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Ibogaine: Miracle Cure or Dangerous Botanical?

We all know healthcare providers and researchers are desperate to find solutions to the opioid crisis, but are they overlooking a possible cure? Th...

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Cocaine Addiction: Have Scientists Finally Found a Cure?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports an estimated 1.5 million Americans use cocaine. In 2015, our nation saw more than 6,700 cocaine-relate...

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Could This Inexpensive Medication Reduce Your Withdrawal Symptoms?

Withdrawal. It’s a huge hurdle on the path to recovery. Those struggling to leave opioids behind know they’ll eventually have to face the intimidat...

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Yes, Suboxone is Sober & The Truth About Suboxone

In 2014, almost 2 million Americans abused or were dependent on prescription pain medication. During that same time, as many as one in four people ...

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What Does It Mean to Be Dope Sick?

Bill found John curled up on the couch; he looked miserable. Bill asked, “What’s wrong with you?” “I’m sick, man. You got any?” was John’s weak res...

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Is There Ever a Good Time to Use Benzos?

Carol had a severe panic disorder. It started when she was assaulted at age 34. She’d tried many medications, but only Xanax helped. She worked clo...

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The Confusion Continues: Can Baclofen Treat Alcoholism or Not?

What happens when researchers deliver conflicting results? What should we believe? A recent study examining the effectiveness of baclofen in alcoho...

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How to Get Off Suboxone: 3 Steps to Take When Quitting

Approved by the FDA in 2002, buprenorphine—brand name Suboxone and Zubsolv—is now the “go-to” drug for medication-assisted treatment with opiate ad...

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4 Physical Signs You’re Addicted to Ritalin

Ritalin is a stimulant drug used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy. It’s c...

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Should We Offer Suboxone in Jails and Prisons?

Of the hundreds of thousands of people entering our country’s jails and prisons each year, an estimated 15% are addicted to opiates, according to a...

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