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The Long-Term Effects of Heroin Use

Every year, nearly 1 million Americans use heroin, a highly addictive illegal drug. Long-term heroin use leads to significant physical and mental changes and addiction. Learn more about the effects of heroin on your body and mind.

Oct 1st, 2019
When It's Time to Seek Help for Your Mental Health

Recognizing your own mental health symptoms can be tricky. Yet, stresses do build, and, if you’re prone to mental cycles, you need to know when it’s time to seek preventive care. Here are some signs and symptoms that may help your awareness.

Sep 1st, 2019
How to Get a Suboxone Prescription

There are some difficulties that we cannot handle on our own and addiction is one of them. For those that know someone struggling with addiction, it can be difficult to deal with this addiction and often the help of medication like suboxone is needed.

Jan 23rd, 2019
How Suboxone Can Be Used to Treat Opioid Addiction

Naloxone and buprenorphine are combined to form Suboxone. Suboxone is not the same as Subutex. It is a prescription medicine and the primary active ingredient is buprenorphine. It attaches to the receptors other opioids attach to.

Aug 22nd, 2018
Hydrocodone Addiction Treatment: The Process

Hydrocodone is a painkiller that is effective in relieving severe pain. Unfortunately it is a painkiller that can also become habit forming. Hydrocodone is abused more than any other opioid in the United States.

Oct 13th, 2015
Heroin Addiction Treatment: Getting Help Today

Heroin is a highly physically and psychologically addictive illegal drug that can be injected, smoked or sniffed. One of the greatest dangers associated with heroin is its ability to cause individuals to become both physically and psychologically dependent

Sep 1st, 2015
Opioid Use Disorder: The Effects & Symptoms

Opioid use disorder is more common than many people think. Addiction to opioids is on the rise, and is a serious public health problem with potentially devastating consequences.

Dec 23rd, 2014
When Does Heavy Drinking Become Alcoholism?

Not all who abuse alcohol become alcoholics. Sometimes, it can develop suddenly in response to stressful changes such as a breakup or job loss. Or, alcoholism can start slowly as your tolerance to alcohol increases. If you drink every day or binge drink, t

Dec 19th, 2014
All About Addiction

What is Addiction? First, let’s break down addiction by its definition: Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.

Dec 12th, 2014