Overcoming Opioid Dependence
Over the past decade, there has been a surge of Americans treated for prescription painkiller abuse, and long-term opioid therapy for conditions such as chronic pain has led to addiction in many cases. The good news is that opioid dependency is treatable. Take a look at your options ›
Opioids are notorious for producing withdrawal symptoms that include restlessness, muscle and bone pain, insomnia and diarrhea. Medications can help prevent or ease these symptoms and reduce cravings. These medications can restore normalcy to people's lives and enhance their motivation to change ›
How Much Do You Know About Prescription Abuse?
Different psychotherapeutic techniques target different needs. Some help people sort through their feelings about their addiction to clarify their motivation for change. Others work to change the relationship between thought patterns and behaviors that can impede recovery. Here are 10 techniques that work ›