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.
Yes, Fentanyl can get you high. In fact, this opioid synthetic drug can absolutely be abused and produce an intense but short-term high, similar to heroin or other opiate painkillers, but much, much stronger. More here on how Fentanyl woks (and its dangers) with a section for your questions at the end.
The promises and dangers of smart drugs: Understanding the implications of using “smart drugs” to improve performanceFebruary 3rd, 2016
We explore the abuse of so called “smart drugs” taken to enhance learning abilities by people who are not prescribed. What are the risks for addiction and unwanted side-effects? See more, here.
You’ve admitted that you have an Ambien problem. Good for you! … now what? We review evidence-based treatments for Ambien rehab settings here. Get informed.
Basic Bunavail prescribing information with a description of the PROs and CONS of use.
Dependence and withdrawal from benzodiazepines can be a living hell. More on the growing epidemic and problems behind benzo use here, with a place for you to share your own personal story at the end.
Methadone use for addiction is a controversial issue. More on how methadone work on a physical level in the brain, with a section for your questions at the end.