In: Opiate Abuse

What Can Discovery do for my Opioid Addiction?

Drug overdoses, nearly two-thirds of them from prescription opioids, heroin and synthetic opioids, killed 64,000 Americans in 2016, over 20 percent…

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Treatment for Vicodin Addiction

According to studies, hydrocodone/acetaminophen, commonly known as Vicodin, Norco or Lortab, had approximately 123.3 million prescriptions in 2014. Vicodin is a…

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Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Intoxication, Withdrawal and Addiction

The opioid epidemic has been ravishing through the United State of America since the 1990s and it has been worsening over…

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Opioid Addiction: What can I do next?

Opioid addiction is life-threatening and this addiction should be taken seriously. Most individuals continue to abuse opioids because the withdrawal effects…

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How Can I Treat my Opioid Addiction?

Treatment for opioid addiction is best suited with a combination of medications and psychotherapy. Unfortunately, “quitting cold turkey” has a poor…

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Opioid Addiction
Do I Have an Opioid Addiction?

According to statistics, opioid addiction affects approximately five million individuals in the United States each year and is responsible for 17,000…

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Facts & Stats Behind Xanax

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is…

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Drugs of Abuse: Distinguishing Meth, Heroin, and Xanax

Methamphetamine, heroin and Xanax are all distinct drugs that have different impacts on the body and mind. Methamphetamine, otherwise known as…

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

A mental health disorder or a substance abuse disorder usually does not exist in an isolated vacuum. This means that it…

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Co-Occurring Disorders

Substance abuse and addiction can mask a mental illness and vice versa. Many clients admit to an addiction treatment program only…

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