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10 Tips for Staying Drug and Opioid Free During the Holidays

The holiday season is stressful for everyone. Our calendars are packed with holiday parties, family and friend get-togethers, shopping for gifts, and many more events that disrupt our normal schedules. If you’re recovering from an addiction, the added pressure to partake in these events and celebrate with family and friends can make it difficult to… Continue reading 10 Tips for Staying Drug and Opioid Free During the Holidays

What Can You Do If a Family Member Has an Addiction?

            Facing an addiction is a scary time, especially if the person suffering is a loved one. You are worried about their health and safety, how their addiction will impact your family, if you will be able to make payments if they lose their job, or if they will ever be able to overcome their… Continue reading What Can You Do If a Family Member Has an Addiction?

Drug Addiction in the US: How Bad Is It?

The Opioid Crisis. Wine Moms. Teens Using JUULs. We’ve all seen the headlines. Everywhere you turn there seems to be another study, article, or TV pundit talking about how bad the drug crisis has gotten in America. Gone are the days of the D.A.R.E. program and the “War on Drugs.” Instead, we have entered an… Continue reading Drug Addiction in the US: How Bad Is It?

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit 100,000 for the First Time in the U.S.

Drug overdose deaths hit a new high in 2020, with over 100,000 people dying across the U.S. – driven largely by the pandemic, which negatively impacted people in many ways. To put that in perspective, that’s over 10 people dying every hour. This was a 30% increase from 2019 – and things are only getting… Continue reading Drug Overdose Deaths Hit 100,000 for the First Time in the U.S.

Drug Addiction and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

The past year has been stressful on all of us. Faced with months of isolation due to the global pandemic, many of us have been dealing with a variety of mental health issues. Increased levels of stress, bouts of depression, and general mental fatigue are rampant. For others, the current climate has compounded the effects… Continue reading Drug Addiction and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone: What You Need to Know

Often people confuse Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone and it is important to know the similarities, differences and what each is used for.   What is Buprenorphine? Buprenorphine is used as a replacement drug used to treat heroin and methadone addiction, and in some cases to treat severe pain. It is an opioid partial agonist. That means… Continue reading Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone: What You Need to Know

Coping With Drug Withdrawal Diarrhea and Stomach Pain

Going through withdrawal is one of the hardest things someone could go through. Along with the constant cravings, many people experience symptoms like sweating, anxiety, insomnia, muscles aches, and blurry vision. Some of the later stage symptoms included diarrhea and stomach pain. These symptoms are inconvenient, can be incredibly uncomfortable and potentially life-threatening. If you… Continue reading Coping With Drug Withdrawal Diarrhea and Stomach Pain

What You Need To Know About Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Pregnancy, whether it is planned or not, is a life changing experience. It can also be frightening and stressful, especially for women who are also dealing with an opioid addiction. Trying to do the best thing for your baby can be incredibly difficult when feel unable to control other aspects of your life. As you… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Is Subutex Safe to Take When Pregnant?

Pregnancy can be a wonderful and exciting adventure. It can also be frightening, difficult, and worrying, especially if it is unexpected or comes at a difficult time in your life. Perhaps you have been thinking about getting clean and seeking help for your opioid addiction and finding out that you are pregnant has spurred you… Continue reading Is Subutex Safe to Take When Pregnant?

Everything You Need to Know About Suboxone

What is Suboxone you ask? Well, Suboxone is one of the most common drugs prescribed to help treat opioid addiction. It is commonly prescribed at the start of treatment and patients continue to take it until they have fully overcome their addictions. It helps ease the symptoms of withdrawal, particularly the harsh and violent symptoms… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Suboxone

Taking Benadryl with Suboxone: What You Need to Know

Allergy season is upon us and like the thousands of other allergy sufferers you are looking for relief from itchy eyes, congestion, runny noses, and hives. Most people will find relief with antihistamines like Benadryl. However, you also are currently taking Suboxone to help with your recovery treatment and you are worried about possible drug… Continue reading Taking Benadryl with Suboxone: What You Need to Know

What Are Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms?

Opioids are a class of drugs that are commonly used to help patients deal with pain – such as that caused from injuries or surgeries. There are two main types of opioids: opiates (such as morphine, codeine, and heroin) and synthetic opioids (such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and methadone). Even though they are effective when it… Continue reading What Are Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms?

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