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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 When Someone Says They’re 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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Hooked on Benadryl: It’s Much More Than a Harmless Dependency

Ad·dict·ed /??dikt?d/ adjective: Physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance, and unable to stop taking it without incurring advers...

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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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DTs Changed My Entire World – For the Better

July 15, 2011, was one of the worst days of my life, yet it’s a day I wouldn’t change for anything. It was a full moon. I was a twenty-two year old...

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Switching Depression Medications and Doing it Safely

Hillary felt sleepy all the time. She was also experiencing daily headaches. She noticed these symptoms began when she started taking a prescribed ...

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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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