Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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January 11, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NCBI: Buprenorphine vs Methadone Treatment

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health  Buprenorphine vs methadone treatment: A review of evidence in both developed and developing worlds “…In the UK, USA, Australia, and parts of Europe, methadone is the most commonly used medication to … Continue reading

January 8, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Do Warning Labels Actually Deter Alcohol Abuse?

Very few people are capable of never drinking alcohol in their lifetime, as alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture across the world since we can remember. And despite the government’s attempt to provide warning labels on alcoholic beverages, the truth … Continue reading

October 30, 2015
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Addiction Treatment for Alcoholism

As most experts in addiction treatment know by now, a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction treatment is too good to be true. It’s wishful thinking, because at the end of the day, there are millions of people with different types of … Continue reading

August 18, 2015
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Medication That Can Help Finally Treat Drug & Alcohol Addiction

A new research study has been published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry involving the first cocaine and alcohol addiction treatment medication that has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The medication, though not yet tried on … Continue reading

July 2, 2015
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Book of the Month: How to Have Fun in Recovery

Sometimes in recovery, relapse can happen through times of sheer boredom and depression, not cravings. Many recovering individuals are not aware of this boredom factor, and thus, they wonder why relapse keeps occurring despite the fact that he or she … Continue reading

June 30, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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Contingency Theory Of Substance Abuse Treatment

What is the Contingency Theory Of Substance Abuse Treatment? It means helping an addicted individual choose something else that provides equal or greater reward than drug/alcohol use, thus, helping him/her overcome addiction and stay clean. In many cases, in a rehab program … Continue reading

June 19, 2015
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America’s Top 10 “Addicted States”

Ever wondered what states have the highest rates of addiction? Since the US started experiencing the infamous drug abuse epidemic of the past few decades, especially with the rise of heroin and prescription drug abuse, many cities and communities have witnessed … Continue reading

June 16, 2015
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NIDA’s Definition of Tolerance

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “tolerance” is defined as a state in which an organism no longer responds to a drug, where a higher dose is required to achieve the same effect. Tolerance is a part of … Continue reading

June 15, 2015
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Vital Addiction Recovery Components

Going into recovery for drug or alcohol addiction is a great step to living a healthier lifestyle. But what does it mean to really go into recovery? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, there are some … Continue reading