Over 100 teens per hour, that is about 2,500 per day, abuse prescription medications for the first time in their lives. We outline the significant statistics and what can parents do about it, here.
How can parents recognize if their child abuses prescription drugs? A description of the signs that parents can look for in their children…and a section for your questions at the end.
As a synthetic opioid, methadone is used in opiate replacement therapy for addiction. But, it is a highly addictive drug that can lead you to physical or psychological dependence. Read more about methadone abuse here.
There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.
What can Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) do to protect patients’ susceptible to prescription opioid abuse? More here.
Looking for help for a Ritalin problem? Learn what doe the process of Ritalin addiction treatment includes, and the ways to help yourself or a loved one on their journey to achieving and maintaining sobriety. More here.
How is Ativan used? But, is it addictive? And, what about Ativan side effects? We answer here:
How can opioid or opiate dependence be treated with a prescription for another opioid? More here.
Why not try these 5 solutions for insomnia before you turn to a doctor for prescription sleeping medications? You may be getting a quality night’s sleep sooner than you think.
Is the “no intimate relationships during the first year of sobriety” suggestion important to follow? Here, we explain why dating and starting new relationships in early recovery is not recommended.