Treatment for Demerol Addiction

Treatment for Demerol Addiction Contending with intense pain can be tough, especially when that pain is a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. Think about those who have broken bones or have just gotten through an intense surgery. They certainly don't want to feel that pain, so strong pain pills are prescribed to [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Treatment for Demerol Addiction

There is Help for Tramadol Addiction

There is Help for Tramadol Addiction Being chemically addicted to alcohol or drugs can make for a challenging life. There you are going about your life thinking all is going well, and then you experience this extreme pain from surgery or some sort of physical ailment. You go to the doctor and your prescribed Tramadol, [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on There is Help for Tramadol Addiction

Heroin Addiction–The American Epidemic

Heroin Addiction--The American Epidemic Heroin addiction has become a well-known phenomenon across the U.S. No community--rural, suburban or urban--is immune. Neither are people from any walk of life, economic class, social standing, occupation, race, sex, ethnicity, or any other classification that would define us. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) in 2017 [...]

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The Dangers of Taking a Prescription Opioid, Are You at Risk?

The Dangers of Taking a Prescription Opioid, Are You at Risk?   You have probably heard of all the dangers of taking a prescription opioid medication, so when your doctor tells you that you’re really going to want to be taking one for a while for this pain or that pain, you’re likely to want [...]

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The Opioid Epidemic – Things Aren’t Getting Better, So What Is Happening?

The Opioid Epidemic – Things Aren’t Getting Better, So What Is Happening?   With so many things going on in the world these days, it seems to many that the opioid epidemic has fallen out of the news. Often, we feel like not hearing about something means that it’s getting better. Out of sight, out [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on The Opioid Epidemic – Things Aren’t Getting Better, So What Is Happening?

Pregnant Moms With Pain Pill Addiction Need Intervention

Pregnant Moms With Pain Pill Addiction Need Intervention Women who are pregnant ought to be able to enjoy their pregnancy without any complications – especially pain pill addiction. For the most part, this does occur, but there is a group of women who struggle during their pregnancy because they have an addiction to painkillers. In [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Pregnant Moms With Pain Pill Addiction Need Intervention

The Stereotypical Heroin Addict isn’t Who You’d Think Anymore – So, Who is It?

The Stereotypical Heroin Addict isn’t Who You’d Think Anymore – So, Who is It?   When we think of the stereotypical heroin addict, it’s usually someone who would justifiably be considered to be a “junkie.” Maybe he’s really skinny, a little greasy. He might be dirty, homeless and have sores. You might even think that [...]

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Opioids and Obesity: The Silent Killers?

Opioids and Obesity: The Silent Killers Many people around the world talk about Americans and how messed up they think the country is. Americans are known to be in an almost constant state of barely contained panic. In general, paranoia rules the roost. At any given time, America is seemingly under frequent attack by the [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Opioids and Obesity: The Silent Killers?

Tracking Opioid Overdoses About to Get a Boost in Connecticut

Tracking Opioid Overdoses About to Get a Boost in Connecticut   For a while now, officially tracking opioid overdoses, as well as opioid overdose deaths has been a problem for many states. How do you coordinate all this information, and how do you compile it in a usable way that will help officials to fight [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Tracking Opioid Overdoses About to Get a Boost in Connecticut

America’s Opiate Addiction History is Older Than You Might Think

America’s Opiate Addiction History is Older Than You Might Think America’s opiate addiction has been newsworthy for many years now. Countless families have suffered through opiate addiction, and many lives have been lost. The news is still riddled with stories of opiate related personal tragedies, crime and health care crises. Since the 1990s, we have [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on America’s Opiate Addiction History is Older Than You Might Think