Yes. Suboxone can treat opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal from heroin and other opiates. More on this type of medication assisted treatment here.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
No, you cannot get high on naltrexone; the opioid medication does not psychoactively affect the brains of people who are taking it. Read more here.
In this exclusive Q&A, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Ph.D. about benzodiazepine medication(s) withdrawal. What kinds of protocols are best practice? Why do we get hooked in the first place? More here.
Practical ways that you can start helping a Valium addiction NOW.
NO. Disulfiram is not addictive. On the contrary, disulfiram is a medication used to treat chronic alcoholism. We review more about disulfiram here.
No. Revia is a narcotic antagonist, a non-addictive medication that has no potential for abuse and doesn’t get you high. Want to know more about Revia and its use. We review here.
Symptoms which can occur during detox from Adderall include depression, anxiety, mood swings, and trouble sleeping. More here on which symptoms you can expect as you get off Adderall and how to address them.
No, Vivitrol does not get you high. On the contrary, its main ingredient, naltrexone, is effective in the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism. More here on the effects of Vivitrol on the brain and central nervous system.
When and how does cognitive function improve after benzo detox? We explore a new study that combines data taken at six (6) months after acute withdrawal from benzodiazepines. More here.