Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction A Brief Introduction to Opioids and Opioid Addiction We live in a rapidly changing society. For the most part, many would say we are progressing in the right direction. However, there are some negative elements that may never change, regardless of how hard we may try. Drug addiction is just one area where… View more

Heroin Withdrawal

The time it takes to withdraw from heroin, like many other drugs, depend on the length of time that one used, frequency and dosage.

Carfentanil Poses New Threat

Carfentanil Poses New Threat Over 53 deaths have occurred due to the intake of carfentail in South Florida, and most users are blind to what they are ingesting. Commonly used as an elephant tranquilizer, carfentanil is approximately 10,000 times more potent than morphine. Hollywood police say many people who ingest the drug do not know… View more

What You Should Know About Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction The United States is currently caught in the grip of an opioid overdose epidemic. Opioids are often prescribed by doctors to treat acute pain in patients. Opioids, also known as opiates, include hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, morphine, and other related drugs. These drugs work to reduce the intensity of pain signals reaching the brain… View more

Opiate Addiction

Opioids, also called Opiates or Narcotics, are found in certain prescription pain medications including hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, fentanyl, morphine, and illegal drugs such as heroin. Doctors will prescribe Opiate painkiller medications to treat acute pain. Prolonged use of Opiates can lead to a lessening of the pain relieving effects causing pain to become worse. As… View more

Vivitrol – Is It A Wonder Drug?

What is Vivitrol? In the ever-developing battle against chemical dependency, the scientific community has made leaps and bounds in creating medicated deterrents to help support lasting recovery for those in the growing sober community. Vivitrol is one of the newest drugs in a long line of chemically formulated deterrents for opiate abuse. Naltrexone, the chemical… View more