What is addiction counseling?
Odds are, you didn’t set out to become addicted to opioids, but it happens. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, there were an estimated 1.7 million people with opioid related substance abuse problems, with 47,000 deaths resulting from opioid overdose. So, while recovery from addiction may feel like a long, lonely path to travel, you are far from alone...
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Treatment options for an opioid addiction can be overwhelming whether it is for you or a loved one, especially if you are unfamiliar with the terminology. One of the treatment options you may see often
Opioid addiction is a growing problem worldwide, even here in the United States. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, “Of the 20.5 million Americans 12 or older that had a substance use disorder in 2015, 2 million
Treatment options for an opioid addiction can be overwhelming whether it is for you or a loved one, especially if you are unfamiliar with the terminology. One of the treatment options you may see often is “Medication-Assisted Treatment”
The news is reported daily about prescription pain pill abuse reaching epidemic proportions in America. With regulations on physicians, pain pills have become much harder to access and some are even turning to heroin. Substance Abuse is now acknowledged as a medical
The Center for Disease Control has stated that pain pill addiction is now an epidemic in the United States. Should this epidemic continue on its current course, by 2020 more deaths in the U.S. will be caused from substance abuse than any other disease.
The prevalence of mental and/or substance use disorders is high. Nearly one out of every five adults in the United States, about 43.8 million people, has a mental illness, such as a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder
If a person takes prescription pain pills for long periods of time, tolerance to the drug can emerge along with physical and psychological dependence. If physical dependence is present, withdrawal can occur when the drug is no longer taken. Following are some of the symptoms that