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opiate abuse

Help for Opiate Withdrawal

Help for Opiate Withdrawal

October 14th, 2018

Restlessness, anxiety, and headache are only few symptoms of opiate withdrawal. What are the others? How can you address them? A brief guide.

How to Help a Painkiller Addict

How to Help a Painkiller Addict

October 2nd, 2018

A practical guide on how to help a loved one who is dealing with painkiller addiction here.

Narcotics rehabilitation: How long?

Narcotics rehabilitation: How long?

May 14th, 2017

How long does the average narcotic rehab stay last? Is a 30, 60, or 90 day stay preferred? We answer here.

Opioid Prescription Laws: How One “Guilty” Verdict Could Change Everything

Opioid Prescription Laws: How One “Guilty” Verdict Could Change Everything

April 2nd, 2017

How can doctors responsibly prescribe opioid medications to patients? A review of a landmark case from 2015 AND recommendations from former DEA Special Agent, Warren Rivera, here.

2 Opium Addiction Treatment

Opium Addiction Treatment

March 1st, 2017

All you need to know about opium addiction treatment. A definitive guide on where to ask for help and what to expect. More here.

5 The pain meds are not working: The slippery slope of physical dependency on prescription opioids

The pain meds are not working: The slippery slope of physical dependency on prescription opioids

March 12th, 2016

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.

14 Snorting opiates

Snorting opiates

November 16th, 2013

Is snorting opiates effective vs taking opiates orally? Can snorting opiates get you high? What dangers are present and can they be avoided? More on snorting opiates and its effects here.

2 How to treat opiate addiction

How to treat opiate addiction

September 28th, 2013

Treating opiate addiction includes behavioral, physical, and psychological treatment options. More here on specific ways to treat opiate addiction, with a section at the end for your questions.

8 Help for opiate addiction

Help for opiate addiction

July 12th, 2013

Getting help for opiate addiction involves a strong support system and the proper medical treatment: withdrawal, stabilization, and psychotherapy. Read here for more on opiate addiction and where you can get help.

1 Signs and symptoms of opiate addiction

Signs and symptoms of opiate addiction

April 10th, 2013

One important sign of opiate addiction is unsuccessful attempts to quit. The prescence of paraphanalia, or physical signs – such as needle marks – is also common. More criteria and symptoms of opiate addiction here.

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