Monthly Archives: September 2018

Suboxone Withdrawal and Treatment

Suboxone was developed as a medication to treat opioid addiction. It contains buprenorphine and naloxone, a partial opioid agonist and an opioid antagonist respectively. Together, buprenorphine and naloxone ease the withdrawal process while also counteracting the opioid’s effects on the brain. Since its approval for prescription use, Suboxone has proven its effectiveness in returning recovering

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Many people hold the idea that if a substance is legal, then it must be safe to use. Although this is generally true, when drugs are evaluated for their legalization to the general public, it is not necessarily taken into account each individual’s personal reaction to it or its likelihood for potential abuse. Recently in

What is Methadone Treatment?

Substance abuse disorders are often complex. Research is still searching for answers as to why one person may be more prone to addiction than another. Although there are a few theories as to how addiction is created, there is no one direct answer and often times many different factors contribute to the disease. Likewise, treatment