what recent evidence tells us about treating opioid addiction

What Does Recent Evidence Tell Us About Treating Opioid Addiction?

Recent studies have produced new evidence about opioid addiction treatment. The opioid crisis continues to ravage the country. As a result, the need for better opioid addiction treatment is more important every day. After all, ineffective treatment options fail to solve the problem. Therefore, they waste resources in the fight against drug addiction. However, the…

what is opioid replacement therapy

Suboxone, Methadone and Vivitrol: Let’s Review and Compare 3 Opioid Replacement Therapies

Suboxone, methadone and Vivitrol are popular medications often used to treat opioid addictions, and are often used in opioid replacement therapies (ORT). An addiction occurs when a person develops a psychological or physical dependence. Once this happens, the body goes through withdrawal whenever the drug is not in the system. If you’re looking to get…

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About The Bridge (NSS-2 Bridge): A “Shocking” New Device Approved to Aid in Opioid Withdrawals

The Bridge (NSS-2 Bridge) appears small but has huge potential for helping fight the opioid crisis in America. The NSS-2 Bridge is an innovative device recently approved by the FDA to aid in opioid withdrawal pain. It is appears not much different than a hearing aid behind the ear with some extra wires that connect…

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Top 10 Most Abused Prescription Medications

“There’s obviously some potential obviously some potential for pharmaceutical companies to try to influence doctors and get them to prescribe their drug.” ~ Rob Varluck, Director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Quick—what is your idea of the “typical” drug addict? If you’re like most people, you think of a dirty, homeless…