Antabuse is a prescription medication intended for the treatment of alcohol dependency. Read more about how to take it safely here.
An in-depth look at the difference between dependence and addiction from the perspective of Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist and industry thought leader, Dr. Harold Clifton Urschel, M.D. More here on what’s REALLY going on when you take pain meds and how to get honest about a possible problem.
Yes, Depade is a relatively safe medication for use in drug or alcohol dependence. More here on the safety and efficacy of Depade for addiction, with a section at the end for questions.
What is methadone and does it work as a treatment for opioid addiction? Methadone helps treat opioid addiction and keeps addicts off of heroin. Why is it not being used more widely? Derek Simon, Ph.D. helps us explore this issue here.
Yes, Fentanyl patches can be addictive and cause both physical and/or psychological dependence. More here.
What is Adderal and how is it prescribed? From effects and side effects, to the adverse symptoms of overdose and what you should do in case of an OD, we explain more here.
Looking to treat chronic pain WITHOUT getting addicted to painkillers? Addiction psychiatrist, Dr. Alkesh Patel helps you explore your options and alternative treatments here.
Yes, Bunavail is generally a safe medication. Used for the treatment of opiate and opioid dependence, learn more basic information about the safety and use of Bunavail here.
Acamprosate is a prescription medication prescribed to help people who are alcohol dependent. How can you use acamprosate safely? And are there any risks or considerations to keep in mind? Find out in this article.
A featured article from Dr. Lisa R. Fortuna, MD, MPH, expert on teen addiction who helps outline mental health issues for parents. Here, she considers the research on the social and neuro-developmental factors related to teen substance use disorders and mental health, and translates that into everyday language and practical recommendations.