Category: Opiate addiction

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5 Tips to Manage Opiate Withdrawal

Painkillers are commonly used across the U.S. For many people, they’re necessary during the recovery process from various injuries. Unfortunately, these meds can be addictive. Prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, are taken for non-medical use by more than 12…

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The Problems with Opiate Addiction in Baltimore

Our opiate addiction treatment center in Baltimore have started using medications like Suboxone and Subutex for treating chemical dependence. These clinics help people become clean and break the cycle of opiate abuse and addiction and return to a drug-free lifestyle.…

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Barney, participation trophies, and Nintendo: We didn’t see an opioid crisis coming?

Overdose deaths involving opiates and opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Using information from death certificates compiled for the CDC’s Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) database, almost half of the…

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Signs Opiate Addiction Treatment Is Neccessary

Signs of Opiate Addiction An opiate drug is in the family of medications that include prescription and illicit drugs. The drugs in this family are all opiate based and include heroin, hydrocodone, codeine and many others. Opiate addiction treatment is…

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Are Synthetic Opiates and High Fructose Corn Syrup Similar?

Is the structure of synthetic opiates to blame for someone’s addiction? Over the past thirty years, two health calamities have completely overwhelmed the United States of America: addiction and obesity. The increased rates of obesity and addiction can be tracked…

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How to Save an Overdose Victim with Naloxone

Many states have made Naloxone or Narcan legal because it can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose and save lives. Those states include: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina,…

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