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How Long Does My Husband Need to See a Suboxone Doctor During Addiction Treatment?

You may have heard of Suboxone but don’t really know much about it. You may know it’s used in the treatment of opioid addiction. This is true, although the narcotic component of Suboxone, buprenorphine, is also sometimes used purely in the treatment of pain. If you’re a spouse whose husband

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Is There Any Way Around Telling Boss About Need for Rehab?

You’ve taken the first step and admitted you need help for your addiction. Now, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the implications for your personal life. Your addiction has most likely affected every aspect of your life, including your job. You may want to keep your need for rehab private

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Is There a Difference Between Opiates, Opioids, and Narcotics?

The words narcotic, opiate, and opioid are often used interchangeably to describe addictive drugs that are or have been used as pain medications. While “narcotic” is often thought of as a synonym for “illegal drug,” it really describes a drug that induces narcosis or insensibility. The word narcotic is also

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What Are the Steps in a Heroin Treatment Program?

If you or a loved one is addicted to heroin, you may feel like you don’t know where to turn. Many people become addicted to heroin to deal with chronic pain, or they’re trying to self-medicate a mental illness. No matter the reason for usage, heroin is a very dangerous

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What Strategies Do Detox Centers Use to Ease Withdrawal Symptoms?

Detox, or removing drugs or alcohol from the body, is a vulnerable time where persons addicted to these substances tend to give up due to discomforting withdrawal symptoms. Depending on the type of substance abused, some of the withdrawal symptoms can be severe both physically and emotionally. Men and women