12018Dec
Getting Completely Clean: What You Need to Know About Methadone Withdrawal

Getting Completely Clean: What You Need to Know About Methadone Withdrawal

Every day, more than 115 Americans die from opioid overdoses. We’re now seeing a nationwide epidemic of illicit opioid use in addition to prescription painkiller abuse. Methadone treatment can dramatically support heroin and opioid detoxes. It can also treat severe pain in medical settings. However, methadone withdrawal can be a frightening, painful, and frustrating experience….

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292018Nov
Handling the Holidays: 8 Tips for Avoiding a Drug Relapse During the Holiday Season

Handling the Holidays: 8 Tips for Avoiding a Drug Relapse During the Holiday Season

Are you worried about falling into a drug relapse this holiday season? There’s no denying that the holidays can be a stressful and isolating time of year. In fact, approximately 20 percent of people report feeling “overwhelmingly stressed” during the holiday season.  While the holiday season can be stressful enough for the average person, this stress is…

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202018Apr
How Does Medication Help With Addiction Recovery?

How Does Medication Help With Addiction Recovery?

Opioid addiction has been spreading like wildfire throughout the country. This has been due to prescription medications like oxycodone, which were widely prescribed in the past years. These addictive medications may lead to drug abuse and affect your health on long term. That’s why addiction recovery centers are taking a medication-assisted approach to help people…

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272018Feb
Methadone- More Helpful than Hurtful

Methadone- More Helpful than Hurtful

Methadone treatment can be highly effective and is most commonly suggested by doctors to help patients with heroin or other narcotics addictions. Methadone itself is a narcotic, which simulates the effects of heroin or other drugs without giving the user the same “sensations” or “high” that they’re used to. Methadone treatment can be crudely compared…

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