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? [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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.   [...]

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

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 [...]

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

How Long Does It Take To Get Off Opioids With Suboxone?

If you or a loved one is dealing with an opioid addiction, walking away does not seem possible. Maybe you have tried withdrawal and rehab programs without any success. It can leave you depressed, without any hope, and stuck in the same routine that is ruining your life. However, there is hope for you! Suboxone [...]

By |2021-02-22T22:33:44-05:00December 1st, 2020|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

How Do You Deal With A Loved One Addicted To Opiates?

It's difficult to watch a loved one who is addicted to opiates and the steady decline their life takes. There is a feeling of helplessness as they fall asleep talking to you or slur their words so heavily you can't understand them. You watch them waste away day after day in their seemingly oblivious state. [...]

By |2021-02-23T22:32:05-05:00November 1st, 2020|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments

Does Counseling Help With Opiate Addiction?

Does Counseling Help With Opiate Addiction? There are many reasons why people become addicted to opiates. Sometimes it's because they were in an accident or had surgery and had to deal with the pain. However, this also leads to the darker side ... those who obtain opiates either legally or illegally to deal with psychological [...]

By |2021-02-23T22:40:40-05:00October 1st, 2020|Addiction, Questions|0 Comments