Media Portrayal of Opioid Treatment

Media Portrayal of Opioid Treatment

Why is the Media Portrayal of Opioid Treatment Important? When it comes to the media portrayal of opioid treatment, it is...

FDA on MAT as a Treatment

FDA on MAT as a Treatment

What is MAT as a Treatment? According to an article in the New York Times, the Food and Drug Administration plans...

Rise in Opioid Crisis and MAT

Rise in Opioid Crisis and MAT

What Do We Know About the Opioid Crisis and MAT? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130...

What is MAT?

Understanding MAT: Medication Assisted Treatment According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Medication Assisted Treatment (also known...

Why Do I Need to Detox From Alcohol?

Why Do I Need to Detox From Alcohol?

Detox from Alcohol You have been in this place before. You’re wondering why you can’t “just cut back” on your drinking....

What is the Difference Between Inpatient Detox and Outpatient Detox for Heroin?

What is the Difference Between Inpatient Detox and Outpatient Detox for Heroin?

Choosing the Right Detox for Heroin Heroin addiction is extremely intense and life-threatening. In fact, 47,600 people died from heroin overdoses...

How Can Clonidine Manage Withdrawal Symptoms?

How Can Clonidine Manage Withdrawal Symptoms?

What is Clonidine? According to Medline, Clonidine was originally intended to treat high blood pressure or symptoms associated with ADHD. Clonidine...

Is Quitting Heroin Cold Turkey a Good Idea?

Is Quitting Heroin Cold Turkey a Good Idea?

Can I Quit Heroin Cold Turkey? One of the many hallmarks of drug or alcohol addiction is the inability to stop...

What Can I Expect In Detox?

What Can I Expect In Detox?

What is Detox Like? Aside from making the decision to enter treatment for addiction, detox is one of the most important...

medically assisted detox

What is Medically Assisted Detox?

What is Detox Like? When a person is ready to get sober from drugs or alcohol, one of the first things...

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