxone In Your First Aid Kit

Naloxone, more commonly known by the name brand Narcan, is an opioid antagonist that saves lives every day. But, why do you need to put Nalaxone in your first aid kit? Because it works to rapidly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. This gives a person having an overdose reaction to remain stable until [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:40:12-05:00May 18th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Why You Need To Put Naloxone In Your First Aid Kit

How To Prepare For Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

As with any addictive substance, over time opioids cause your body to become desensitized to their effects. This desensitization causes you to need to consume more and more opioids to achieve the same feeling. This cycle of abuse can lead to stronger, more damaging drug use and potential overdose, among other effects. Stopping your opioid [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:39:58-05:00May 11th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How To Prepare For Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

What You Need To Know About Heroin

Of all the illegal drugs, Heroin probably has the most fear-inducing reputation. For good reason too, the Centers for Disease Control reported that in 2018, over 15,000 people died from a Heroin overdose, that’s over 40 people every single day. As a highly addictive drug, Heroin demands that users take more and more to achieve [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:39:51-05:00May 4th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Heroin

Why You Should Attend An Addiction Support Group

We’re all familiar with the scenes of alcohol and drug addiction support groups in movies and TV. Typically, these meetings are portrayed as some sad meeting, full of glum individuals, sharing the saddest stories you’ve ever heard. Not exactly the way that anyone would want to spend an evening. But what if the truth of [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:39:43-05:00April 27th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Why You Should Attend An Addiction Support Group

What’s The Difference Between Oxycodone And Hydrocodone?

Often when a doctor prescribes strong painkillers like Oxycodone and Hydrocodone it can be met with some confusion, fear, and often misinformation due to various sources of internet information. These drugs perform in similar ways but each one has some benefits in performance over the other. Here’s what to know if your doctor prescribes you [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:39:16-05:00April 20th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on What’s The Difference Between Oxycodone And Hydrocodone?

Can You Take A Drug Test While On Suboxone?

Drug tests can be full of anxiety. You get sequestered into a tiny room, watched at just about every turning, wondering did I drink enough water? What if I drank too much water? If I pass this drug test will I get the job? With anxieties already running so high, you can’t help but wonder, [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:39:03-05:00April 13th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on Can You Take A Drug Test While On Suboxone?

How To Help A Parent Who Is Addicted To Opioids

Most of the available resources for opioid addiction are focused on helping parents with their children. However, there is not much available when it comes to children who need to help their parents. So, how do you help a parent who is addicted to opioids? As a child, you might not feel you have the [...]

By |2021-05-27T21:40:45-05:00March 24th, 2021|Addiction, Questions|Comments Off on How To Help A Parent Who Is Addicted To Opioids

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!     [...]

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

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 [...]

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