Substance Abuse

Suboxone Therapy: Things Patients Should Know

Suboxone is a drug commonly prescribed to patients with opioid addiction. It is actually a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone and both target opioid receptors. In a study conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), sustained use of Suboxone was able to

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Substance Abuse Has No Age Limits

Substance abuse can be a sensitive topic, but it affects more people than you think. According to the World Health Organization, over 35 million people worldwide suffer from substance use disorder (SUD). This condition affects teens, young adults, and even the elderly. Risks to

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Recovery from Substance Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse defines addiction as “a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued use despite harmful consequences, and long-lasting changes in the brain.” Substance abuse is a complex brain disorder and mental illness. A lot of people overlook

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