Characteristics of the Best Addiction Treatment Program
Characteristics of the Best Addiction Treatment Program

Characteristics of the Best Addiction Treatment Program Whether you are seeking addiction treatment for yourself or for a family or friend, the search for the best addiction treatment program can…

How Effective are Mindfulness and Other Holistic Therapies In Addiction Treatment?
How Effective are Mindfulness and Other Holistic Therapies In Addiction Treatment?

How Effective are Mindfulness and Other Holistic Therapies In Addiction Treatment? Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders (DUDs and AUDs) continue to be some of the most prevalent health issues people…

How Genetics Can Impact Addiction
How Genetics Can Impact Addiction

Genetic Impact on Addiction Addiction is often viewed as an individual problem, either due to a personal failing or some other issue related to someone’s life. While individual decisions and…

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 medicine and to be used recreationally. What…

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…

Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction
Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction

Disturbing Facts About the Cost of Addiction Everyone is familiar with the emotional and physiological cost of addiction. No matter what drug you abuse, using any addictive substance causes severe…