Category Archive for: ‘Addiction’

Need Help Quitting Opiates – Step 1

The first step to get off opiates is establishing a goal. Whether the goal is to reduce the amount of opiate you’re taking or quit entirely there are helpful techniques for reducing the associated suffering, in some cases dramatically so. Before you begin a taper you should decide what is reasonable. This sounds obvious, but most attempts to get off opiates …

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Addiction and Pain

Pain is the most common symptom that brings patients to our office and chronic pain is a co-existing disease state …

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Welcome to My Hydrocodone Party

The hydrocodone epidemic is affecting an increasingly younger patient population and creating a new breed of addicts.  Consider this information, …

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Things You Must Know About Alcohol Abuse

Abuse of alcoholic beverages continues to be a serious problem in the United States of America and many youngsters are …

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Suboxone Strip Tease

The Suboxone® Sublingual Film has been available in most pharmacies since September 2010 and so far, patient feedback has been …

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Suboxone Diversion Crisis

Suboxone® (buprenorphine) therapy is one of the most promising treatments for opiate addiction. Buprenorphine is the first addiction drug that …

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Risk Factors for Addiction

One of the purposes of this website is to provide a place where addiction specialists, researchers, and individuals who suffer from addition can connect and share information to increase their endogenous hedonic tone. I hope you will join us as we discover that we all have the potential to become celebrities in recovery.

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