side effects of suboxone

Side Effects of Suboxone

Suboxone is a medication containing buprenorphine combined with naloxone in a single tablet. Buprenorphine has been successfully used to treat heroin addiction and it works by triggering the opiate receptors in your brain to reduce the intensity of cravings and withdrawal. Crucially, the medication achieves this without delivering the intense high or the dangerous side…

how to choose rehab for teenagers

How to Choose a Rehab Center for Teenagers?

According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 164.8 million US citizens aged 12 and over used substances or alcohol in the past month. That’s a staggering 60.2% of Americans. Early intervention and treatment in rehab center for teenagers will increase the chances of them leading a positive and healthy life. Although…

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Signs of Drug Addiction

Substance use affects people from different backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses. Whether prescribed or recreational, continued drug use increases tolerance levels and physical dependence. Ultimately, this leads to addiction, which can be deadly if not treated. One factor that enables immediate addiction treatment is recognizing addiction signs early on. This post will discuss what those signs…

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When to Choose Residential Treatment

Residential treatment is a direct intervention for people with mental and substance use disorders where they get safe housing and medical care in a 24-hour recovery environment. It is the best approach if your condition is severe, and you require a drug-free environment with continuous monitoring and supervision by trained staff. The District Recovery Community…

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7 Ways to Participate in National Recovery Month

In September, every year, the National Recovery Month campaign is made possible through a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The campaign’s primary goal is to create public awareness about mental health and substance use disorders, as well as celebrating the efforts made…