What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone?
What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone?

What Are the Long-term Effects of Methadone? Everyone who faces opioid addiction has a unique story. At the same time, there are some shared elements in many people’s experiences. Dealing…

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?
What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction?

What Is Kratom? A Tool to End Addiction? In the world of addiction treatment, there are many tools for dealing with dependency. If you or someone you know has been…

Can Opioids Damage Your Heart?
Can Opioids Damage Your Heart?

Can Opioids Damage Your Heart? Find Out How Opioids May Affect Your Cardiovascular Health When people think about heart problems, the risk factors that usually come to mind include an…

Is Buprenorphine Safe for Long-term Use?
Is Buprenorphine Safe for Long-term Use?

Is Buprenorphine Safe for Long-term Use? The chief of the addiction section of Oregon’s Health and Science University (OHSU) has some strong convictions about buprenorphine and whether it offers safe…

Preventing Marijuana Dependency
Preventing Marijuana Dependency

Preventing Marijuana Dependency The legalization of marijuana in Arizona has made this once illicit-substance much more widely available as an option for both a medicine and to be used recreationally.…

Changing Our Attitudes About Substance Misuse and Addiction
Changing Our Attitudes About Substance Misuse and Addiction

Changing Our Attitudes About Substance Misuse and Addiction When people hear of others having a substance abuse problem, they may think that they could just quit if they really wanted…

How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System
How Drug Use and Addiction Can Affect Your Immune System

Addiction and Immune System: How They Affect Each Other There are many ways addiction and immune system affect each other.  They range from immunosuppression, weakened lungs, sleep deprivation, and lack…

The Importance of Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Rehab: Dual Diagnosis Treatment Arizona
The Importance of Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Rehab: Dual Diagnosis Treatment Arizona

The Importance of Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Rehab: Dual Diagnosis Treatment Arizona Decades ago, treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol was considered a completely separate issue from mental health…