Drug Detox

26 11, 2018

FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill

2019-01-30T16:10:34+00:00November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

In a move that has medical watchdogs, media outlets, and the public at large in a bit of an uproar, the Food and Drug Administration recently approved a powerful new opioid for medical use in early 2019. FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill Dsuvia, a tablet form of sufentanil developed by [...]

5 05, 2018

Methadone vs. Buprenorphine – Which has better long-term results for treating opioid addiction?

2019-01-30T17:45:26+00:00May 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Methadone and Buprenorphine are both one main medication options for treating opioid addiction. They belong to the treatment method known as substitution therapy as they’re opiate agonists which block opiate receptors. They do differ, however, having their own benefits and downfalls. Rehabilitation programs will use methadone or buprenorphine as an opioid substitute. As the [...]

12 02, 2018

Suboxone Explained: Risks, Benefits and Effectiveness

2019-01-30T21:33:39+00:00February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Suboxone is a drug approved by the FDA in 2003 to treat strong opiate addictions, like heroin. With proper use, Suboxone can lessen the intensity of withdrawal symptoms and kick start your road to recovery. Its popularity stems from its effectiveness. This drug consists of two main components: buprenorphine and naloxone. They both work [...]

2 12, 2017

Addicted and In Denial: How to Face the Truth and Own It

2019-01-26T00:12:25+00:00December 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

People dealing with addiction often view sobriety as unnecessary. They don’t see a reason to change their behavior. It’s okay to accept that you might need help. Once that’s out of the way, recovery is possible. With the right treatment and support, a lasting change can be made. It’s important to remember that the [...]

5 11, 2017

Overview: The Best ORTs (Opioid Replacement Therapies)

2019-01-30T22:05:32+00:00November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

When it comes to recovering from opioid addiction, faster isn’t always better— which is exactly why opioid replacement therapy (ORT) can work so well. Opioids can take a serious toll on the body, especially with strong cravings that cause intense withdrawal symptoms. In fact, many people addicted to opioids are reluctant to seek treatment [...]

11 10, 2017

Withdrawal Timelines Details for 11 Commonly Abused Drugs

2019-01-31T00:12:13+00:00October 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Withdrawal timelines vary from drug to drug. Some are said not to cause any withdrawal when you abstain while others have strong symptoms. This scale of withdrawal intensity coincides with how addictive a drug is considered to be. Withdrawal Timelines Details for 11 Commonly Abused Drugs According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, [...]

7 10, 2017

EMDR Therapy and How it Works to Heal Addiction

2019-01-31T00:13:50+00:00October 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy has become all the rage. It’s the latest and greatest, super cool, “it” thing therapists are performing on patients in their sincere attempt to help us all get right in the head. Thank God. Some of us could [...]