When an opioid addiction strikes someone’s home, the entire focus, rightfully so, goes toward the addict themself and their individual substance use disorder. However, there is another side of the opioid epidemic that most of us probably haven’t put much thought into: addiction makes things pretty difficult for employers. In fact, the number of people…

Finding a safe, effective way to treat narcotics addiction is, as it has been for decades, a continuing struggle. For a long time, methadone, a narcotic itself, was the drug to treat heroin addiction. With the onslaught of prescription drug addiction, it transitioned into an effective treatment for those patients as well. Get help with…

In the area of opioid addiction, there are only a few drugs that have been able to treat it with effectiveness. Buprenorphine treatment is one of them. In fact, it is not only used alone as a treatment; it also is one of two major components of the drug Suboxone. As it is with drugs…

Can Suboxone be Used For Pain Management? Managing pain, especially intense pain, can present you with a wide range of prescription narcotic drug choices that, if misused, could send you down a dangerous and sometimes deadly path. Interestingly, some have chosen suboxone to relieve their pain. It is interesting because it was not intended for…

Developing an effective treatment for addiction to narcotics is still an ongoing battle, as it has been for a very long time. With so few treatments available, and considering their pluses and minuses, it is difficult to determine if there is one treatment that stands head and shoulders above the rest. For that reason, we…