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How To Get Through Suboxone Withdrawal

Suboxone Withdrawal is Not Easy, But Not Impossible Suboxone is the brand name for the medication buprenorphine, an opioid antagonist that is used to treat the symptoms associated with opioid addiction and opioid withdrawal. In many cases, Suboxone serves an important purpose. Those who have been suffering at the hands of severe opioid addiction and […]

Is Addiction a Medical Diagnosis in the DSM-5

Classifying Addiction as a Disease When it comes to addiction, there are many existing and long-standing stigmas that – sadly – prevent many men and women from seeking the professional help they so desperately need. Many mistakenly believe that substance abuse and dependency are linked to will-power or morality. They believe that addiction is a […]

Benzodiazepine Dependence Treatment for the Elderly

Benzodiazepine Dependency Treatment for Senior Citizens As the rates of opioid abuse, dependence, and overdose-related death continue to rise, many of the attention placed on untimely drug overdose deaths is put solely onto drugs like prescription painkillers and heroin. However, over the past several years, overdose rates directly linked to benzodiazepines have also been on […]

How to Find a Reputable Addiction Interventionist

Watching a loved one battle an active addiction is likely one of the most emotionally devastating things you will ever do. Addiction is a cunning, baffling, and powerful disease – one that dramatically affects everyone involved. Addiction is also a disease of denial. This means that even when the issues associated with the addictive disorder […]